Our Board Members
David McHone, President
David is happily married to his wife, Lisa of 28 years. Together they have two kids, Josh and Sierra, five dogs, two cats (Roscoe, Diesel, Auto, Blue, Pom Pom, Mittens and Callie) and two grandchildren. He is also a proud US Army Veteran, serving in Operation Desert Storm.
Now David and his family own 3:10 Fleet Service and manage 14 employees. Him and his family love the Humane Society of Yuma and saw the need in the community and are always willing to help in any way possible.
Brock Gill, Treasurer
Wendy is a Yuma native. When she's not working to save animals or supporting other local charities, she oversees the administrative operations for SMT Farms. She has worked in the local farming industry for over 25 years. In her "spare time" Wendy enjoys singing with a local band and collaborating with local musicians throughout the community. Wendy and her husband Denney have been members of HSOY for 6 years. They have one daughter, Kindra. And have 4 Chihuahua furkids at home.
Bernadette has been a longtime Yuma educator since relocating from Pennsylvania in 1976. She is currently working as a Reading teacher at Immaculate Conception School. Serving as a board of trustee on the Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center, she is committed to the foundation’s mission “to support a healthy community through philanthropy.” Her support extends to the health and welfare of Yuma’s animal community through her time, donations, and service as a board member. Having cared for several cats and dogs have over the years, she is currently a mother to 2 rescue cats Pebbles and Tiger.
Debbie has been happily married to her husband, Terry, for over 40 years and together have two successful children and five beautiful grandchildren. Her daughter married and is a high school teacher and coach. Her son is also married and opened a family business in Alaska. Her and her husband are natural adventurers. You can find them riding their motorcycles, traveling across the globe, fishing, skiing, scuba diving and visiting their grandchildren.
Debbie has been a Yuma Resident for almost 20 years and retired as a paralegal for Wayne Byrne in 2017. Debbie has brought her career experience as a bookkeeper and legal secretary to the Humane Society of Yuma's board in addition to her passion for animals. She is a loyal volunteer of the organization. You will see her smiling and hear her laughter in the shelter and at the Thrift Store.
Board Meetings are open to the public and are held the third Thursday of every month at 5:45 pm at our shelter.