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Board of Directors
Keep Desoto Beautiful Corporation (KDB)
  • Comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council to serve for a two-year term with term limits of six years, and four student members selected by the Board, each student serving a school-year term.
  • Initiates, plans, and coordinates litter control and prevention programs.
  • Encourages the planting and preservation of trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Promotes a safer, healthier, and more beautiful community.
  • Stimulates interest and action toward conservation of resources through recycling.
  • Awards Property of the Month designation to a property that exemplifies the mission and goals of KDB.
  • A non-profit organization and affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful, Inc.

Meeting Schedule
The Keep Desoto Beautiful Board of Directors meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Parks Conference Room.

Staff Representative
Camiron Smith
Park Maintenance Manager
Email Camiron Smith

Council Representative
Kristine Clark
Councilmember, Place 3

Board of Directors

Janice Ford-Walker
Place 4
Initial Appointment:  10/13
Current Term Expires 3/17

Tonya Carruthers 
Place 3
Initial Appointment: 10/15
Current Term Expires: 3/17

Emuel Banks
Place 5
Initial Appointment:  11/13
Current Term Expires: 3/17

Cheryl Sims 
Place 2
Initial Appointment: 9/15 
Current Term Expires: 3/17 

Cathy Wesley
Place 6
Initial Appointment: 03/14
Current Term Expires: 3/16
Susan Smiley
Place 1
Initial Appointment: 10/14
Current Term Expires: 3/16

Danica Williams
Place 7
Initial Appointment: 01/14
Current Term Expires: 3/16 

Student Members