Trustee Thursday: Heidi Ryan

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Elected as an at-large board member in September, Heidi (Hickle) Ryan is one of the newest members of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau board of trustees and acts as the Communication Action Team Leader. Heidi resides in Island Creek Township, and she and her husband, Bill, have recently opened Dungeon Hollow Brewing in Bloomingdale.

Heidi was raised in Jefferson County and graduated from Edison Local High School in 2009. She holds a degree in Communication from Robert Morris University, an MBA from the University of Maryland and currently teaches Computer Information Technology at West Virginia Northern Community College.

During her youth, Heidi was a 4-H and FFA member, holding leadership roles with both groups. She still owns horses, and enjoys hobby farming. Heidi and Bill have been married for (almost) 2 years, and this year welcomed their son William (Lliam) to the family.