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Ryan Purdy

Smart Growth and Land Use Committee Consultant
Email: rpurdy@sandiego.gov

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Ryan is responsible for the Smart Growth and Land Use Committee and special policy projects. He advises the Councilmember on policy issues related to land use, regional planning, community plan updates, housing and development services. Ryan also advises the Councilmember on the SANDAG Regional Planning Committee and San Diego Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO).

Ryan has served as the Political, Legislative, and Fundraising Coordinator for the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® on specific legislative and public policy-related topics including affordable housing, mortgage debt relief, protecting Prop 13, linkage fees, and residential point-of-sale requirements. He also has experience as a political consultant and fundraiser for numerous local political campaigns. Before joining Lorie's staff, Ryan served as the campaign manager for the overwhelmingly successful Proposition H in East County in 2014. Prop H allowed Grossmont Healthcare District to extend its lease agreement with Sharp HealthCare for 30 additional years.

Ryan studied literature and public policy at the University of California Los Angeles and is the 2012-2014 President of the UCLA Alumni Network of San Diego.