Keep The Shoals Beautiful (KTSB) has an 18 member Board of Directors, which is comprised of representatives from Colbert County and Lauderdale Counties. The Board members possess proven knowledge, experience and dedication in many pertinent and helpful areas, including education, solid waste management, recycling, law, city planning and community development. The Board has taken an active leadership role in the development of the organization – its goals, objectives and action plan.

Hermon Graham was raised and educated in Florence, Alabama. He is a U.S. Navy veteran.  He attended Florence State, now the University of North Alabama, and Northwest Junior College, now Northwest Shoals Community College.  After retiring from AT & T, Hermon began working in insurance where he is still active. Hermon has served on the Florence City Council five terms and has served on numerous local boards and committees.  He enjoys sports including hunting and fishing.  One of his greatest joys is communicating with people.  He and his wife, Peggy, have two children and four grandchildren.

Delores J. “Dee” Hubbert has served in many capacities for local environmental and beautification groups. She is standing member and officer of the Florence Beautification Board, Shoals Beautification Alliance and the Shoals Master Gardeners. She is the chairperson of the Florence First United Methodist Church Garden Committee. Hubbert retired after working 35 years with the Alabama Department of Human Resources, where she directed licensing of child day care facilities and supervised programs of adoption and foster care. Hubbert resides in Florence, where in addition to being a community volunteer, is a landscape design consultant.

Joel Kendrick has served as director of the Tuscumbia Parks and Recreation Department for over 18 years. He has coordinated the development and maintenance of Tuscumbia’s many recreation facilities and areas, including Spring Creek Golf Course. He has maintained continuing education studies in many areas, including grant administration, arboriculture, administration and parks and maintenance. Kendrick is an active member of the International Society of Arboriculture, Alabama Tourism Association and Alabama Recreation and Parks Association.

Adam Luehrman was raised and educated in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has been working for Agrium for the last nine years.  Adam is veteran of the U.S. Army, and has prior work experience as a consultant for several large manufacturing and mining companies in the U.S. and Canada. He relocated to Florence with his family two years ago, and is currently serving on Staff Parish Relations Council, Children’s Ministry Committee and other outreach activities with Edgemont United Methodist Church in Florence.

Rachel Mansell is the City of Florence Education Outreach Coordinator for the Solid Waste, Street, & Recycling Department. She has also taught elementary school for a number of years is currently working on a Masters of Education. Mansell serves on the Boards of Shoals Earth Month Incorporated and the Children’s Museum of the Shoals.

Goodloe “Bud” Pride has been an active participant in community and civic organizations for many years. He spent almost 10 years on the Florence City Council, and has been a Florence Planning Commission member since 1978. The Florence, Alabama native is retired from the banking industry, where he spent his professional years as an executive in several local banking and financial institutions, including SouthTrust, Shoals National Bank (now AmSouth) and Real Estate Financing (now Regions Mortgage Company). Pride enjoys outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and camping.

April Rogers graduated from the University of North Alabama and is the Education and Outreach coordinator for Shoals Solid Waste Authority Recycling which serves Colbert and Franklin counties. April also serves on the board of Shoals Earth Month Incorporated and also participates with Sheffield Coalition.

Suzie Shoemaker, a Shoals native, has a vast knowledge of the area. She is the Special Events and Sports Marketing Coordinator for Florence/Lauderdale Tourism. She is a graduate of the University of North Alabama, and once recruited for the University. Outside work, Susie is active in local theatre groups.

Hugh “Bo” Stanley is the director of the Tuscumbia Public Works Department, where he has worked for over seven years. He advances his continuing education through professional certifications, including those in wastewater management, street and sanitation and arboriculture. He is an active member of the International Society of Arboriculture and Society of Water Professionals. Stanley is also the superintendent of Tuscumbia’s Street and Sanitation Department. An avid golfer, fisherman and outdoors-person, he lives in his native Tuscumbia with his wife and two children.

Steve Stanley, a life-long Shoals area resident, was graduated from the University of North Alabama with a degree in Business Management. An active civic volunteer, Stanley is on the board of directors for several local organizations, including the Shoals Symphony at UNA, Riverbend Center for Mental Health and Tuscumbia Landing Museum and Archives. A member of the Sheffield City Council, he has served as chairman for Sheffield Redevelopment Authority since 2005, represents Sheffield on the MPO Technical Coordinating Committee and is Chairman of the Sheffield Planning Commission.  He is Chairman of the Riverbend Foundation and Past President of Sheffield Kiwanis.

Chief Ron Tyler became Florence Chief of Police in July of 2012 and is a 19 year veteran of the Florence Police Department.  He has Bachelor and Master Degrees in Criminal Justice from the University of North Alabama and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Law Enforcement Executive Training Program and is currently the president of the Alabama Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates.  He has been an adjunct professor for UNA and Faulkner University, and regularly serves as an instructor for the Alabama Chiefs of Police Law Enforcement Executive Training program.  In 2011, Chief Tyler led the Florence Police Department through the process of accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.  Ron has been married to his wife, Cassie, for 21 years.  They have two boys, Clay and Grant.

Chelsea Kauchick is the Director of Keep The Shoals Beautiful. She is employed by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, where she serves as the Director of Marketing & Leadership Programs for adults and youth.