Updated: Jul 15, 2020
Planning Commissioner and nationally recognized engineer brings years of experience and service to the City of Tustin
[TUSTIN, Calif. - June 24, 2020] - Today, City of Tustin Planning Commissioner and nationally recognized civil and environmental engineer, Ryan Gallagher, announced his candidacy for Tustin City Council.
In addition to years of service on the City of Tustin's Planning Commission, Gallagher brings decades of experience as a civil and environmental engineer focused on water quality.
"Our City is at a cross roads and this next Council will weigh in on critical issues that will impact the course of our City’s future for decades to come. My experience on the planning commission and my work as an engineer with over 20 public agencies in Southern California sets me apart and is the vital, practical experience that Tustin residents can count on," said Gallagher.
"I am humbled and honored by the outpouring of support so far for this campaign and look forward to continue my fight to protect Tustin's taxpayers and families."
Gallagher is vying for one of three open spots on the City Council this year with two long-term incumbents leaving the council due to term limits.
In addition to his work on the Tustin Planning Commission, Gallagher has served as President of multiple non-profit boards, including local chapters of the American Public Works Association and the Association of Water Agencies. Gallagher currently serves as President of the Orange County Wat
er Association. Gallagher received national recognition in 2019, as Engineering News Record's Top 20 engineering professionals under 40.
Gallagher's platform is laser-focused on safer neighborhoods and lowering taxes and fees for Tustin's residents and small-businesses.
A southern California native, Ryan lives with his wife Morgan and their two children in the Columbus Square community in the Tustin Legacy.
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