About Glen

Glen Gallegos is a former educator and retired president of operations at a family owned construction company. A Republican from Grand Junction, Glen 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’s Corporation, as President of Operations overseeing multiple projects in five states and a workforce of 1,000.
While on the Board of Regents, Gallegos has been extremely active in ensuring that the rural third district and students are represented. Glen has not missed a Regents meeting  has attended the majority of graduations on the four campuses, has listed a personal cell phone number and e-mail in order to hear from constituents, has visited multiple communities and brought CU personnel to various communities. In addition, Gallegos has served as chair of the Audit Committee twice, The Capital Construction Committee, twice, The Intercollegiate Athletic Committee, Vice Chair of the Board and currently is the Regent’s representative to the
hospital board.
Gallegos served on the Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees appointed by Governor Bill Owens, is currently on the President’s advisory Council at Colorado Mesa University. He is also a Club 20 member and serves on the Governor’s statewide Education Council.
Gallegos is a native Coloradan, born in the San Luis Valley and attended school in Eagle County. He is the first College graduate in his family with degrees from Mesa Junior College, Western State University, The University of Northern Colorado and Post Doctoral work at  the University of Denver.
Gallegos and his wife, Diane, have been married for 43 years and have four children and three grandchildren. They live in Grand Junction.