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Magen Elenz - Chief of Staff

Magen Elenz grew up as a child of two military parents and lived in many different places. She considers Central Texas her home and graduated in International Relations from the University of Texas at Austin. She recently graduated with a master's degree from the University of Denver in International Security and Homeland Security. In her free time she enjoys traveling, playing volleyball and reading. In the District 11 Council Office, Magen leads office & budget management, community outreach & communications, legislation & policy, and office projects. Reach Magen at



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Melissa Sotelo - Council Aide

Melissa Sotelo grew up in Montbello and graduated class of 2008 “Go Warriors!”. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a focus in Criminal Justice and two minors in Ethnic Studies, and Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Colorado State University. Melissa has a passion for her community and is proud to be working for the District she was raised in. In the District 11 Office, Melissa handles constituent services, community outreach, scheduling, and other special projects. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, attending spoken word events, and trying new things in and around Denver. Contact Melissa at




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