Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation is governed by a dedicated group of community leaders who subscribe to a better future for Yuma County. The 18-member board is comprised of private sector investors and key government leaders in the Yuma region who assist with policymaking and are active in our communities as ambassadors of our programs and priorities.

The strength of GYEDC’s Board of Directors is evident due to their involvement and commitment in supporting economic development initiatives throughout the region. It is an active and diverse Board that has expertise in the areas of business, labor, agriculture, finance, real estate, municipal government and the community-at-large.

 

Stacy Gutierrez, Chair

Stacy Gutierrez, Chair

President
Nicklaus Engineering

Jerry Lococo, Vice Chair

Jerry Lococo, Vice Chair

SVN/Kaizen Commercial Real Estate

Mario Jauregui, Secretary/Treasurer

Mario Jauregui, Secretary/Treasurer

San Luis Industrial Park

Terry Frydenlund, Past Chair

Terry Frydenlund, Past Chair

President/CEO
1st Bank Yuma

Gerardo Anaya

Gerardo Anaya

Vice Mayor
City of Somerton

Paul Brierley

Paul Brierley

Executive Director
University of Arizona Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture

Elizabeth Carpenter

Elizabeth Carpenter

Member
Von Verde Development LLC

Justin Farren

Justin Farren

Vice President of Strategy & Development
Yuma Regional Medical Center

Russell McCloud

Russell McCloud

Supervisor
Yuma County

Cecilia C. McCollough

Cecilia C. McCollough

Mayor
Town of Wellton

Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller

Council Member
City of Yuma

Douglas Nicholls

Douglas Nicholls

Mayor
City of Yuma

Martin Porchas

Martin Porchas

Supervisor
Yuma County

Timothy Rooney

Timothy Rooney

CEO
Datepac, LLC

Matias Rosales

Matias Rosales

Vice Mayor
City of San Luis

Susan Thorpe

Susan Thorpe

County Administrator
Yuma County

Gladys Wiggins

Gladys Wiggins

Airport Director
Yuma International Airport

Greg Wilkinson

Greg Wilkinson

Administrator
City of Yuma