Use the Contact information to the right to contact Council Member Ellis, or contact her staff using the information below. In alignment with Austin City Council’s Strategic Direction 2023, staff departmental responsibilities are bundled by their respective SD2023 Outcomes.
Deena Estrada is Chief of Staff for Council Member Paige Ellis. With nearly ten years of City of Austin service as an aide to former Council Member Bill Spelman and Boards & Commissions Coordinator for the City Clerk she possesses a wealth of knowledge about city processes and departments. She loves Texas A&M (her alma mater) football, hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband Jim and two-year old, Rudy.
Julie Montgomery serves as Policy Advisor to Council Member Paige Ellis. An Austin native and UT Austin alum, Julie has over a decade of experience working in state, regional, and local policy and planning, with expertise in mobility, housing, land use, and environmental issues. On the weekends, Julie frequently can be seen at one of Austin’s many beautiful outdoor destinations with her husband, Andrei, chasing after their three-year-old son, Kepler, and one-year-old daughter, Evie.
Brittne Walker brings extensive political experience to the team. Her first exposure to government service was working as a Constituent Services Intern for Former State Senator Wendy Davis. She has since worked for Battleground Texas, Annie’s List, and the Democratic Party of Virginia. She most recently served as an AmeriCorps Leader at Breakthrough Central Texas. She is a graduate of Mills College and originally from Arlington, Texas. She is cat mom to Doodle and Sketch and enjoys baking, improv, and running.
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