Meet Our Governing Board

  • Our Governing Board consists of five elected community members who volunteer their time and talents to help assure that our district delivers the best possible educational opportunities to our students. This includes helping district administrators set policy, hire and retain quality staff, and encourage parent involvement.

 Phillip D. Townsend, Board President

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Phillip D. Townsend, Board President

5111 E. Gila Ridge Road
Yuma, AZ 85365

Profession: President/Owner, Sunlund Chemical Company
Term Expires: 12/2022
Email: ptownsend@yumaunion.org

 Bruce Gwynn, Board Vice President

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Bruce Gwynn, Board Vice President

6792 East Telegraph Street
Yuma, AZ 85365

Profession: Sales
Term Expires: 12/2020
Email: bgwynn@yumaunion.org

 Jacqueline Kravitz, Board Member

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Jacqueline Kravitz, Board Member

1881 W. 24th Street, Suite C
Yuma, AZ 85364

Profession: Owner/Administrator, Yuma Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Term Expires: 12/2022
Email: jkravitz@yumaunion.org

 David Lara, Board Member

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David Lara, Board Member

P.O. Box 3748 
San Luis AZ 85349

Profession: Owner, Desert Water
Term Expires: 12/2020
Email: dlara@yumaunion.org

 Shelley Mellon, Board Member

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Shelley Mellon, Board Member

2180 South 4th Avenue Suite D 
Yuma, AZ 85364

Profession: Owner/Broker, R.L. Jones Insurance Services
Term Expires: 12/2020
Email: smellon@yumaunion.org

  • Meetings for the Yuma Union High School District #70 are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. Special meetings can be called. Meetings are held at the Yuma Union High School District Office Board Room located at 3150 S. Avenue A, Yuma AZ, 85364. You can obtain further information by calling (928) 502-4605.

Board Agendas & Minutes