Ryman seeks seventh term
Published 9:59 pm Monday, February 27, 2006
BUCHANAN-Don Ryman, Berrien County Commission for District 11, has announced he'll seek a seventh two-year term in office.
Items which he attends to address in the 2007-2008 term are: a continued balanced budget, while continuing the County's essential services and preserving its proper reserve for contingencies; roads; economic development; emergency management and policing by the sheriff's department and mutual aid to other police departments in the County.
Ryman is Chairman of the Finance Committee of the County Commission. He also serves on the Review Board of the Niles-Buchanan-Cass Transportation Study Group. He is a member of the Transportation Committee of the Michigan Association of Counties, Chairman of the Berrien County Brownfield Authority and Director of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Berrien County Economic Development Corporation.
Ryman has served 32 years as legal counsel for Clark Equipment Company. He has a Bachelor's degree from Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
Ryman and his wife, Martha, have three daughters and five grandchildren.