Meet the Keep Denton Beautiful Staff!
Keep Denton Beautiful may have a small staff, but we work with thousands of volunteers each year to accomplish great BIG things for Denton! Get to know our staff members below, and contact us today to learn how you can help make Denton cleaner and more beautiful!
phone: (940) 349-8739
Julie Anderson, Program Manager
Julie is a native of many places, but mostly grew up in southeastern Idaho. After living in Idaho, Utah, New York, and Kansas, she has made Texas her home since 2015. She is a graduate of the University of Utah with a Masters in City Planning. She loves Denton and thinks that keeping it beautiful is a pretty great job. Julie can most often be found in a movie theater, at home with her cats, or out with friends.
Contact Julie about:
- General KDB info;
- Sponsorship opportunities;
- Joining the KDB board or a committee;
- Mural Art Initiatives;
- Organizational partnerships.
phone: (940) 349-8711
Autumn Natalie, Event & Outreach Coordinator
Autumn is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma (Boomer!) where she studied Environmental Sustainability. KDB’s mission resonates with her because she’s always felt a connection to the natural world, and she believes it’s our personal responsibility to leave it better than we found it. Autumn spends her free time with her family and friends either camping, watching college football, seeing movies, or playing board games.
Contact Autumn about:
- Denton Redbud Festival;
- Great American Cleanup;
- Community Tree Giveaway;
- Environmental Education Grants;
- Children’s Arbor Day Program;
- Advertising and outreach opportunities.
phone: (940) 349-8738
Carly Weld, Program and Volunteer Coordinator
Carly grew up in North Dakota and graduated from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota with an Anthropology degree before transplanting to Denton. She enjoys connecting people with their communities and thinks volunteering is a great way to get involved, especially with KDB’s programs that enrich our public spaces. Carly likes to keep busy outdoors hiking, walking her dog, running, or relaxing on a patio.
Contact Carly about:
- Volunteer opportunities;
- Community cleanups and service hours;
- Adopt-A-Spot Litter Cleanup Program;
- NeighborWoods Tree Planting Program;
- Neighborhood Beautification Grants;
- Yard of the Month.
phone: (940) 349-8769
Dani Taylor, Program Intern
Dani was born and raised in the DFW area and is now a senior at the University of North Texas studying Nonprofit Management. She has always had a passion for advocacy and finding inventive ways to help anybody in need, whether it be people, animals, or the planet! She is thrilled about being KDB’s program intern and looks forward to learning the technicalities and hands-on aspects of operating a nonprofit organization, all while serving her Denton community. When Dani’s not at the office, you can probably find Dani relaxing with her two cats, listening to music, dancing, and/or spending time with her friends.
Contact Dani about:
- KDB Membership Programs;
- KDB programs & events.
Areas of work:
- Tree Rebate Program;
- Citizen Forester Training Program;
- Other KDB tree programs.