Swindell and Carroll join Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission as new board appointees

Appointed to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) advisory board, Dr. Clara Carroll of Searcy and Bethany Swindell of Russellville will represent KAB in Congressional Districts 2 and 3. 

“We are excited for the new appointments of Dr. Carroll and Ms. Swindell to the KAB Commission as their vast experience in education and emergency management will aid us in furthering KAB mission and work,” said Mark Camp, executive director of KAB.

Dr. Carroll is the associate dean of Harding University’s Cannon-Clary College of Education and is a professor of education. She currently serves on several education advisory organizations and boards including the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Arkansas Scholarship Program Advisory Group and the Arkansas Department of Education’s Early Childhood Subcommittee Education/Career Continuum. Dr. Carroll will serve as a KAB commissioner for Congressional District 2.

Swindell is an instructor in Arkansas Tech University’s (ATU) emergency management department and will complete her doctoral degree in 2020. Prior to becoming an instructor at ATU, Swindell worked as a private contractor for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). She has also worked with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Arkansas Department of Transportation. Swindell will represent KAB as a commissioner in Congressional District 3. 

About Keep Arkansas Beautiful

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB), consisting of a professional staff of three and a nine-member advisory board appointed by the governor, is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. KAB is a certified state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc. KAB inspires and educates individuals to reduce litter, recycle and keep Arkansas beautiful. KAB is funded by 1% of the eighth-cent Conservation Tax. For more information, visit KeepArkansasBeautiful.com. Stay in the know by following Keep Arkansas Beautiful on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and texting VOLUNTEER to 484848.

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