A regional council of governments, Pima Association of Governments also serves as the Federal Highway Administration’s designated metropolitan planning organization and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s designated lead agency for regional air quality, water quality and solid waste planning for the Tucson metropolitan area.
Chief elected officials of local, state and tribal governments serve on the PAG Regional Council. The nine leaders work collaboratively to represent the greater Tucson region in their decisions regarding transportation planning, air quality, water quality and economic vitality. The governing body meets five times annually to develop, adopt and/or endorse policies, plans, reports and other submittals. Each member has one vote to ensure decisions are made with a regional commitment to approve plans and policies that drive economic growth across the region.
2020 Regional Council
PAG Chair: Marana Mayor Ed Honea
PAG Vice Chair: Pima County Chair Ramón Valadez
PAG Treasurer: Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero
South Tucson Mayor Bob Teso
Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield
Arizona State Transportation Board Chairman Mike Hammond
Pascua Yaqui Vice Chairman Peter Yucupicio
Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr.