About Us

Keep Phoenix Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. We have been active in Phoenix since 1982 to involve and educate residents about recycling management and beautification practices. The Keep Phoenix Beautiful volunteer Board of Directors represents a cross-section of businesses, organizations and agencies, and we receive major funding from the City of Phoenix Public Works Department. Keep Phoenix Beautiful organizes and implements several programs including education, litter prevention and recycling initiatives. The education program focuses on K - 4 presentations on recycling and litter control, neighborhood associations, and we will come out to your business for "green" presentations and expo's.  Our service program provides Phoenix residents with roll off bins for community cleanups, cardboard trash boxes for special events, an ink jet and toner cartridge recycling program and landfill passes for special situations. Our outreach program involves Valley residents in beautification projects throughout the city of Phoenix. Each year Keep Phoenix Beautiful organizes several special projects for Public Lands month (October), our Corporate Challenge (spring), Earth Day Phoenix (April) and the Great American CleanUp (March - May). These special projects involve many volunteer residents and result in a healthier, cleaner, more beautiful environment. Our corporate program can assist your business with organizing a volunteer day for your employees, help with your recycling needs at your business, and assisting your employees with their personal recycling needs.

Board of Directors

Rebecca Butler  Chair
Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Coca-Cola North America

Tom Holland  Past Chair
Business Development Manager
Westech Recyclers, Inc

Jhenifer Shipe Treasurer
Major Gifts Officer
Valley of the Sun United Way

Jenny Weaver  Secretary
Public Relations Manager
Verizon Wireless

Mark Snedecor
Recycling Director, Four Corners Area
Waste Management

John Trujillo
Director of Public Works
City of Phoenix

Tony J. Tewelis
Director, Technology Innovation
Arizona Public Service

William Herzog
Supply Manager - Southwest

Lora Hobaica
Executive Analyst
Office of the President
Salt River Project

Darren Chapman
Tigermountain Foundation

Tricia PonceDeLeon
General Manager
Republic Services, Inc

David Hertzberg
Sonora Waste Disposal Corporation

Anneke Covell
VP, Global Regulatory Affairs
American Express

Of Counsel:
Sarah Anchors
Quarles & Brady



Tom Waldeck - President and CEO
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Cynthia Moss -  Program Director 
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Evelyn Brumfield - Education Director
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Terry Gellenbeck - Recycling Director
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Mary Lu Nunley - Garden Project Manager
Gail LaTour - Garden Coordinator 
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