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Regional Council, RTA Board elect officers for 2024

The Pima Association of Governments Regional Council and Regional Transportation Authority Board recently elected its 2024 officers among its members of each governing body.

Serving as PAG Regional Council Chair for 2024 is Pima County Vice Chair Rex Scott.

Pima County Vice Chair Rex Scott
Pima County Vice Chair Rex Scott

South Tucson Mayor Paul Diaz will serve as Vice Chair. Marana Mayor Ed Honea will serve as Regional Council Treasurer.

On the RTA Board, Arizona State Transportation Board Member Ted Maxwell will serve as 2024 Chair.

Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield will serve as Vice Chair on the RTA Board. Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy will serve as Second Vice Chair.  

The PAG Regional Council and RTA Board elect new officers at the first meeting of each year. The officers serve for one year.

In addition, RTA Board members continue to develop a new 20-year regional transportation plan to identify and fund transportation enhancements. The current voter-approved, 20-year RTA plan and countywide half-cent sales tax expire on June 30, 2026.

Arizona State Transportation Board Member Ted Maxwell
Arizona State Transportation Board Member Ted Maxwell

This year will be a substantial year for the new officers and all members, as they preside over the development and completion, respectively, of two required multi-year planning documents – the 30-year Regional Mobility and Accessibility Plan and 5-year Transportation Improvement Plan. 

The chief elected officials of local, county, state and tribal governments serve on the PAG Regional Council and RTA Board. The nine leaders work together to represent the greater Tucson region in matters of transportation planning, air quality, water quality and economic vitality.

All members of the PAG Regional Council and RTA Board include:

  • Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Verlon Jose
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council Chairman Peter Yucupicio
  • Pima County Vice Chair Rex Scott
  • Tucson Mayor Regina Romero
  • South Tucson Mayor Paul Diaz
  • Marana Mayor Ed Honea
  • Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield
  • Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy
  • Arizona State Transportation Board Member Ted Maxwell

Learn more about the PAG Regional Council here and find meeting information here.

Information about the RTA Board can be found here and meeting information here.