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Real estate broker

Paul William Nelson, American real estate broker. Licensed real estate broker, Colorado. Recipient Citizen Service award Mesa County, 1985, winner Parade Magazine MIlennium Photo Contest.


Nelson, Paul William was born on March 7, 1952 in Minneapolis. Son of William H. and Jean (Darrington) Nelson.


Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1974.


Advertising director, Denver Beechcraft, 1976-1977;real estate broker, Coldwell Banker, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1977. Board directors Colorado Association Realtors, Denver, 1981-1983.


  • Licensed real estate broker, Colorado.


Member Grand Junction City Council, 1985-1993, also mayor pro tempore. Member Downtown Development Authority, Grand Junction, 1985-1991. Board directors Mesa County Planning Commission, Grand Junction, 1980-1985, Colorado National Monument Association, 1989-1991, Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1993-1996.

Lobbying Group; member Mesa County Uranium Mill Tailings Removal Citizens Committee. Member co-chairman Mesa County Riverfront Commission, 1993-1999. Member district resource advisory council Bureau Land Management, 1990-1992, Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau board directors, 1992-1996.

Member Colorado Juvenile Parole Board, since 2000. Trustee Colorado Riverfront Foundation, since 1999. Member Mesa County Association Realtors (board directors 1981-1983, treasurer since 1999), Rotary, Club 20 (board directors 1994-1996).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: private pilot, skiing.


Married Jill Brownson, October 18, 1986 (deceased November 1990). Children: Emily J., Joshua C. Married Robin K. Carpenter, August 14, 1993.

William H. Nelson

Jean (Darrington) Nelson

Jill Brownson

Robin K. Carpenter

Emily J. Nelson

Joshua C. Nelson