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.


Lindy 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.



 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.



 Shawna Jacquez
 Administrative Assistant

Shawna is new to the nonprofit world, but she’s eager to share her talents and start serving our wonderful community. Prior to joining United Way, she was running the show at a small law office. Shawna is a Grand Valley native who loves spending time with her family, tending to her many plants and flowers, and reading.


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

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