Executive Board

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The Executive Board acts as a policy body coordinating and directing transportation planning, with implementation of related activities within the overall regional comprehensive planning process. There are ten elected or appointed officials with three from the City of Yuma, two from the Yuma County, one from each of the following including the City of San Luis, City of Somerton, the Town of Wellton, the Cocopah Indian Tribe. The State Transportation Board (STB) Member for District 6 is also an official member of the YMPO Executive Board. However, the STB member usually requests the District Engineer for the ADOT Southwest District (located here in Yuma) to represent them.

Executive Board Agendas and Minutes

Locations of the Executive Board move with the member agencies.  The dates of the Executive Board Meetings are always the last Thursday of each month unless specified in the Agenda.  A complete list of locations and dates are listed in the link provided.

*YMPO Executive Board Meetings are temporarily being conducted virtually

If you would like to contact any one of the YMPO Executive Board Members, please contact their respective municipality websites linked above.




Matias Rosales

Vice Mayor, City of San Luis










Martin Porchas

Board of Supervisors, Yuma County




Gary Knight

Council member, City of Yuma


Board Member

Martha Garcia

Vice Mayor, City of Somerton



Board Member

Cecilia McCollough

Mayor, Town of Wellton











Board Member

Paul Patane

Southwest District Engineer, ADOT







Board Member

Lynn Pancrazi

Board of Supervisor, Yuma County


Board Member

Karen Watts

Deputy Mayor, City of Yuma


Board Member

Leslie McClendon

Deputy Mayor, City of Yuma


Board Member

Kermit Palmer

Council Member, Cocopah Indian Tribe