Board of Directors

Visit Yuma is proud to showcase Yuma and strives to passionately share the city with visitors and the community. The Board of Directors is a team of local business people who have Yuma’s best interest at heart. The Board meets monthly to discuss strategies and networks to continue to grow Yuma’s economy and better the city for its citizens and visitors.


Chair: David Carvell, Ahern Rentals

Vice-Chair: Bill Evans, Palms RV Resort

Secretary/Treasurer: Wayne Gale, 1st Bank Yuma


Shay Andres, Yuma Regional Medical Ctr

Jeff Andrews, Westerner Products

Flora Llamas, NOVA Home Loans

Mike Lutes, Lutes Casino

Deidre Schuman, Gowan Company

Kimberly Kahl, Yuma County Chamber of Commerce ex-officio

Chris Morris, City of Yuma appointee

Louis Scott, Del Outdoor Adv.

Nate Schug, Westmoor Electric

Regina Twomey, APS

Emily Busse, Candlewood Suites

About Yuma

Yuma, Arizona was first incorporated as Arizona City in 1871, and was then renamed in 1873. Nestled between Phoenix, Arizona, and San Diego, California, Yuma features extraordinary outdoor activities from tubing on the Colorado River to off-roading at the Buttercup Sand Dunes. 

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