County Coordinators

Ready? Set? Go! It’s time to contact your County Coordinator for the Fall cleanups to find out what to bring and where to report to volunteer. Listed below are the Big Sweep County Coordinators, their contact info, and the latest on cleanups. We thank you very much for your help during the Spring cleanups and for your support!

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County Coordinator Phone Comments
Alamance Gary Gerringer
River Run Outfitters
(336) 212-2697 Oct. 4.
Alexander Kim Brown
Alexander County Schools
(828) 632-7063 OCT. 4. Volunteers report at 8 am to Wittenburg Access Area in Bethlehem Community, just off Hwy. 127 at Catawba River Bridge.
Alleghany Courtney Wait
National Committee for New River
(336) 846-6267 ext. 330 Sept. 13.
Anson Greg Walmsley
Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
(704) 695-2709 Oct. 4.
Ashe Courtney Wait
National Committee for New River
(336) 346-6267 ext. 330 Sept. 13.
Avery Eric Foster
Avery County Solid Waste Department
(828) 260-9205 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 13.
Beaufort Linda Boyer
NC Estuarium
(252) 948-0000 Sept. 6, Crystal Beach (contact Linda Little 919-782-1158 or 322-5067). Sept. 20, Belhaven Yacht Club Cleanup. Oct. 4, N.C Estuarium River Roving Cleanup. Oct. 13, Pamlico Tar River Foundation Cleanup. Call for reservations.
Bertie Tiera Beale
NC Cooperative Extension Services
(252) 794-5318 Oct. 11 cleanup.
Bladen Steve Melson (910) 876-4603 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Brunswick Micki Bozeman
Solid Waste and Recycling
(910) 253-2524 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Buncombe Dave Russell
River Link
(828) 252-8474 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 6.
Burke Lea-Ann Branch
Soil and Water Conservation District
(828) 439-9727 ext.3 Date to be announced. Volunteers report from 12:00 to 4:00 at Lake Rhodhiss area or call Susan if want to do another site.
Cabarrus Dennis Testerman
Soil and Water Conservation District
(704) 920-3303 Oct. 4
Caldwell Pam Steuer
Soil and Water Conservation District
(828) 758-1111 Oct. 4.
Camden Brian Lannon
Camden County Soil & Water Conservation District
(252) 338-1919 ext. 262 Oct. 4.
Carteret Dee Smith
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 222-6359 Sept. 6 and Oct. 18.
Caswell Tonya Wingate
NC Cooperative Extension
(336) 694-4158 Cleanups all month long in October. Contact Brandi for details on how you can help. Thanks!
Catawba TBA (800) 277-9337 OCT. 4. Volunteers report at 8 am to Wittenburg Access Area in Bethlehem Community, just off Hwy. 127 at Catawba River Bridge.
Chatham Fran DiGiano
Clean Jordan Lake and Site 2 Eleanor Herr
(919) 542-0829 or (828) 442-7339 and Site 2 (919) 360-6418 2 FALL CLEANUP MEETING SITES: Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walkers meet at Army Corps of Engineers East Access Gate. Boaters & kayakers at Poe’s Ridge Boat Ramp off Jordan Dam Rd. Treasure hunt and prizes. More details Site 2: Oct. 12 from 1:00 – 3:00, meeting at Jordan Lake Environment Education Center, Jordan Lake Business Center (1434 Farrington Rd., Apex) to clean sites on Marthas Chapel Rd. and Rt. 751.
Cherokee Sam Davis
Cherokee County
(828) 361-2328 SEPT. 27 (rain date Oct. 4) This year’s Big Sweep will be held at Hanging Dog Campground Pavilion located on Joe Brown Highway. Begin assembling anytime after 8 a.m. Breakfast items and bottled water will be available. Once briefed, be ready to head out at 9:00 for a fun morning. Try to be back by noon for lunch of Hot Dogs and the fixins. Retain your ticket for special drawings.
