Ryan Ahari (he/him) | Field Deputy - Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys
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Favorite District Restaurant: House of Pies
Armenian Speaker - Հայախոս
Ryan comes to Council District Four with more than 10 years of political experience. He was first elected as a student leader at his community college and California’s statewide community college student body. Ryan worked at various student government offices and UCLA Federal Relations while studying Political Science at UCLA.
As Policy Analyst for the Muslim Public Affairs Council, Ryan spearheaded the successful passage of hate crimes resolution H.Res.257 and S.Res.118. He then joined the offices of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Congressman Conor Lamb on Capitol Hill. Ryan also helped flip the House of Representatives as Field Organizer on the Josh Harder for Congress campaign in California’s 10th Congressional District.
He proudly served the United States as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia, teaching English and professional skills to rural youth. Prior to joining the office, Ryan worked as Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s Field Representative in the San Fernando Valley. In his free time, Ryan can be found hiking on a trail or asking strangers if he can pet their dogs. Ryan lives in Hollywood and vows to never move away from Los Angeles again.