Ramstad has identified himself as a recovering alcoholic, having been sober since 1981. Ramstad's sister, Sheryl Ramstad, is currently a Tax Court judge in Minnesota.
On February 25, 2008 it was announced that Ramstad had been elected to the board of directors of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
In 2010, Former Congressman Ramstad joined alliantgroup as a Senior Advisor on their Strategic Advisory Board.
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