Meeting Minutes for:
January Board Meeting
Yuma International Airport, Conference Room
Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 04:09 PM

    Call to Order:
    The Yuma County Airport Authority, Inc. (YCAA) Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order at 4:09PM on January 9, 2024, in the Yuma International Airport Conference Room, 2191 E. 32nd Street, Suite 218, Yuma, Arizona 85365. The Presiding officer was Bill Craft, President.

    Bill Craft, President
    Dean Hager, 1st Vice President
    Russell Jones, 2nd Vice President
    Stanley Gourley, Treasurer
    Juan Guzman, Secretary
    Reetika Dhawan, Director (Joined the meeting at 4:12PM)
    Albert Gardner, Director
    Ken Scott, Director
    Jenny Torres, Director
    Dr. Brian Cullen, Director

    William Fox, Director

    Gerald Hinkle, Jr., Chief Financial Officer
    Andrea Lopez, Executive Assistant
    Silvia Gunderman, 1st Bank Yuma
    Ryan Hart, Million Air Yuma

    There were no Public Comments.

    Mr. Craft the YCAA President, called for a motion to approve the minutes of the December 12, 2023, Board Meeting. Mr. Jones so moved. Dr. Cullen seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

    Votes in Favor:
    Mr. Craft
    Mr. Hager
    Mr. Jones
    Mr. Gourley
    Mr. Gardner
    Mr. Guzman
    Mr. Scott
    Ms. Torres
    Dr. Cullen

    Votes Opposed: None

    1) Mr. Craft, the YCAA President, introduced and welcomed new Board Director, Dr. Brian Cullen.

    1) Monthly report by the Airport Director on current financial status.

    Mr. Hinkle, Chief Financial Officer, briefed the Board on our current financial status. Mr. Hinkle also provided an update on operations by the airport’s Rent Car Agencies and Brewers restaurant. Ryan Hart, Manager of Million Air Yuma provided the Board with insight as to Fuel sales during recent months.

    There was no Military Liaison in attendance.

    2) Presentation and update regarding current construction projects, associated contracts, grant status, general aviation, marketing efforts, terminal improvements, aviation conferences, meetings, and items of interest with the city and county or other federal or state agencies. This will include, but is not limited to, additional information, FAA and ADOT grant updates, an overview of projects underway, airport operations, Rolle Airfield, airline recruitment and retention efforts, general aviation, future events, and other Airport business.

    Mr. Craft the YCAA President, explained the Airport Director Update was provided within the YCAA Executive Summary.

    There were no Public Comments.

    There being no further business before the Board the meeting adjourned at 4:25PM.

    // Approved //
    Juan Guzman
    Secretary, Yuma County Airport Authority; Public Relations Committee Chairman

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