Meet the Newest KSB Board Members

Keep Smyrna Beautiful recently welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors—Matt Anderson (Ward 3), Dawn McLoughlin (Ward 4), and Larry Powell (Ward 7).

The KSB Board is made up of dedicated volunteers from the community who devote their time to leading the organization in its mission to inspire our community to be clean, green, and beautiful.

Keep reading for a quick Q & A on what new board members Matt Anderson and Dawn McLoughlin like most about Smyrna and what they’re most looking forward to in their new roles. Stay tuned to learn more about Larry in an upcoming post.


Matt Anderson

Q: What is your favorite thing about Smyrna?

A: My favorite things about Smyrna are the downtown area and all the parks we have within the city. 

Q: What are you most excited to work on as a KSB Board Member?

A: I’m excited to help plan and execute the many events and activities that KSB puts on every year. 

Matt Anderson is a native of Cobb County and has lived in the City of Smyrna since 2017 with his wife and German Shepherd. He has volunteered with other nonprofit organizations in the community over the years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Kennesaw State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He currently works for Salesforce.


Dawn McLoughlin

Q: What is your favorite thing about Smyrna?

A: My favorite thing is that Smyrna has been kept a bedroom community.

Q: Why do you want to serve on the KSB Board of Directors?

A: To be in touch with and collaborate for the betterment of Smyrna and its environment.

Dawn McLoughlin has lived in Smyrna since 1992. She worked at Home Depot Corporate for twelve years.  After staying home with her kids and volunteering in various groups, she took a job in the front office of King Springs Elementary—learning there how special Smyrna’s community really is.


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