Darlene VanRiper owned a successful small business from 2001 – 2016. Because of that she has watched closely the taxation and spending policies of our county. She was a County Commission candidate in 2016. She remains a member of the Republican Executive Committee after serving as the State Committeewoman for 4 years.
She is President of the Republican Club of Martin county, was a member of the Stuart Garden Club for many years. And, she served on the board of the Florida Swimming Pool Association for over 10 years.