Elrod, Rogers re-elected to lead Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission in 2018

LITTLE ROCK (Feb. 1, 2018) – Dr. Mark A. Elrod of Conway (Faulkner County) and Mary Joe Rogers of Stamps (Lafayette County) have been re-elected as officers of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission for 2018.

Elrod will serve as chairman, and Rogers will serve as vice chairwoman, each for a one-year term. Both were initially appointed to the commission in 2014; Elrod represents the state’s Second Congressional District; Rogers, the Fourth Congressional District.

Other Keep Arkansas Beautiful commissioners include Laurie Blackwell Black of Lake Village (Chicot County), Brooks Coatney of Fayetteville (Washington County), Brenda Fendley of Marshall (Searcy County), The Rev. Dr. Thurston B. Lamb of North Little Rock (Pulaski County), Jane Phillips-Jolly of Hot Springs (Garland County) and Mayor Mark Simpson of Clarksville (Johnson County).

About Keep Arkansas Beautiful

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB), consisting of a professional program staff of three and a nine-member, governor-appointed advisory board, is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. As a certified state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., it works to inspire and educate individuals to reduce litter, recycle and keep Arkansas beautiful. KAB’s operations and programs are funded through its 1-percent portion of the eighth-cent Conservation Tax. For more information, visit KeepArkansasBeautiful.com and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.

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