Ryan Fecteau

Former Speaker of the House | Biddeford, ME

Assistant Majority Leader Ryan Fecteau was a third-term member of the Maine House of Representatives. In addition to his legislative service, he operates a seasonal retail store in the beautiful seaside town of Ogunquit, Maine. Fecteau was born and raised in Biddeford and attended Biddeford High School. He completed a four-year degree at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he studied political science and theology and religious studies. He previously chaired the Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee.

Fecteau championed legislation to support the growth and expansion of incubator and collaborative workspaces via state grants. The program awarded nearly a dozen entities with funds which led to the development of new spaces in rural and urban parts of the state. He has three priority bills submitted. One would make the largest investment in career and technical education since 1998. The other would incentive investment from developers in affordable and mixed-income housing projects. Finally, the third would incentive the development of bio-based products that can be used as an alternative to plastics.