Angie Rivera-Malpiede is Vice President of the Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities, managing the Sustainable Development Initiative, which includes advocacy and programs promoting alternative transportation methodologies. She is also Executive Director of Northeast Transportation Connections (NETC), a nonprofit serving Stapleton, and the Park Hill, East Montclair, Southwest Commerce City, Montbello, Globeville, Clayton, Whittier, Cole, Elyria Swansea, and Northwest Aurora neighborhoods.

Ms. Rivera-Malpiede is the former Director for RTD District C. During her time in office, she oversaw the opening of the new Denver Union Station and the expansion of the FasTracks public transit program, including the construction of the new University of Colorado A Line to Denver International Airport. She has held positions such as Chair of the Civil Rights Committee, Vice-Chair of the General Managers Oversight Committee, Secretary of the Board, and Member of the Executive Committee.

In 2013, Ms. Rivera-Malpiede was appointed to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Hispanic Transportation Council and currently sits on the Mayor’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee. She works extensively on neighborhood connection issues and serves as a liaison for the Foundation to the Stapleton Citizen Advisory Board, the Greater Stapleton Business Association, the Park Creek Metro District, and the Stapleton Development Corporation.

Prior to her position at NETC, Angie was the Marketing and Public Relations Director for Mi Casa Resource Center for Women, which focused on advancing the economic success of Latino families. During her time there, she was responsible for Mi Casa receiving more press than any other nonprofit in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Rivera-Malpiede served as Public Relations Coordinator and Co-Chair of the Diversity Team at the Rocky Mountain News, working to connect communities of diversity. She worked with the Girl Scouts Mile Hi Council for twenty years, where she developed programs that served high-risk girls and now serve as national models. She also held the position of Public Relations and Fundraising Director for the Denver Center for Crime Victims, now the Center for Trauma and Resilience.