Representative Deane Rykerson
1 Salt Marsh Lane, Kittery Point, ME 03905
Rep. Deane Rykerson is serving his first term in the House of Representatives and serves on the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology.
Rykerson grew up hiking and sailing in the Hudson River Valley with a mother from Ecuador and a father from Dodge City, Kansas. With a Regent's scholarship, he graduated from the State University at Stony Brook with a major in history. He then attended the Boston Architectural College and earned a bachelor’s of architecture degree after seven years of night classes while working at several Boston architectural firms.
Rykerson earned his architectural license and became active in the Boston Society of Architects, serving as workshop organizer for its Historic Resources Committee and chair of the Committee on the Environment. After receiving a master of design studies degree at Harvard University, he started his architectural firm, Rykerson Architecture.
Rykerson is active in the American Lighthouse Foundation and the Gundalow Company, teaches courses at the Kittery Center for Adult Education and serves on the Kittery Foreside Design Review Committee. He enjoys sailing, hiking, biking, making things and playing a variety of stringed instruments.
Rykerson moved to Kittery Point in 2002 and designed a sustainable house and office where he currently works. He is married to Wendy Pomeroy, a landscape designer and artist, and has two sons and a daughter.