Board of Directors

YMCA leadership is strongly rooted in the community, and local volunteers are the backbone of the organization. The Executive Board of Directors are all dedicated volunteers with a strong sense of responsibility for the quality of life in their communities.


Mark Culver, Chairman             Owner, South County Physical Therapy

Matt Marchak, Board Attorney      Performance Blasting

Wayne Holman, Vice Chair              Deztex

Richard Gaona, Vice Chair              Richard Industrial Group

Todd Lopez, Secretary                 Valero

Clovis Van Houton, Treasurer                      ViaQuest Financial Group

Carol Wommack, Past Chair                Retired, Lamar State College Port Arthur


Perry McPherson, Honorary Board
Attorney, McPherson, Hughes, Bradley Wimberley, & Chatelain, LLP

Ray Walker, Honorary Board, Retired Chevron Phillips

Beverly Parker, Honorary Board, Retired Lamar State College Port Arthur

Terry Bobb, JK Chevrolet

John Chirafis, Real Estate

Vicki Derese, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP

Richard Gaona, Richard Design Services

Julie Gauthier, PNGISD

June Gregory, Real Estate

Donna Humphrey, Kings Pharmacy

Stuart Keischnick, NISD

Arlene LeBlanc, Motiva

Rich Macke, Publisher Port Arthur News

Ron Moerbe, Vessel Repair

Mark Porterie, Port Arthur Independent School District

Emanuel Preston, Retired (First Tee)

Mary Ann Reid, Acadian Ambulance

Scott Street, Lamar State College Port Arthur

Stephen Townsend, Bush Lewis PLLC

Tuoi Tran, Texas Gas

Chip Volz, RPS

Danny White, Turner

Tammy Wilturner, Best Buy

Duncan Woodford, Department of Justice

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