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Crisanta Duran's Biography

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Full Name:

Crisanta Duran

Gender:

Female

Birth Place:

Boulder, CO

Home City:

Arvada, CO

Religion:

Catholic

JD, University of Colorado School of Law, 2002-2005

BA, Public Policy/Spanish, University of Denver, 2002

Representative, Colorado State House of Representatives, 2010-present

Speaker, Colorado State House of Representatives, 2017-2019

Representative, Colorado State House of Representatives, District 5, 2011-2019

Majority Leader, Colorado State House of Representatives, 2015-2016

Former Chair, Appropriations Committee, Colorado State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Executive Committee of the Legislative Council, Colorado State House of Representatives

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, Colorado State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Legislative Council, Colorado State House of Representatives

Former Member, Legislative Council Committee, Colorado State House of Representatives

Former Member, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Colorado State House of Representatives

Attorney, Smith, Shellenberger & Salazar, present

Executive Assistant, Family Star

Fellowship, Honorable Alex Martinez, Colorado Supreme Court

Former Legal Counsel, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7

Political Director, Senator Mark Udall United States Senate Campaign, 2008

Board Member, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, 2015-present

Board Member, Afterschool Alliance Leadership Board, 2014-present

Board Member, Colorado Workforce Development Council, 2014-present

President, Colorado Young Democrats, 2007-present

Member, Board of Directors, Voto Latino

Board Member, Democrats Work

Board Member, La Rasa

Member, Latino Vote Steering Committee

Member, New Era, Colorado

Member, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Member, Progressive Majority

Member, Steering Committee, Women for Obama

Volunteer, Sunnyside Neighborhood Association

President, Student Bar Association, University of Colorado School of Law, 2004-2005

Volunteer, Ken Salazaar United States Senate Campaign, 2004

President, Latino Law Student Association, University of Colorado School of Law, 2003-2004

Awards:

Colorado Contractors Association 2015 Infrastructure Champion
Dr. Martin Luther King 2016 Humanitarian Award
Colorado Democratic Party 2016 Rising Star Award
2015 LCLAA People's Award
Housing Colorado 2014 Legislator of the Year
Washington Post's 40 Under 40 Rising Political Stars
Conservation Colorado Legislator of the Year
Denver Democrats Pat Schroeder Families First Award
Colorado Alliance for Retired Americans Certificate of Appreciation
Metropolitan State University of Denver Legislator of the Year
University of Colorado Alumni Legislative Award
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Legislative Award for Championing State Policies for Fair Immigration and Higher Education
CLLARO Roger Cisneros Poder Award
Denver Women's Commission & Colorado's Women's Chamber of Commerce Legislative Award
Planned Parenthood Champion of Choice
Colorado Association for Bilingual Education 2013 Federico Pena Community Leader Award
Health Care For All 2013 Legislative Hero
COLOR Legislative Champion Award
Denver Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Award
Mentioned in the Denver Post article, "Colorado Women Broke Political Barriers."
United Veterans Committee of Colorado Distinguished Service Award

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