Town Council

The Town of Wellton has a Council-Manager government structure. It is governed by a Mayor, four council members, and a Town Manager. The Town Council is elected to serve four year staggered terms. After each election, the council selects one of its member to serve as Mayor and one of its member to serve as Mayor Pro Tem.

The Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the Town Council Chambers.  Special meetings, in addition to, or in lieu of these meetings, may be held. Meetings scheduled which do not have a quorum of the members present will not be held.

Town Hall is located at 28634 Oakland Avenue, Wellton, Arizona.  The Council Chambers is located in the rear of Town Hall.

* Terms expire November 2022
** Terms expire November 2024

Mayor: Cecilia C. McCollough*

Mayor Pro Tem: Kenneth Baughman*

Kenneth Baughman was born November 22, 1959 in Yuma, Arizona. Kenneth has lived in the Wellton-Roll-Tacna area for the majority of his life. Kenneth attended Mohawk Valley School and graduated from Antelope Union High School. Kenneth was self-employed at Baughman’s Chevron and Towing Service in Tacna for several years, in 1989, Kenneth attended and graduated from the United States Border Patrol Academy at Fort McClellan in Anniston, Alabama and served as a United States Border Patrol Agent in Temecula, California for a short time, Kenneth then went to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad in Los Angeles, California as a Locomotive Engineer for a few years. Kenneth started at the Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District in 1991 as a Vacation Relief Zanjero, transferred into the Electrical Systems Department as a Systems Analyst in 1998 and was promoted in 2007 to his current position of Assistant Manager of Operations. Kenneth currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Agri-Business and Water Council of Arizona, the Imperial Dam Advisory Board and the Wellton Town Council.


Councilmember: Scott Blitz*


Councilmember: Sylvia Davidson**

Councilmember: Michelle Jones**


Town Staff


Town Manager/Clerk
Larry Killman

Deputy Town Clerk/HR Director
Sandra Jones

Grants Administrator
Yolanda Galindo

Finance Director
Marisol Hernandez

Utility/Accounts Payable Clerk
Mary Miranda

Permit Clerk/Receptionist
Ashley Rivera

Public Works Director
Joseph Grant

Butterfield Golf Course/Parks Superintendent
Adolfo Ponce

Assistant Public Works Director/Water Treatment Operator
Brandon Howard

Assistant Public Works Director
Salvador Arcos

Police Chief
Donald Jones

Fire Chief
Mark Rivera

Town Magistrate
M. Russell Jones

Contract Staff

Town Attorney
Susan Goodwin – Gust-Rosenfeld

Town Engineer
Nicklaus Engineering

Town of Wellton