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Office of Vice Mayor Sandra Ruiz


Vice Mayor Sandra RuizSandra Ruiz is a leader who has had an extraordinary impact on the City of Doral’s economic success. As a founding member and the first woman ever elected to the council, she has solidified her mark on Doral. Following her passion for public service, the Vice Mayor first held office in 2002 and today remains committed to the community. She brings decades of invaluable experience to the post and continues to pursue a set of clearly defined objectives that reflect both her governing philosophy and the current economic environment. Her priorities remain reducing the burden on taxpayers while preserving essential public safety services and programs. She is also focused on education, infrastructure, job creation, expanding international trade, cultural affairs, parks and recreation initiatives, community beautification, police service enhancements as well as attracting businesses and industries to diversify Doral. Appointed to the Miami Dade County Military Affairs Board, Vice Mayor Ruiz supports the mission of (MAB) in providing the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners with recommendations in regards to the military and veterans. The Military Affairs Board serves as an advocate for active duty, reserve, retired, disabled and deceased military personnel in Miami-Dade County.

She serves Doral diligently and demonstrates a zeal for accountability in government as an outspoken champion for the rights and needs of the residents.

Vice Mayor Ruiz was born in Mexico, and at a young age moved to the City of Chula Vista, California. A product of the public school system and an active participant in various community projects including being the first woman in the Rotary's Interact Club, garnered the opportunity to learn firsthand what it takes to be a public servant.

Vice Mayor Ruiz is married to Aldo, a retired naval officer. They have two children Jessica and Alex. Their family settled in Doral in 1998.

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