Ryan Svendsen, and his wife, Amanda, and their two young daughters are proud to call Maple Ridge city centre home. Ryan has worked as a firefighter for 19 years, and served on Maple Ridge City Council since 2018. As a lifelong Maple Ridge citizen, Ryan is passionate about seeing the city reach its full potential.
During his time on Council, Ryan has served as the chair of the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Commission, as the Council representative to the Fraser Valley Regional Library Board, on the Public Art steering committee, and on the Heritage Commission. He also represented Maple Ridge on the Metro Vancouver Water Committee.
His calm, consistent style of leadership seeks to respect and appreciate fellow Councillors, City staff, and the citizens of Maple Ridge he serves. His goals as a City Councillor are to help ensure that citizens feel safe, local businesses are supported, and young families.