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District 18

Rose Ruzic

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Term: 2020-2022

Rose Ruzic (D)

824 Forrest Avenue
Springfield, IL  62702 

(217) 652-8811 

Rose is a life-long resident of Springfield and Sangamon County. She was formerly employed by Springfield Township Road District as an Administrative Assistant and had served the Township by meeting the needs of the constituents and working diligently throughout the community. Rose worked with an ongoing program dealing with dangerous and abandoned residences. She united various government agencies, local businesses and unions to demolish and clean up these properties. 

Rose is married to George E. Ruzic; they have 4 children, three granddaughters and 3 grand dogs

The newly drawn county board district map changed Rose’s district from District 19 to District 18. She won re-election in 2012 running in District 18. 


  • Jail Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Community Resources
  • Zoning & Land Use
  • Political Officials Group


  • Sangamon County Democrat Party, Secretary, 2 terms
  • Sangamon County Democrat Party, 3rd Vice Chair, 2 year term
  • Precinct Committeeman, Springfield Township, 16 years
  • Feel of the Wheel Racing Tent Director, Illinois State Fair
  • Past North End Democrat Club, President for 6 years
  • Past Eagles Club Member
  • Past President & Vice President CARS Club
  • Pit Pass Picnic Organizer
  • Past Publicity Director, National Quarter Midget Association, 8 years
  • Past Vice President, National Quarter Midget Association, 1 year
  • Past Tower Director, Abe Lincoln Quarter Midget Association, 17 years
  • Past Scoring Director, Sangamon County Quarter Midget Association, 4 years
  • Past National Scoring Director for Grand National QMA Races (OH, IN, CO, IL)
  • Past Midwest Auto Racing Association & Director Board 
  • Previous Owner of K-N-R Awards
  • Member of St. Cabrini Church
  • Past volunteer candy striper at St. John’s Hospital
  • Past President, Neighborhood Watch


  • Inducted into the 2006 Motor Sports Hall of Fame, Talladega, Alabama
  • Lifetime member of the National Quarter Midget Association
  • Most Productive Member, CARS Club
  • Most Productive Family, CARS Club
  • Honored in 1999 by the Grand National Quarter Midget Association for Building the
  • Foundation for the Sangamon County Quarter Midget Association


As a member of the Sangamon County Board, I will strive to continue helping the residents of our community.  I am available to everyone at all times and specialize in problem solving!