Hon. Ruth Mutua is currently the County Executive Committee Member in charge of Education, Skills Training and Social Welfare Department. She holds Doctorate degree in Public Health from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). She has also served at the same capacity in various other County Departments namely Youth and Social welfare; Lands and Urban development; Agriculture and Water; Health and Emergency; Tourism, Sports, Culture and Youth.
Prior to her appointment as County Executive Committee Member, she had served at the National government in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation for over 25yrs, initially as a Clinical Officer in charge of various health centers and later as a Program Officer in charge of National Community Health Capacity Building and Research unit at Afya house.
Hon. Ruth is an accomplished leader who has vast knowledge and experience in both Community Development and Primary Health Care approach that embraces five types of care: Curative, Preventive, Promotive, Rehabilitative and Palliative. She is optimistic about working with all stakeholders to improve on Education mainly Early Childhood Education, Technical Skills and Social Services among the vulnerable in the County.