Glen Gallegos

District 3, Republican
Current Term 2013-2019

Regent Gallegos

2491 I 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Cell: 970-471-2671
University of Colorado Regent Glen Gallegos is a former educator and retired president of operations at a family-owned construction company. A Republican from Grand Junction, he was elected to the board in 2013 and represents Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

Gallegos worked for 26 years as a teacher, coach, principal and executive director of instruction for Eagle and Mesa County school districts. He retired in 1997 and joined the family construction business, The Gallegos Corp., as president of operations, overseeing multiple projects and a workforce of up to 1,000.

He is chair of the regents' intercollegiate athletics committee and capital construction subcommittee.  He is a member of the regents' audit committee.

Gallegos served on the Mesa State Board of Trustees for a term that ended in 2010 and currently serves on the governor’s statewide Education Leadership Council, the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau and the District 51 Strategic Planning Committee.

Gallegos earned his bachelor’s degree from Western State College and his master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. He completed pre-doctoral work at the University of Denver.

Gallegos and his wife, Diane, have been married for 38 years and have four children and two grandchildren. Daughter Erin recently graduated from CU-Boulder.