Tim Ryan, U.S. representative, Ohio’s 13th congressional district
Tim Ryan, representing Ohio’s 13th District, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002. He is currently serving in his eighth term.
Ryan is a member of House Appropriations Committee; he also serves as co-chairman of the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus and is a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic. Ryan serves as co-chairman of the Congressional Manufacturing Caucus and is a leading voice fighting to strengthen America’s manufacturing base and reform U.S. trade policies. The Caucus examines and promotes policies to help American manufacturers find trained, educated workers, to lead the world in developing new industrial technologies, to operate on a level playing field with foreign competitors, and to obtain the capital they need to thrive.
He is the author of A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit and The Real Food Revolution: Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm.
Ryan has a law degree from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law (formerly the Franklin Pierce Law Center). He studied abroad as part of the Dickinson School of Law’s International Law Program. He received a BA in political science from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.