Jeanne Labuda is midway through her fourth and final term representing House District 1 in southwest Denver. She is vice chairwoman of the Finance Committee and also sits on the Appropriations and State, Veterans & Military Affairs committees.
In the 2013 session she sponsored a reform to juvenile justice law, clarifying eligibility and procedure for petitioning for the expungement of juvenile delinquency records.
Rep. Labuda has been president and secretary of the American Association of University Women, president and board member of the Harvey Park Improvement Association, and member of the Father Ed Judy House Community Advisory Board. She was the mayor’s neighborhood liaison to southwest Denver and was appointed by two Denver mayors to the city’s Planning Board.
Rep. Labuda is a licensed attorney with a degree from the University of Colorado School of Law. She has been a high school teacher, Girl Scout leader, assistant attorney general, claims representative for the Social Security Administration and Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia. She’s also proud of having climbed 19,341-foot Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak.