As of September 5, 2022, Freedom of Information Commission meetings and contested case hearings will resume being conducted in person. All parties and witnesses must appear in person for their contested case hearings and Commission meetings. Please access this link or contact the Commission for further information.



Attorney Ryan P. Barry has been a member of the Freedom of Information Commission since 2013, appointed to the Commission by the Speaker of Connecticut’s House of Representatives.  Ryan is the managing partner of the law firm of Ryan, Barall and Spinella, and is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut School of Law.  From 2003 to 2011, Ryan served as the state representative for the 12th Assembly District representing Manchester.