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M. Ruiz's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State Senate (NJ) - District 29

Contact Information

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375 Mount Prospect Avenue
Apartment - Unit 8A
Newark, NJ 07104

New Jersey Senate
Post Office Box 099
Trenton, NJ 08625-0099

166 Bloomfield Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

Full Name:

M. Teresa Ruiz

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Samuel Gonzalez

Birth Date:

06/28/1974

Birth Place:

Newark, NJ

Home City:

Newark, NJ

BA, English, Drew University

President Pro Tempore, New Jersey State Senate, 2018-present

Senator, New Jersey State Senate, District 29, 2008-present

Member, Board of Commissioners, Essex County Improvement Authority

Candidate, New Jersey State Senate, District 29, 2021

Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey State Senate, 2010-2018

Former Member, Board of Commissioners, Essex County Improvement Authority

Former Chair Member, Education Committee, New Jersey State General Assembly

Former Member, Higher Education Committee, New Jersey State General Assembly

Former Member, Legislative Oversight Committee, New Jersey State Senate

Member, New Jersey Performing Arts Center Arts Education Committee

Former Member, Select Committee on Legislative Oversight, New Jersey State General Assembly

Deputy Chief of Staff, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr, present

Former Pre-K Teacher

Former Trustee, Essex County Technical-Vocational School Board

Vice Chair, Essex County Democratic Party, present

Co-Chair, Hispanic Scholarship Program for the North Ward Center, present

Member, Arts Council at the Newark Museum, present

Trustee, Robert Treat Academy, present

Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 2004, 2008

Awards:

Star of Essex, Essex County, 2005;
Public Service Award, Essex County Chamber of Commerce;

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