Board of Directors and Staff

The Keep Smyrna Beautiful Board meets at the Smyrna Community Center in the Jonquil Room from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm the second Tuesday of each month except for December and July, or when those dates conflict with holidays.

The Board of Directors consists of 16 total members. Half are appointees of the Mayor and Council and half are At Large members voted on by the current board members.

Board of Directors

  • Phyllis Owens, Board Chairperson, At Large Member
  • Karleen McNabb, Vice Chair,¬†Ward 4 Appointee
  • Maggie McGarity, Treasurer, Ward 5 Appointee
  • Sally Knox, Secretary, At Large Member
  • Liz Davis, Mayor’s Appointee
  • Shawn Garcia, Ward 1 Appointee
  • Lisa Castleberry, Ward 2 Appointee
  • Betty Williams, Ward 3 Appointee
  • Nell Robinson, Ward 6 Appointee
  • Tripti Gadgade, Ward 7 Appointee
  • Chris Knight, At Large Member
  • Ed Plansker, At Large Member
  • Hilary Scott, At Large Member
  • Olivia “Liv” Wise, At Large Member
  • Vacant, At Large
  • Vacant, At Large


  • Julie Barwig, Executive Director
  • Eloise Holland, Coordinator

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