Ryan Pickut is the Past-President of the American Association of State Counselor Boards. He has served on the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (OCSWMFT) for six years after being appointed by Governor Kasich. He served one year as the Chair of the Counselor Professional Standards Committee on the OCSWMFT Board. He also served one year as the Chair of the Continuing Education Committee on this board. Most recently, he was nominated to serve as the Chair Person for the entire board. Professionally, Ryan works as the Director of Clinical Services at Maryhaven which is Central Ohio's largest Non-Profit Behavioral Healthcare Provider. He studied community and school counseling at the University of Toledo. Ryan has worked with youth, adults, and families who struggle with mental health and addiction for seventeen years.