Support Staff Mission Statement: "We support one another as a leadership team to achieve common goals through the efficient and effective management of district resources."

District Data: Mesa County Valley School District 51 covers over 2,000 square miles, with a student population of over 20,000. With 25 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 1 grade 8/9 school, 5 high schools, 1 K/12 school and alternative education schools, we have over 2,800,000 square feet of building space to maintain.

The Maintenance and Operations Department is comprised of a dedicated staff of technical and trade professionals to serve the many and varied needs of our schools. Within the maintenance department we have three master licensed plumbers, four master electricians, eight carpenters, six HVAC technicians, two HVAC preventative maintenance technicians, one furniture repair person, one kitchen equipment repair person, one locksmith, one welder, one roofing repair person, two NICET certified fire alarm technicians and four painters. All work is coordinated and scheduled through our three department foremen in conjunction with our Maintenance Coordinator and our Projects Coordinator.

The oldest of our facilities was built in 1903 and is still functioning well as an administrative center. Our newest buildings were constructed in 2005/2006 and serve as modern and efficient centers for learning. Altogether, the average age of District 51's buildings is a little over forty one years old.

Telephone Number (970)254-5150
Fax Number (970)242-8674
After Hours Emergency (970)248-0106
Call Out Person (970)260-8995
Address - ASC 2115 Grand Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Name Title Phone Number
Eric Nilsen Director (970)254-5233
Eddie Mort
Assist. Director of Maintenance,
Grounds and Operations
Kim Babbel Admin. Assist. (970)254-5150
Marilyn Wilcox Admin. Assist. (970)254-5129

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