Our Team

Our team is committed to helping Keep Tennessee Beautiful through recycling, greening and litter prevention. We invite you to join our efforts.

Missy Marshall

Missy Marshall

Executive Director

Missy Marshall(missy [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org) serves as Executive Director of Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB). In this position she provides direction, management, and supervision for KTnB staff, and leadership to a fourteen member citizen advisory board appointed by the Governor. 

Marshall came to KTnB with over 20 years of experience in public service. She began her career in state government as a public health educator for the Tennessee Department of Health.

Over the course of her career, Marshall has held several executive positions, serving as legislative liaison for eight state departments, nine commissioners and on the team of three Governors. 

Prior to her appointment at KTnB, Marshall served nine years as Director of Communications and External Affairs for the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Development Disabilities (DIDD).

During her state tenure, Marshall has had the distinct honor to work on the transition team that assisted the legislature with establishing the DIDD. 

A Maryville native, she received a bachelor of science in communication from Middle Tennessee State University, where she focused on public relations and minored in business administration. She is also a graduate of LEAD Tennessee, the state government’s premier leadership training initiative.

She lives in Collierville with her husband Barry. They have four children, Alex, Blake, Addy and Barrett.

Howard Cobbs

Howard Cobbs

Outreach and Training Coordinator

Howard(howard [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org) serves as Outreach and Training Coordinator for Keep Tennessee Beautiful. In this position, Howard travels the state providing direct support to our network of affiliates, including board development and program development training. He also works with our non-affiliate partners to educate them on our core initiatives, and encourage them to become KAB affiliates.

A “transplanted” native of Memphis, he received his education at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC where he received his B.A. in Fine Arts. He continued his education and received a Master degree in theatre at Virginia Commonwealth University. After teaching on both a high school and college level, he moved to Memphis to work at the Gaslight Dinner Theatre, a Memphis entertainment icon, which he managed and then owned over a 20 year period.

Since his work with Gaslight he has worked as Communications Director for the Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross, and helped develop and then market the Cordova contemporary church, Heartsong United Methodist Church.

Howard lives with his wife Diann at Walnut Grove Lake in Memphis.

Stine Moss-Cooperwood

Stine Moss-Cooperwood

Clean & Green Programs Coordinator

Stine(stine [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org) serves as Clean & Green Programs Coordinator for Keep Tennessee Beautiful. In this position, Stine coordinates programs in all 70 non-affiliate counties during the Great American Cleanup. She is also responsible for coordinating and distributing public service announcements to every radio station in Tennessee. Stine joined KTnB in July 2000 as a Project Coordinator.

Stine, a native Memphian, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Memphis, with a major in Public Administration in 1993. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree through University College.

Outside of work, she is the coordinator for Tiger Kamp, a volunteer program designed for special needs individuals to meet and have fun with The University of Memphis’s Men Basketball team.  In addition, Stine enjoys working in the community as a volunteer for Clovernook Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired, SRVS, and Arc of Mid-South.

Edmond McDavis III

Edmond McDavis III

Communications Coordinator

Edmond(edmond [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org) serves as Communications Coordinator for Keep Tennessee Beautiful. In this position, Edmond maintains the KTnB website, writes press releases, and handles most of the graphic design and photography for KTnB.

A native of Columbus, MS, Edmond earned a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Mississippi University for Women, with a minor in psychology. Edmond has been a part of the KTnB team since December 2006. 

Pamela Willingham

Pamela Willingham

Recycling Programs Coordinator

Pamela Willingham(pamela [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org) serves as the Recycling Coordinator with Keep Tennessee Beautiful.  Pamela works to improve recycling programs throughout the state, including coordinating America Recycles Day. She also works with Tennessee Recycling Coalition to ensure public education on recycling reaches citizens, business owners, and government officials.

Pam extends her assistance wherever needed.  She weaves her creativity through every facet of the department.  With a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Memphis, Pamela enjoys words in various art forms: spoken and written.