Tax Collector - Ruth Pietruszewski, CFC
Years as Tax Collector:
Tax Collector Ruth Pietruszewski Photo
Newly elected 2009
Education:

A.S. Degree in Computer Programming & Analysis, Summa Cum Laude
Bachelor's degree- Major Public Administration, 4.0 GPA
Florida Department of Revenue, Certified Florida Collector
Personal Information:

Widow of - Major John "Ski" Pietruszewski, Martin County Sheriff Department
Raised two children, both married - 1 Grandchild
Community/Professional Activites:

- 34 year Martin County resident
- Martin County Early Childhood Coordinating Council, Secretary 8/95-6/97
- Tiger Touchdown Club, President 6/93-6/94
- Tiger Touchdown Club, 6/90-6/93
- Spirit Club, Secretary 6/90-6/91
- Spirit Club 6/87-6/90
- Supports Sheriff's Youth Ranch
- Supports U.S. Military through USO
- Supports March of Dimes
- Supports Indiantown Education Foundation
- 4-H &(FFA) Future Farmer's of America Supporter
- Port Salerno Seafood Festival - Seafood Friend
- Tutoring & Numerous Community Activities/Fundraisers
- House of Hope
- Honor Flight
- Children's Emergency Resources
- Breast Cancer
- Salvation Army Auxiliary Woman
- ELK Member
Accomplishments:

2009/2010 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings) * 2010/2011 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings)
2011/2012 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings) * 2012/2013 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings)
2013/2014 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings)
2014/2015 Certificate of Merit Award (Audit clear of findings)
2011 - Excellence in Financial Operations
2012 - Legacy Award for Continued Excellence
2013 - Legacy Award for Continued Excellence
2014 - Legacy Award for Continued Excellence
2015 - Legacy Award for Continued Excellence
2011 - Donate Life Donor Designation Champion
2012 - Donate Life Silver Medallion Award
Member Of:

Florida Tax Collector's Association

United Way Board of Directors

FFF Board of Directors

National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers & Finance Officers

Member of: Martin County Taxpayer's Association

Public Sector Experience:

School Board of Martin County-15 years Complex Administrative, Served as Clerk to the School Board of Martin County/Superintendent's Office, Fiscal Management/Grant Writer

Private Sector Experience:

25 Years business experience