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Antonio Mendez

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Executive Director

Antonio is the Executive Director of Serve Colorado - Governor's Commission on Community Service. He has worked in government for almost a decade and most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Lt. Governor Donna Lynne. He was the recipient of a Posse Scholarship and graduated from Colby College with a bachelor's degree in American studies. After attending Colby, Antonio dedicated himself to public service. He worked as a Teach for America Corps member, a Senior Trainer at the Posse Foundation, a Colorado Legislative Fellow, and an intern in the Obama Administration. In 2014

Antonio graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law with a Juris Doctor and a certificate in international law. He was selected as a 2018 Aspen Institute Spotlight Health Scholar, a 2018 New American Leaders Fellow, and a 2018 Colorado Change Leader. Most recently, Antonio was selected as a board member and the Public Policy Chair for America's Service Commissions. He lives in the Capitol Hill neighborhood with his wife, Caitlin, and their poodle-schnauzer mix, Duke.