Development director joins Colorado West Land Trust

Breeana Gumpert

Breeana Gumpert has joined the Colorado West Land Trust as director of development for the Grand Junction-based organization.

Gumpert brings to her duties experience as associate director of development at the Pablove Foundation in Los Angeles and director of alumni relations at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northeastern University.

Gumpert succeeds Mary Hughes, who’s worked with the Colorado West Land Trust more than 15 years. Hughes plans to begin working part-time in September as a development officer, continuing to build relationships with supporters while helping to organize events.

Colorado West Land Trust has conserved a total of more than 131,000 acres in Mesa County and other Western Slope counties.

The organization operates offices at 1006 Main St. For more information, call (970) 263-5443 or visit the website located at