DSC_0272 Julie Hinkson
 Executive Director

Julie graduated from Colorado Mesa University in 2008 with a BA in Psychology. With more than twenty-five years in the non-profit world, Julie is experienced in nonprofit management, fundraising, grant making and evaluation, and serves on multiple local Boards and committees. She lives in rural Mesa County with her husband and a menagerie of sociable farm animals and no-account varmints. Julie listens to Prince tunes turned up way too loud, has read the Harry Potter series NINE times, and pens horribly cheesy scripts for United Way fundraising events.


DSC_0275Lindy Hodges
Resource Development Manager

Lindy isn’t a newbie in the nonprofit world. Prior to United Way, she worked with RSVP and Habitat for Humanity. Serving our community is one of her passions. Outside of that, she loves finding a thrift store deal, getting hands-on with DIY projects and she’s a sports mom queen.



DSC_0258 Abby Landmeier
 Manager of Community Funding & Volunteers

Abby holds a Masters of Public Administration from University of Colorado, Denver. Prior to her work with United Way, she was a social worker. She loves to read. She enjoys finding connectivity, whether it’s academic, with programs or people. Many gravitate to her office couch for deep conversation.



Jeannie Smith
Business Manager

Before her work at United Way, Jeannie worked for School District 51 in Communications and Community Partnerships. She’s excited to use her skills at United Way to make even more of an impact here in Mesa County. She enjoys spending time with her family camping. four-wheeling, hiking — or anything outdoors.



Honora web Honora Thompson
 Marketing & Events Manager

Honora has a background in news and social media and is happy to put those skills to use at a nonprofit. She enjoys water sports, traveling and trying new restaurants. She serves on the City of Grand Junction’s Commission on Arts & Culture and is a member of the Young Professionals Network of Mesa County as well as the Mesa County Communications Officers’ Association.


Phone: 970-243-5364
Fax: 970-242-6719
422 White Ave, Suite 337
Grand Junction, Colorado

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