Chowan Steve Karl
Edenton-Chowan Schools
(252) 482-8426 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Clay Stacey Owens
NC Cooperative Extension
(828) 389-9153 Oct. 11 cleanup.
Cleveland Cindy Prewitt of County Health Department (704) 447-8206 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Columbus Jonathan Short
Lake Waccamaw State Park
(910) 646-4748 Oct. 4.
Craven Tom Glasgow
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 633-1477 Oct. 4.
Cumberland Bobby Hurst (910) 481-0900 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 13.
Currituck TBA (800) 277-9337 Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9am-1pm. Bag pickup sites: Southern beach access in Corolla; Waste Management site on Hwy. 158 in Grandy; Waste Management site on Hwy. 158 in Barco (the Shortcut Road). One bag of litter or debris turned in will entitle participant to one chance at a drawing for prizes donated by Currituck County businesses.
Dare Scott Lawrence
Surfrider Foundation Outer Banks Chapter
(252) 441-0581 Oct. 11. More Surfrider info link here
Davidson Joy Fields
Stormwater Smart Program
(336) 904-0300 NOV. 1. Buddle Creek Landing at High Rock Lake or designed cleanup site by 9:00 am. For more info, please contact Stormwater SMART at or visit 
Davie Mike Garner
Mocksville-Davie Parks and Recreation
(336) 753-6740 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Duplin Bee Barnett
KAB and Recycling
(910) 289-3091 Oct. 4.
Durham Jennifer Brooks
Soil and Water Conservation District
(919) 560-0558 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Edgecombe Cornelia McGee-Anthony
Keep America Beautiful
(252) 467-4960 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 27 Splash for Trash at Newbold Pond in Tarboro from 9 am to 12 noon; Oct. 4 volunteers meet at Riverfront Park boat landing in Tarboro from 9 am to 12 noon.
Forsyth George Stilphen
Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful
(336) 771-5161 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Franklin John Faulkner
KAB County Solid Waste Department
(919) 496-5002 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 17.
Gaston Jason Graham
Keep Gastonia Beautiful
(704) 869-1008 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Gates Brad Gardner
Albemarle Regional
(252) 297-6524 Oct. 11 cleanup.
Graham Lisa Russo (828) 479-1265 Sept. 20 – Oct. 4 cleanups.
Granville Jamie Haddix
4-H of Granville County
(919) 603-1350 Oct. 4.
Jason Falls
County Solid Waste Department
(919) 603-1355 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Greene Emily Herring Hardy
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 747-5831 Oct. 4.
Guilford Rebecca Coplin
High Point KAB
(336) 883-3520 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Lynne Leonard
Greensboro Beautiful
(336) 373-2957 Greensboro: Sept. 20 cleanup.
Halifax Larry Garris
County Solid Waste Department
(252) 586-7516 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Harnett David Brown
Raven Rock State Park
(910) 893-4888 Oct. 4 volunteers should check if there are any changes before reporting to Lillington Wildlife Boating Access Area 2 miles east of Lillington off Prison Camp Road; or Cape Fear River Trail Park by Hwy. 217 bridge in Erwin.
Haywood Shannon Rabby
Haywood Community College
(828) 627-4592 Sept. 20 Richland Creek cleanup. Volunteers should report at 9 am to Bi-Lo’s Grocery Store parking lot off Russ Avenue in Waynesville.
Henderson Seirisse Baker
Environment Conservation Organization
(828) 692-0385 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 6.
Hertford Heather McGuire
Chowan College
(252) 398-6334 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Hoke Febe McLaughlin
Hoke County Schools
(910) 875-8037 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Hyde Glenn Gibbs (Mainland) (252) 925-2611 Oct. 4 and 11 cleanups.
Howard Bennink
Ocracoke School(Ocracoke Island)
(252) 928-1981 Sept. 20. Meet at Ocracoke National Park Service Lifeguard parking area.
Iredell Jill Feldmeyer (704) 458-1163 Oct. 4.
