Alderwoman Daniela Velazquez

Daniela Velazquez represents Ward 06 for the 2023-2024 legislative session.


Daniela Velazquez represents Ward 06 for the 2023-2024 legislative session. Learn more about Ward 06.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-3287

Fax: (314) 622-4273

Social media:

1200 Market Street City Hall, Room 230
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Committee Memberships

As Ward 6 Alderwoman

Legislative Activity

Activity for 2023-2024 legislative session

Board Bills

Bill Sponsor Type
BB 10
Memorandum of Agreement (“MOA”) between Southwest Airlines Co. (“Southwest”) and the City of St. Louis, Missouri
BB 5
OD2A Grant Award to the St. Louis City Department of Health
BB 4
Homeland Security Grant for the St. Louis Fire Department
Voting record Percent Total
Aye 100% 10
All 100% 10


Resolution Sponsor
Resolution 34
National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Resolution 19
Honoring Mr. Sean Spencer
Resolution 14
Supporting Gender-Affirming Care
Resolution 13
Special Committee on Long-Term Healthcare
Resolution 8
Recognition of Ralph Yarl

No votes found.


Daniela is proud to be the Alderwoman for the 6th Ward, which represents the neighborhoods of Compton Heights, Compton Hill, Shaw, Tower Grove South and portions of Dutchtown. 

Daniela is a first-generation St. Louisan. Her parents were both born in Puerto Rico and moved to the St. Louis region to build a better life. Her family is a testament to the American Dream, and she is proud to be a child of that dream. She learned the power of difference and advocacy at an early age when her late brother, Marcus, was a student at Missouri School for the Blind, which is now in the 6th Ward. 

Daniela is also the first Latina to serve on the board.

Daniela also brings her strategic communications experience to the Board in service of the city.Prior to being elected, she worked with a diverse range of organizations, spanning from grassroots community organizations and community-based coalitions, top global companies and national nonprofits to help tell their story. She previously was the director of communications for the ACLU of Missouri, served a staff consultant for the Ferguson Commission and worked as a

Daniela is a graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and has served on the boards of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis, Pro-Choice Missouri and St. Louis Public Radio. She is also a member of the RBC’s Leadership 100.

For the latest news and events from the 6th Ward, please sign up for Daniela’s email newsletter.

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