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Iris Miriam Ruiz-Class, American former territorial legislator. Recipient Best Caribbean Region News Coverage, Overseas Press Club, 1982-1984, Best Human Interest & Best Community Service Award, Paoli-Intre-Cemi Awards, 1985, 1987, 1988. Founding member, board directors Project Love.

Background

Ruiz-Class, Iris Miriam was born on January 29, 1951 in San Juan. Daughter of Efrain Ruiz and Julia Class.

Career

Advisor, special aide to president Puerto Rico House of Representatives Office, 1980. Political & media relations advisor New Progressive Party Youth Organization, 1992. Representative Puerto Rico Legislature, 1997—2005, at-large representative, 2005—2010, chairwomen Housing & Urban Development Committee, 1997.

Founding president, owner, operator Magna Vision, 1989—1996. Professor history of media communications Sacred Heart University, Puerto Rico, 1990. Contributor reporter, editor, producer National Broadcasting Corporation, Columbia Broadcasting Services, America Broadcasting Corporation, El Vocero Newspaper.

Membership

Founding member, board directors Project Love.

Connections

Married Carlos Ruiz Ruiz-Class. Married Neysa Pagan Ruiz-Class.