Priscilla Ruiz, Trustee Place 4
"My desire as a board member is to ensure that our students have opportunities to maximize their personal education goals. A thriving community needs confident learners and serving youth today will make servant leaders tomorrow. "
Priscilla has worked as the Youth Director at Ascension Catholic Church in Bastrop since 2014. She also currently serves as the County Youth Advocate & Network Weaver for Bastrop County Cares. From 2017-2022, Priscilla was a substitute for Bastrop ISD. She has also served Bastrop working as a youth development specialist with the Boys and Girls Club. Prior to that, Priscilla spent 19 years working at Wells Fargo Advisors LLC in Austin, where she performed complex financial and estate planning, as well as business succession and retirement planning.
Over the years, Priscilla has proudly volunteered in her community with different organizations and activities, including with the Bastrop County Youth Summit, Youth Bridging Networks for Change and has also currently serves on the Bastrop Pregnancy Resource Center board. She has been a volunteer advocate for CASA and a community task force member for Bastrop ISD.
Ruiz attended the Corporate Training Program through Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. She also completed United States Army Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training. Priscilla graduated from Midland High School and attended Midland College taking courses in general studies.
(Updated May 2023)