Vaun Ryan  
City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 435-722-5001


Background:  I was born and raised in Heber City and grew up on a farm there.  After graduation from high school, I went to college at Utah State in Logan.  After one year I left on an LDS mission in England and Wales.  When I returned I started back in school and there I met my wife Joan.  We got married just before my graduation in Mechanical  Engineering with minor in Business.  After graduation we moved to Portland, Oregon where I worked as a test engineer for the Hyster company.  We then moved back to Roosevelt where I worked with Joan's father in business for the next thirty years.  I then went to work for L&L motor in service and parts.  I got in a motorcycle accident in 2006 which limited my endurance and abilities work-wise.  At the time I was also serving on the Roosevelt City council.Previously I had served on the Board of adjustments and Planning and Zoning.  I finished my term on the city council and then decided to run for mayor.  I am now about to enter my eighth year as mayor of Roosevelt.  Joan and I have been blessed with four children and fourteen grandchildren

 

Favorite part of the job:  I really enjoy meeting with and talking to the people of this community.  This is a great city that helped raise my children and now is helping with my grandchildren.  I enjoy being involved with projects that better our way of life and our progress.

 

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Engineering

 

Interests: working on old cars, being with family

 

Job functions:Conduct meetings

                       Be available to the public

                       Represent the city by serving on various boards

                       Monitor the budget

                       Sign checks and documents

                       Work closely with city staff

                       Strive to be aware of concerns and make improvements as needed 

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