DRAFT Meeting Minutes for:
May Board Meeting
Yuma International Airport, Conference Room
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 04:00 PM

Call to Order:
The Yuma County Airport Authority, Inc. (YCAA) Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order at 4:00PM on May 14. 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 (joined the meeting at 4:05PM)
Reetika Dhawan, Director (joined the meeting via Zoom)
William Fox, Director
Albert Gardner, Director
Ken Scott, Director
Jenny Torres, Director
Dr. Brian Cullen, Director


Gladys Brown, Airport 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 April 9, 2024, Regular Board Meeting. Mr. Hager so moved. Mr. Gourley seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

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

Votes Opposed: None

1) Monthly report by Chief Financial Officer 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, Airport’s Parking Lot and Brewers restaurant.

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.

Ms. Brown, the Airport Director, provided a presentation on Hertz Maintenance Facility Swamp Cooler Replacement update, Quad Camera Replacement update Fence Line Clean Up update, Capital Outlay Projects update to include “Tripple S” Airport Property Fencing update, Airport Property North of CBP OAM Facilities Fencing update, Terminal Landscaping to assist with pedestrian crossing update, Upcoming Committee Meetings update, Upcoming BID Opening updates, American Airlines load capacities update, IGSA Projects update, marketing and community outreach over the past month to include social media.

There were no Public Comments.

There being no further business before the Board the meeting adjourned at 4:45PM.

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

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