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.


2017 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

Matthew Armendariz

ScottHulse PC

Senior Associate

Jacob Barde

ScottHulse PC


Joseph Bocanegra

Hospitals of Providence

Relationship Manager

Paul Coleman

Sun Travel President

Bill Coon

YMCA of El Paso

Samantha Corral

Loya Branch Representative Town of Horizon City

David Crowder

Secretary El Paso, Inc.

Diana Duarte

Momentum Medical SolutionsAdministrator

Pete Dunavant

Department of Aviation-El PasoProperties Division

Linda East

East CommunicationsPresident

Dan Gibbs

Harbor Freight
Store Manager

Emily Hartman

Westside Branch RepresentativePDNF Health InformationExchangeDeputy Director

Debra Hastings

Edward Jones
Financial Advisor

Cynthia Henry

Westside Branch Representative
El Paso Electric Company

Eileen Karlsruher

Former ChairpersonCSA Design Group, Inc.Vice President

Mollie Lighthall

Assistant Secretary
YMCA of El Paso
Director of Engagement

Barbara Lopez

Loya Branch Representative
Fred Loya InsuranceExecutive Project Manager

Michael Marshall

Capital Bank
Assistant Vice President

Andre Miranda

TreasurerHelen of Troy
Vice President Finance

Angela Olivas

El Paso ChihuahuasMarketing/Communications

Kevin O'Neill

Financial Consultant

Judge Scott

El Paso ChihuahuasSenior Executive

Stafford Thurmond

Foundation President
EDI Financial

Ray Torres

Bowling Branch Representative
Sonic Restaurants
Regional Director

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.