Jackson Roger Clapp (828) 507-9144 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Johnston Susan Woodard
Soil and Water Conservation District
(919) 934-7156 ext.3 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Jones Clare Lynn Brock
County Magistrate
(252) 671-7462 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Lee Joe Cherry
County Public Works
(919) 718-4622 ext.5381 Oct. 4 Volunteers report at 9 a.m. at one of the following locations: Carbonton Dam Park (Hwy. 42), Deep River Park (Camelback Bridge), or San-Lee Park (572 Pumping Station Road).
Lenoir Sheri Benson
City of Kinston Public Services
(252) 939-3283 Oct. 4. Volunteers should report at 9 a.m. at the Neuseway Nature Center Picnic Shelter in Kinston.
Lincoln Patty Korn (704) 489-8761 SPRING CLEANUP: 2nd Saturday in May. FALL CLEANUP: 2nd Saturday in October.
Macon Guy Gooder
Gooder Grafix
(828) 421-4845 Aug. 3 cleanup. Dress to get wet and show up 9 a.m. at Big Bear shelter on the Little Tennessee Greenway in downtown Franklin.
Madison Sara Nichols
N.C. Soil & Water Conservation District
(828) 649-3313 ext. 3 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Martin Susan Tyre
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 789-4370 Oct. 4 cleanup.
McDowell Ashley Wooten
Keep McDowell Beautiful
(828) 652-7121 ext. 320 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 14.
Mecklenburg Erin Hall
County Water Quality
(704) 336-7980 FALL CLEANUPS: Sept. 6 Canoes for a Cause. Countywide cleanups: Sept. 27 Volunteers can report to any of 12 sites. Visit
Mitchell Holly Walker
Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing
(828) 773-6104 Oct. 4. Volunteers meet at Loafers Glory Rafting & Tubing, 2637 Hwy. 226 North, Bakersville.
Montgomery Theresa Savery
Uwharrie National Forest
(910) 576-6391 ext 102 Oct. 4 Cleanup of Badin Lake shoreline. Contact Theresa for details.
Moore Chad Beane
Keep Moore County Beautiful
(910) 947-3637 Oct. 4 and Oct. 11.
Nash Cornelia McGee-Anthony
Keep America Beautiful
(252) 467-4960 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4. Volunteers meet at Battle Park boat landing in Rocky Mount from 9 am to 12 noon.
New Hanover Nancy Pritchett & Adrienne Moore
Keep New Hanover County Beautiful
(800) 277-9337 Spring Cleanup: March 16. Fall Cleanup: Oct. 4 cleanup. Numerous sites. Contact Jennifer to match up with best location or visit
Northampton Ann Lawrence
N.C. Cooperative Extension Service
(252) 534-2711 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Onslow Lisa Rider
Keep Onslow Beautiful
(910) 989-2107 SPRING CLEANUP: May 11. FALL CLEANUP:  Oct. 11 at 9 am for North Topsail Beach Town Park. Underwater cleanups on the New River in September.
Orange Wendy Smith
Town of Chapel Hill Engineering Department
(919) 969-7246 March 23 Spring Cleanup. CHAPEL HILL AND ORANGE COUNTY FALL CLEANUP: Various events September – October. Please visit or contact Wendy Smith at 919-969-7246 for more info and specific assignment areas.
Orange Terry Hackett
Town of Hillsborough Stormwater Program
(919) 732-1270 ext.77 ORANGE COUNTY FALL CLEANUP: Various events September – October.
Pamlico Bill Ellers and Daniel Simpson
N.C. Cooperative Extension
(252) 745-4121 Oct. 11.
Pasquotank Janice Browne
Pasquotank County Recycling Coordinator
(252) 335-4105 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Pender Sarah Jackson
Boy Scout Troop 777
(919) 738-9057 Oct. 11. Rain date: Oct. 25.
Perquimans Brad Gardner
(252) 297-6524 Oct. 4.
Person Jeremy Royster
Person County
(336) 597-7806 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 27 at Mayo Park and additional cleanup Oct. 11.
