Mary Ann Ruiz
Mary Ann is uniquely qualified to serve as South Miami Commissioner as a native of the South Miami area, a resident of South Miami for over 8 years with her husband and two young daughters, Laila (8) and Elise (6), and an active member of her community, Mary Ann is the Chair of the Planning and Zoning Board and has been deeply involved already in a leadership role in South Miami. She is a small business owner and attorney, helping homeowners regain quiet and peaceful enjoyment in their homes. She also believes that South Miami should be progressive, responsible, sustainable and inclusive.
Mary Ann is a proven community leader and member in several organizations spanning her interests in law and the legislative process, strong female leadership, local education, and preserving Miami-Dade County’s local architectural, environmental, and cultural heritage. Mary Ann will bring these interests, ideas and community connections with her as Commissioner, with all the enthusiasm, work ethic, and critical and independent thinking it takes to continuously better the City of South Miami.