Ryan McCann serves as the Director of Operations and Public Policy at the Indiana Family Institute, a nonprofit public policy development and advocacy organization focused on strengthening Hoosier families.
Serving in this capacity for the Institute, McCann assists the President in managing the day-to-day operations of the Institute, with a special focus on influencing public policy within Indiana and informing Hoosiers of ways in which they can mold their government and culture in family friendly ways. IFI is among 39 Family Policy Councils across the nation, and is affiliated with Family Policy Alliance, a Colorado Springs, Colorado, ministry; Family Research Council, a Washington, D.C. based think tank; and the Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal alliance defending the right to hear and speak the Truth through strategy, training, funding, and litigation. These organizations all share a passion for promoting policies and practices in the public sphere to strengthen families, the bedrock institution of all great nations.
McCann graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a double major in political science/pre-law and history. He graduated magna cum laude from the Regent University Robertson School of Government, earning a Master’s degree in government with a focus on public policy. Among his list of accomplishments, He is the author of The Indiana Family Report, a detailed statistical analysis of the state of the family in Indiana. He was appointed by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2006 to serve on the Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana. Ryan regularly stands for faith, family and freedom at the Indiana Statehouse and with concerned citizens at the local level when marriage, family, life or religious liberty are in jeopardy. Ryan serves as the Executive Director of Indiana Family Action and Indiana Family Action PAC. IFA is the advocacy arm of the Indiana Family Institute. IFA PAC is a political action committee dedicated to electing pro-family public servants in Indiana. Ryan, his wife Tory and their sons are members of College Park Church in Indianapolis.
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