Yuma Crossings National Heritage Area Names New Exec. Director

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The interim president and director of the Yuma National Heritage Area (YCNHA) has named a new executive director.

Effective immediately will be the new Executive Director, Kathy Douglas.

In addition, he will be a permanent director, replacing Lowell Perry Jr.

Charles Flynn is currently the interim director.

Shelly Mellon, President of the YCNHA, stated, “The Board unanimously agreed to appoint Kathy Douglas as our new CEO. We are confident that she will be able to guide the organization to even greater success.”

Not only that, Flynn explained: “After reviewing the situation for the past three months, it became clear to me that Cathy Douglas, who has worked in the Heritage Zone for almost ten years, has already played a significant role in all aspects of the operation of the Heritage Zone. “

In addition, “He is a natural leader in all the good things happening along the Yuma Riverfront and downtown.”

While Flynn will remain as a transition adviser until mid-November, Douglas will begin his job this week.

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