YMCA of El Paso

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

YMCA of El Paso

The YMCA of El Paso strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


2018 Metropolitan Board of Directors

The YMCA is governed by the Board of Directors who holds title to all real estate and establishes overall policy providing direction to the various Branch Operations. The Board of Directors confers a broad range of authority to the Branch Boards of Management who assume responsibility for advising each Branch.

Board Member

Ruby Alvarez


Community Development

Joseph Bocanegra

Hospitals of Providence

Relationship Manager

Bill Coon

StaffYMCA of El PasoPresident/CEO

Samantha Corral

Loya RepresentativeTown of Horizon CityAlderman Place #7

David Crowder

SecretaryEl Paso, Inc.Writer/Reporter

Diana Duarte

Momentum Medical SolutionsAdministrator

Pete Dunavant

Department of Aviation-El PasoProperties Division

Emily Hartman

Westside RepresentativePDNF Health InformationExchangeDeputy Director

Debra Hastings

Edward JonesFinancial Advisor

Cynthia Henry

Westside RepresentativeEl Paso Electric CompanyDirector

Mollie Lighthall

Assistant Secretary
YMCA of El Paso
Director of Engagement

Andre Miranda

TreasurerHelen of Troy
Vice President Finance

Benjamin Miranda

Cohen Military Family Clinic
Outreach Manager

Kevin O'Neill

Financial Consultant

Margie Salazar

FirstLight Federal Credit Union
Chief Retail Officer

Judge Scott

El Paso ChihuahuasSenior Executive

Stafford Thurmond

Foundation President
Alexander Capital
Financial Advisor

Justin Underwood

Wyatt Underwood, PLLCAttorney, Owner/Partner

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.