About Ryan Bent
Ryan grew up in Yorba Linda and has a proven track record of service within our community. He was recognized by the City Council for being an influential community member "whose leadership has played a key role in the city's history." He has served as a City Commissioner, who helped plan the construction of our new library, and as Yorba Linda's NOCCCD Trustee, where he was named " Community College Trustee of the Year" for Orange County in 2017. Ryan previously served as Vice-Chairman for the 20-year General Plan Advisory Committee (2012-2016), which drafted Yorba Linda's core strategic planning document with input from our residents who demand we fight to preserve our lower-density heritage.
As a dedicated husband, father, business professional, community volunteer, and public servant, Ryan will proudly continue to represent Yorba Lindans as a City Council member. His priorities include maintaining the vision and spirit of Yorba Linda while placing a strong focus on public safety and being fiscally responsible with your tax dollars. Ryan attended PYLUSD schools and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business, Master's in Public Administration, Master's in Business Administration, Post-Master's in Higher Education Leadership, and Graduate Certificates in Finance, Higher Education Administration, and Federal Management.