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Ryan White

U.S. Air Force


Last updated: Jan 21, 2014

Ryan White serves as Senior Legislative Assistant for Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) handling policy issues pertaining to national security, foreign affairs, and intelligence. He works closely on oversight and enforcement of Iranian Sanctions, combating terrorism financing, and the promotion of democracy in Middle Eastern and North African nation. Ryan is also the lead staffer for the Congressional Tunisia Caucus, created to promote the transition from authoritarian rule to democracy and to forge a closer relationship between the U.S. and Tunisia. Ryan participated in an international election observation for the 2014 Tunisian Presidential election, its first since the overthrow of the Ben Ali regime in 2011. Ryan graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

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