Patricio has dedicated his life to serving his community. This understanding came from his faith, culture and values learned from his parents Jose and Delia. His dedication has revealed his ability to bring awareness and create positive change. His love for the South Valley comes from raising his children in the Adobe Acres Neighborhood where he and his wife Denise grew up. Patricio attended Adobe Acres Elementary, Harrison and graduated for Rio Grande. He attended UNM and followed his dream to become a police officer. He retired after 20 years only to become president of the Adobe Acres Neighborhood Association, a position he has held for the last four years. He is currently the APSPD Police officer at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School keeping safe and reducing the school to jail pipeline.
Representative Ruiloba is serving his freshman term in the NM House of Representatives in 2015. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the House Business and Industry Committee as well as a member of the House Transportation, Public Works and Capital Improvements Committee.