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Flora Llamas and Bruce Gwynn become newest members
Elections for the 2017-2018 budget year have concluded and Visit Yuma is proud to welcome Flora Llamas and Bruce Gwynn to its Board of Directors.
"Each year, we receive a number of stellar nominations from throughout the community," said Linda Morgan, Executive Director of Visit Yuma. "This year's class of candidates was no exception. With Flora and Bruce aboard, we look forward to what their contributions will bring to our program."
Flora and Bruce join incumbent board members Dave Carvell (Chair), Lori Stofft (Vice-Chair), Dean Chauhan, Anna Chaulk, Wayne Gale, Jon Heidrich, Marshall Jones, Deidre Meerchaum, Yvonne Peach, and Louis Scott, and Edward Thomas (City of Yuma appointed liaison).
Bruce Gwynn is a Yuma native whose roots date back to the mid-19th century (great-great-grandson of Jose Maria Redondo, grandson of E.F. Sanguinetti. A graduate of Kofa High School and the University of Arizona (B.S. in animal science), he has worked in local agriculture for his entire career and is currently executive director of Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association. Named Yuma’s Citizen of the Year in 2012, he serves on the Yuma Union High School district governing board (third term) He also serves on the boards of a variety of nonprofit organizations including the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Yuma County Historical Society, Yuma County Cooperative Extension, AWC Foundation Board, and Yuma Education Advocacy Council. He was a co-founder of the Southwest Ag Summit and the Yuma County Ag Producers Scholarship Fund.
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