4-year term, expires 2021 303-362-3364
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Liaisons and Appointments
- DRCOG Board Regular Member
- Arapahoe County Transportation Forum
- CDOT (Alternate)
- WestConnect Coalition (Alternate)
Karina Elrod was recently elected to Littleton City Council, serving a four-year term as an At Large council member. This is her first elected position. As council member she also represents the City of Littleton on the Denver Regional Council of Governments, Arapahoe Transportation Forum and the South Metro Chamber of Commerce.
After many years focusing on building her career in international business, Karina recognized the value of being engaged and present in her local community. She served as Chair of the Planning Commission, a member of the LIFT urban renewal board, and continues to volunteer as a curator for the Stanton Gallery at the Town Hall Arts Center.
Professionally, Karina excels as a seasoned global marketer and astute business woman. She was the Director of Marketing Strategy & Planning for Western Union — spearheading the first Global Strategic Marketing Plan and expanding the company’s eCommerce footprint to over 20 countries. Her 10+ years in finance and as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche brings with it a solid mastery of complex financial modeling & budget structures. Karina currently works in finance for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in support of the CO Air National Guard.
Born in Argentina to Italian parents, Karina is fluent in Spanish and Italian. She has had the privilege of working abroad in Vienna and Rome but now with her husband and two children has happily called Colorado home for 20 years.