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 Porterie, Chair   -   Port Arthur Independent School District
Arlene LeBlanc, Vice Chair   -   Motiva
Rita Davis, Secretary   -   Retired
Ray Walker, Treasurer   -   Retired Chevron Phillips


Perry McPherson, Honorary Board, Attorney   -   Bradley, Steele, & Pierce, LLP
Beverly Parker, Honorary Board   -   Retired Lamar State College Port Arthur
Ray Walker, Honorary Board   -   Retired Chevron Phillips
Gerald Charlton   -   Turner Industries
Susie Chirafis   -   Retired School Teacher
Rita Davis   -   Retired
Claire Jackson   -   Flint Hills Resources Port Arthur
RaNoda McClain-Lee   -   Port Arthur EDC
Ron Moerbe   -   Vessel Repair
Mark Porterie   -   Port Arthur Independent School District
Mary Ann Reid   -   Acadian Ambulance
Judith Smith   -   City of Port Arthur Health Department
Paige Snyder   -   Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce
Arthur Thomas   -   Texas Gas
MarJuana Williams   -   Orgain, Bell & Tucker, LLC
Tammy Wilturner   -   Best Buy