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.


Stephen Townsend, Chair   - Bradley & Steele, LLP
Arlene LeBlanc, Vice Chair   -   Motiva
Paige Snyder, Secretary   -   Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce
Steve Evans, Treasurer   -   Valero


Gerald Charlton   -   Turner Industries
Susie Chirafis   -   Retired School Teacher
Rita Davis   -   Retired
Jeff Hayes   -   Hayes Real Estate
Claire Jackson   -   Motiva
RaNoda McClain-Lee   -   Port Arthur EDC
Ron Moerbe   -   Vessel Repair
Beverly Parker  -   Retired Lamar State College Port Arthur
Mark Porterie   -   Port Arthur Independent School District
Mary Ann Reid   -   Golden Pass LNG Terminal
Judith Smith   -   City of Port Arthur Health Department
Arthur Thomas   -   Texas Gas
Ray Walker   -   Retired Chevron Phillips
MarJuana Williams   -  MarJuana Bush Williams, PLLC
Tammy Wilturner   -   Best Buy
Perry McPherson, Honorary Board   -   Retired Attorney