Sheila Ruth is a progressive activist and member of the Baltimore County Democratic State Central Committee. She founded the Baltimore County Progressive Democrats Club in December, 2016, and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past President. She is Co-Chair of Our Revolution Baltimore City/County. She was elected by progressives statewide in 2017 to fill the newly created role of Progressive DLC Chair. In 2018 she was awarded Democratic Advocate of the Year by the Baltimore County Democratic State Central Committee at their annual Unity Dinner.