Pitt Paula Clark
KAB Solid Waste and Recycling
(252) 902-3353 Oct. 18.
Polk Mark Byington
Byington Landscape Architects
(864) 979-7436 Oct. 25 from 9 am until 12:30 pm. Green River volunteers meet at Fishtop Access parking lot on Green River Cove Rd. Contact Mark Byington 864.979.7436 for more info.
Randolph Bob Langston
NC Zoo
(336) 879-7711 FALL CLEANUP: Sept. 27.
Richmond Bobbie Gerald (910) 997-8244 ext. 109 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Robeson Neill Lee
Lumber River State Park
(910) 628-4564×201 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Rockingham Kelly Howell (336) 342-8300 ext. 2 Cleanups from Sept. 26 – Oct. 4. On Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1, volunteers report to Humphrey’s Ridge Marina on Belews Lake. Call 336/427-3949 for directions.
Rowan Bob Pendergrass
Dan Nicholas Park
(704) 216-7819 Sept. 20.
Rutherford Jerry Stensland
Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority
(828) 287-6074 Oct. 18.
Sampson LeAnn Honeycutt
Sampson County Government
(910) 592-6308 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Scotland JR Horne
Scotland County Solid Waste Dept.
(910) 610-5262 Oct. 4. Volunteers report to any one of six fire stations.
Stanly MORROW MOUNTAIN Katherine Trotter (704) 982-4402 Oct. 4 Volunteers report at 9 am to Morrow Mountain State Park Boathouse.
Stokes Sara Jo Durham & Pam Maynard
Dan River
(336) 427-4497 or 339-8979 Cleanups started early and will continue until 1st Saturday in October. If you or your group would like to do a cleanup now, give us a call. Any questions, call (336) 427-4497. FALL CLEANUPS: For scheduled sites, dates & times, please contact Sara Jo Durham or Pam for more info.
Surry Whitney Sprinkle
Surry County 4-H
(336) 401-8025 FALL CLEANUP: October date to be announced later.
Swain Lauren Casey
Swain Soil & Water Conservation District
(828) 488-8803 ext. 101 FALL CLEANUPS: Sept. 20 – Oct. 4.
(800) 277-9337 FALL CLEANUP: TBD.
Tyrrell Sherryreed Moore
Pocosin Lakes NWR
(252) 796-3004 ext 228 Oct. 4 cleanup.
Union TBD (800) 277-9337 FALL CLEANUP: TBD.
Vance Turner Pride
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 438-8188 Fall Cleanup Date: Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-Noon. All volunteers report to Shelter #3 at Satterwhite Point, Kerr Lake State Recreation Area, Henderson, NC at 8:45 a.m. for group assignments.
Wake Sheila Jones
Wake Soil & Water Conservation District
(919) 250-1065 FALL CLEANUPS begin mid-September through October. Link here for 2014 FALL BIG SWEEP Listing of Wake County Sites or contact Wake County Big Sweep Coordinator for scheduled dates, times, and sites across the county. Link here for Spring Cleanup schedule.
Warren Crystal Smith
NC Cooperative Extension
(252) 257-3640 Oct. 11.
Washington Ann Keyes
Planning & EM
(252) 793-4114 Oct. 4.
Watauga Wendy Patoprsty
NC Cooperative Extension
(828) 264-3061 March 23 Spring Cleanup. Sept. 13 Fall Cleanup.
Wayne Barbara Byers
NC Cooperative Extension
(919) 731-1527 Oct. 4 cleanups. Call or e-mail for details.
Wilkes Juanita Souther
W. Kerr Scott Lake
(336) 921-3390 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 11 Volunteers report at the flagpole on top of dam at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir.
Wilson Krysty Anderson
Imagination Station Science Museum
(252) 291-5113 ext.227 FALL CLEANUP: Oct. 4.
Yadkin Leigh Calloway
Yadkin Soil & Water Conservation
(336) 679-8052 ext.3 Oct. 4.
Yancey Starli McDowell (828) 675-4311 Oct. 4 cleanup.