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Riley Dean

Political Fellow


Riley was born and raised in Waterville, Ohio, and recently graduated from the Ohio State University with degrees in Economics and Public Policy Analysis. During her time at Ohio State, Riley was the political director of OSU’s College Democrat chapter and completed internships with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Nucor Public Affairs, and Columbus City Councilmember Rob Dorans. She is excited to join the OEC to increase the power of the environment in Ohio politics. Outside of work, Riley enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring different restaurants around Columbus.