District 3 - Matt Ryan

Matt is currently serving his seventh term as District 3 Supervisor and served as Chair of the Board of Supervisors in 1999, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2014, 2017, and 2021. District 3 includes the City of Williams, portions of the City of Flagstaff, part of the City of Sedona, as well as several unincorporated areas of southwestern Coconino County - District 3 Map

Matt Ryan was born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania in 1957. He is the fifth of ten children. Mr. Ryan moved to Flagstaff in 1982, and currently resides in the unincorporated community of Mountain Dell. He actively served in the United States Marine Corps from 1975 to 1978. In 1986, Mr. Ryan received a Bachelors of Science and Secondary Teaching Certification from Northern Arizona University. He previously worked for a bio-technology corporation, with Flagstaff Arboretum in an educational capacity, and as free-lance writer. He also started a small business making recreation trail maps.

Matt works with the Board of Supervisors and County Manager to establish administrative policy and direction for the County, and provides budgetary oversight for the County budget to ensure County revenues are expended within established guidelines effectively and efficiently. Matt works with residents in community building, resolving problems, and communicating with County staff.

Matt enjoys working with people and considers wise land planning and resource protection as one of his highest priorities.

Matt serves on and has served on various committees and councils and in many different roles including... More

Some of Matt's accomplishments in public service include... More