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Adrienne BenavidezDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 32
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Adrienne Benavidez (born 1953/1954) is a Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. She represents District 32, which covers a portion of Adams County. She was elected in 2016, succeeding Dominick Moreno. Prior to taking office, Benavidez worked as an attorney, was the executive director of the Denver Department of General Services, and directed the Colorado Division of Finance and Procurement. She is chairwoman of the Rules Committee of the Colorado Democratic Party.Benavidez serves on the House Finance Committee, the House Judiciary Committee, and the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Colorado Denver
BA Political Science
University of Colorado at Boulder
JD
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Speaker Pro Tempore
Colorado State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Representative
Colorado State House of Representatives
2017 - Current
Former Majority Whip
Colorado State House of Representatives
Former Denver Executive Director
Department of General Services
Former Director
Colorado Governor RitterÂ’s Division of Finance and Procurement
Former Steward
American Federation of Government Employees
Former Steward
National Treasury Employees Union
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Board Member
Colorado Lawyers Committee
Board Member
Padres Unidos
Board of Directors
Colorado Latino Forum
Board of Directors
KUVO Radio Station
Chairwoman
Rules Committee of the Colorado Democratic Party
Committeewoman
Adams County Democratic precinct
Member
American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado
Volunteer
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital
Volunteer
Democratic Party Legal Protection Team
Volunteer
Progress Now
Volunteer
Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People
Former Chair
Joint Interim Study Committee on Tax Expenditure Evaluation, Colorado State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal Justice System, Colorado State House of Representative
Former Member
State, Veteran and Military Affairs Committee, Colorado State House of Representatives