sparkle 1 - CopyTreasurer Sparkle K. Ruffin, MS

 Ruffin was born and raised in Buena Vista Township and completed her K-12 educational years in Buena Vista School District. She attended Claytor Elementary, Ricker Middle School, and graduated with honors from Buena Vista High School in 2000.

Sparkle continued her education at Northwood University where she obtained her bachelor's in Business Administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude. With a desire to further her education, Sparkle enrolled in Northwod's DeVos Graduate School obtaining a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership. 

Sparkle has held numerous positions dealing primarily with financial accountability and management over the past 16 years. She has demonstrable knowledge and experience in financial management, and the implementation of sound cash handling process and procedures. Sparkle is an experienced leader with a strong commitment to excellent customer service coupled with first-rate communication skills. 

Given all of her achievements, Sparkle truly believes that her greatest blessing is her family. Sparkle is a devoted wife of 16 years to her husband Attorney Trevis L. Ruffin. Together the two have four beautiful children; Zion, Trevis, Alissa, and Serenity.

We welcome Sparkle to the Buena Vista Board of Trustees and the BVCT Staff, and look forward to a smooth run of the Treasurer's Department.


1160 South Outer Drive
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 754-6536