Ruben joined the Governing Board in 2016. He and his wife Marit have been attending The River since 2013. He has been a co-leader of DesignU, a program that helps recent graduates discern their vocation, and also co-leads a small group. Ruben and Marit worked on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. More recently Ruben has worked in finance and investor relations for a life sciences company in Santa Clara. He and Marit have two adult daughters.