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General Information About KCB

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Keep Cobb Beautiful is a hybrid organization comprised of County staff members and a non-profit board of directors created for the purpose of “assisting the County and Board of Commissioners in establishing, promoting and maintaining a countywide policy for improved environmental and waste management.”

Keep Cobb Beautiful Inc. is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), a national, non-profit public education organization dedicated to improving waste handling practices in American communities. Keep America Beautiful educates millions of Americans on all aspects of waste handling and solid waste issues. KCB is also a member of the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.

Who We Are

KCB is made up of dedicated volunteers from all walks of life joined together to foster public awareness through sponsoring events that improve our environment. KCB can do this by adhering to our Mission Statement:
“Promoting stewardship of our communities through litter prevention, beautification, recycling and environmental education”.

Keep Cobb Beautiful, Inc. is funded by the Cobb County Government, recycling revenues, and private contributions. Keep Cobb Beautiful, Inc. is a 501-c3 non-profit organization.

Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Keep Cobb Beautiful Staff

Kimberly White
Executive Director
(770) 528-2503

Emily Burnett
Environmental Program Leader
(770) 528-1100

Dawn Smith
(770) 528-1136

Matthew Connolly
Senior Foreman

Qiana Houser

Sevell Graham

For general inquiries please contact the Keep Cobb Beautiful office at (770) 528-1135 or

We are also available via Facebook Messenger

The Keep Cobb Beautiful office is located at:

1772 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30008

Board of Directors


Ordinance of 9-25-84; Cobb County Code Section 3-2-10; Amendment of 3-9-93 regarding method of appointment; Amendment of 4-14-98 to change the name of Cobb Clean Commission to Keep Cobb Beautiful, Inc. Code Section 102-111.


The Board consists of eighteen (18) members who serve a minimum two (2) year term which can be extended. Each board member is a volunteer, who was either appointed by one of the five Cobb County Board of Commissioners (BOC), there are three appointments from each Commissioner, or appointed by one of the six (6) municipalities in Cobb County.

The Board members are a diverse group of concerned citizens who represent local businesses, industry, communications, community and civic organizations, and educational institutions.

The qualifications, method of selection, procedure for removal and method of filling vacancies is determined by each appointing entity (Commissioner or Municipality) for its respective appointments. This Board only has advisory authority for recommending refuse, waste and environmental management policies to the BOC, and with a goal that all refuse and clean community activities follow a common purpose.


  • Executive Director – Kimberly White
  • Supervisor – Dawn Smith
  • Environmental Program Leader – Emily Burnett
  • Senior Foreman – Matthew Connolly
  • Foreman – Qiana Houser
  • Foreman – Sevell Graham

2022-2023 Board of Directors

  • Barry Krebs – Chair
  • Dora Locklear – Vice Chair
  • Sharon Meinhardt – Secretary
  • Erin Mulgrew – Treasurer
  • John Hitchens
  • Monique Jenkins
  • Keiko Kaiyu
  • Travis Landrum
  • Ginny Lyons-Burling
  • Myron Massey
  • Undriss Miller
  • Monica Moseley
  • Janice Overbeck
  • Jeff Padgett
  • Fernando Pharr
  • Angela Pressley
  • Quintasha Swanson
  • Eva Tackett
  • Enrico Washington
  • Grey Won

Our City Affiliate Board Members

  • Travis Landrum – Keep Powder Springs Beautiful
  • Monica Moseley – Keep Marietta Beautiful
  • Quintasha Swanson – City of Austell
  • Eva Tackett – Keep Smyrna Beautiful
  • Grey Won – Keep Kennesaw Beautiful

Board Meetings

The general public is always welcome to our monthly Board meetings.  Keep Cobb Beautiful Board Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month (August to June). 

For more information, call (770) 528-1135 or email us at




Keep Cobb Beautiful Board Meetings for 2020
Date Time
February 7 6:00-7:30 PM
March 7 6:00-7:30PM
April 4 6:00-7:30 PM
May 2 6:00-7:30 PM
June 6 6:00-7:30 PM
August 1 6:00-7:30 PM
September 5 6:00-7:30 PM
October 3 6:00-7:30 PM
November 7 6:00-7:30 PM