Judy grew up in Denver City Council’s District 9 and has spent the majority of her life living and working here. She received her First Communion at Our Lady Of Guadalupe church when she was a little girl and after graduating from North High School, she went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Adams State College and a master's degree in social work from the University of Denver.
After putting in years of hard work, and hundreds of hours in various meetings, in February 2010 Judy got to attend a press conference during which Federal Transportation Chief Peter Rogoff, RTD General Manager Phil Washington, Mayor John Hickenlooper and Colorado Senator Bennett announced a $300 million dollar loan award to insure what will be an important transportation hub of iconic scale situated in the center of the country. Judy is proud to be a Mayoral appointee for the Denver Union Station Project Authority.
Currently, Judy is the 2013, City Council Chair of the National Western Stockshow Committee and Co-Chair of Land-Use, Transportation, Infrastructure.