Calyn D. Rieger
Calyn is running for Avon Town Council to promote a sustainable future, build a stronger community, and help make life simple. Calyn is educated from Ripon College and studied environmental studies, communications, and political science. He was a NCAA DIII cross-country and indoor track and field athlete, executive board member of the student senate, Theta Chi Brother, FFA alumni member, and many more. Calyn’s first leadership role was serving on the 2014 service learning committees and two others at his local high school. From 2015 to 2019, Calyn served with Americorps as a member or volunteer with the Alumni Council. Calyn’s dedication and service with Americorps allowed him to achieve several state and national awards from the MN DNR Commissioner/Governor, MN State FFA Association, National FFA Association, MN DECA Association, and more.
Calyn would like to achieve many projects while holding office; he would like to establish a water and land initiative, composting initiative, and establish change in climate response plan. Additionally, Calyn is actively seeking methods to generate more revenue for the town, build more affordable housing buildings and options, and create a program for long term rentals. Lastly, Calyn is seeking to utilize the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) to mobilize the ticket process and provide live interactives of the buses movement, break ground with more 24/7 park and ride, utilize land for green or recreational space, and support working families with child care assistance.