Stella Madrid, a Denver native, has worked in the public sector political arena and in various local, state and national campaigns throughout her career.
Stella was appointed to the Spanish Language Advisory Board in 2006 and served as its chair since 2008. In 2010, she was elected chair of the newly reconstituted ACCESO board. She is an intergovernmental and community affairs officer for the Denver Housing Authority, and lives in City Council District 2.
Stella also serves on the boards of the Colorado National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, and Global Urban Development. She is active in several other community and nonprofit organizations.