Ruth Mervis
Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania
Years in Laguna Woods Village – 29

B.A. Summa Cum Laude , Masters
Post-graduate at UCLA, USC, University of Mexico,
And University of Madrid

Taught Latin and Spanish at Compton College
Taught Spanish at Compton High School, serving as
Head of language department
Taught Spanish at Palos Verdes High School

Previous civic and social activities
Conducted student tours of Europe
Chaired National Honor Society group
Organized various student activities
Board member and secretary of Homeowners Assn.
In Rancho Palos Verdes

Laguna Woods Village Activities
Meals on wheels – Saddleback Hospital – 18 years
Emeritus Board - Saddleback College
Volunteer counselor – Irvine College
Volunteer counselor – Saddleback College emeritus
Board member and secretary of Duplicate Bridge Club
Hadassah president, vp, membership, vp. Education,
VP , fund-raising, bulletin editor, big gifts chair
Board member and officer of Heritage Points , ARMDI,
Jewish National Fund, Jewish Federation of Orange ,
Temple Judea
Gave sermons on regular schedule at temple
Has received many awards for community service,
Both national and local
Secretary Board of Directors of Mutual 50 – 3 years

I believe that Rossmoor Towers should be a place of calm contentment for its residents and I have worked toward this goal as a member of the Board of Directors of Mutual Fifty. If re-elected, I shall continue to help maintain it as an oasis of beauty, dignity, and respect in our community.

Written by Ruth Mervis, Oct 18, 2007