OUR PEOPLE

STAFF MEMBERS


Julie Welch, Executive Director

Julie Welch is our Executive Director at Keep Evansville Beautiful. She has been working for non-profit organizations for over 15 years. She has a deep knowledge of our community through her years as a television journalist for WEVV.  She also has a strong desire to make Evansville a more beautiful place for residents and visitors alike.


Alice Walker, Office Manager and Marketing

Alice joined our team this year and is an enthusiastic member of KEB. Alice is an Evansville native and feels passionately about caring for our community that she has loved her whole life.


Joni Mestas, Litter Abatement

Joni currently works with the DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE – Economic Improvement District with litter abatement.  She feels passionately that people shouldn’t litter.  Joni is KEB’s downtown ambassador!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive Committee

  • Deb Junker-Kohut, Chairman, CenterPoint Energy
  • Matt Wannemueller, Vice Chairman, Lochmueller
  • John Whyman, Vice Chair of Development, ONB
  • Major Jason Ashworth, Vice Chair of Programs, Sheriff’s Dept
  • Turk Walton, Executive Committee
  • Linda Sartore, Treasurer, Deaconess Health Systems
  • Todd Chamberlain, Republic Services

Lifetime Directors

  • Claudette Branson
  • Linda Garrett
  • Kalah Georgette-Vowels
  • J. Steven Martin
  • Clayton Powers
  • G. Michael Schopmeyer
  • John C. Schroeder
  • Sherrianne Standley
  • Turk Walton
  • Ed Ziemer

Board of Directors

  • Cindy Brinker, Retired University of Southern Indiana
  • Shawn Dickerson, Urban Forester for the City of Evansville
  • Gail Dunn, Dunn Hospitality Group
  • Debbie Garrison, Berry Global
  • Andrea Gentry, USI
  • Kim Henning, Warrick County Humane Society
  • Brian Holtz, Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Laurel Jones, SKANSKA
  • Jeff Justice, Hafer
  • Sgt. Matt Karges, Evansville Police Dept.
  • John Mann, Hafer
  • Janet Raisor, St. Vincent’s
  • Michael Tessier, University of Evansville
  • Todd Tucker, Tucker Publishing
  • Ella Watson, Evv Water & Sewer Utility
  • Amanda Withers, CMT

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“I just love volunteering for Keep Evansville Beautiful! It is a wonderful organization that makes a huge difference in the appearance of our City.”

Carol Pettys

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“I just love volunteering for Keep Evansville Beautiful! It is a wonderful organization that makes a huge difference in the appearance of our City.” - Carol Pettys