Monica Ruiz originally from Chihuahua, Mexico. After finishing her studies in Radiology and due to a lack of job opportunities, she emigrated to the United States in 1986, living in the Pleasant Grove area for 27 years. She has been married for 33 years, she is the mother of three children and the grandmother of three. Her husband and she are active members of the church of Saint Augustine, where they sponsor groups of young people to help them to mature in their faith. As a resident of Pleasant Grove, she sees the help provided by Community Does It as a great benefit to the community, in which she has joined with great joy and willingness in what she can contribute as a volunteer.
As a mother she also enjoys that her daughters participate in the programs offered at Community Does It, either as volunteers or by participating in the workshops. She enjoys pilgrimages with young people, meetings with friends, vacations with the family and taking long road trips.