Elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, currently serving as Vice-President of the Board of Charles County Commissioners. Over the last 28 years Commissioner Rucci has owned and operated several successful small businesses in Charles County and is a licensed Realtor. Commissioner Rucci is a member of the Charles County Chamber of Commerce and Charles County Crime Solvers. Appointed by Board members as the Commissioner-representative on the Board of Fire and Rescue, the Fire/EMS Scholarship Committee, and the Charles County Drug and Alcohol Council.
It was his great honor to be named Jude House Person of the Year in 2017 for his work fighting opioid and drug addiction, including hiring those in rehabilitation programs to open opportunities for future employment.
Commissioner Rucci continues to support dozens of non-profits in Charles County through volunteering time, goods, or monetary donations, including the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation, the Jude House, Lions Camp Merrick, Hospice of Charles County, the College of Southern Maryland, the Waldorf Jaycees, Angels’ Watch Women’s Shelter, LifeStyles, Our Place soup kitchen, Waldorf Lions Club, LaPlata Rotary, the Southern Maryland Women’s League, and the Charles County Humane Society.