Amanda Gonzalez

Clerk & Recorder | Jefferson County, CO

Amanda Gonzalez is a dedicated professional known for her instrumental work in promoting civic engagement through policy development. She is currently the Clerk and Recorder in Jefferson County where she is the first Latina in the role. Gonzalez previously served as the Executive Director of Colorado Common Cause, a nonpartisan organization committed to advancing good governance. During her tenure, she played a pivotal role in formulating and advocating for policies that expanded ballot access, curtailed the influence of money in politics, created Colorado’s independent redistricting commission, and ensured an accurate count in the 2020 Census.

Throughout her career, Gonzalez has held diverse roles, including policy analyst, staff attorney, small business CEO, nonprofit executive director, and Chicano Studies adjunct professor. The first in her family to go to college, holding degrees from Occidental College and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.