- County Government
- Elected Offices
- District 3 - Veronica Medina
Veronica medina was born in Craig, Colorado. Veronica and her husband, Mauricio moved to Archuleta County in 2014 to care for her parents. Veronica's family roots are deep in the community from both parents, her stepfather, Sebedeo Martinez, who was born and raised in Archuleta County. Her mother MaryAnn (family name Lucero) family is from the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Lumberton, NM.
Veronica is the first Hispanic/Jicarilla Apache woman to be an elected Archuleta County Commissioner. Veronica attended Morrison University in Reno, NV and received a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Business Administration. Veronica's work life experience includes Human Resources manager, Realtor, Notary Public, Mediator, Translator and Risk Manager.
Veronica continues to be involved with many boards. She served on NHPO (National Hispanic Professional Organization), Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Archuleta Housing, Inc. board. She served as president of ACRW and secretary for ACRCC. As County Commissioner, Veronica will serve as the Board Liaison for Archuleta Seniors, Inc. and the Council of Governments. She is an alternate for Region 9 Economic Development and San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership. Archuleta County Commissioners are elected at large. Therefore, all Archuleta County residents can vote in commissioners' elections, are serve by all three Commissioners. Veronica comes from District 3 and encompasses Arboles and Chromo. Archuleta Commissioner terms are four years, and Archuleta County Commissioners are term-limited to two terms.