Denise Beall is the co-founder/chairman of Save Davidson, a highly successful, non-partisan non-profit organization that works to engage, educate, advocate for and activate citizens to stay involved with Davidson Town government. The organization was instrumental in rallying citizens to help save the Beaty Street property, 20+ acres that are now conserved for a park in the heart of Davidson as well as other key initiatives in town.
Professionally, Denise is a User Experience Design Consultant and sees value in the power of people. She helps to build, lead, motivate and transform teams of all types through people and process evaluation.
Denise lives on the west side of Davidson with her husband and son and enjoys traveling, reading, doing all sorts of creative projects and spending time with her family.
Congratulations to Denise and thank you for making a difference in our community. A donation has been made to Davidson Lands Conservancy in honor of this recognition.
Dave is a passionate conservationist who resides in, and loves, the Davidson community. He volunteers for Davidson Lands Conservancy, TreesDavidson, and several Town committees including the Livability Board, which he chairs, the Planning Advisory Group, and the 251 South Committee. He was vice-chair of the Beaty Park Task Force and recently helped revamp Davidson's tree ordinance. He is vice chair of the WDAV Advisory Board, chairs the Redlair Foundation Board, and serves on the board of the NC Wildlife Federation.
Following a banking career, he was Executive Director of TreesCharlotte, an effort to grow and diversify Charlotte's urban forest. Prior to launching TreesCharlotte, Dave served for seven years as Executive Director of Catawba Lands Conservancy (CLC) and the Carolina Thread Trail, laying the groundwork for a 15-county trail network of conservation. CLC conserved more than 5,000 acres during his tenure.
Dave holds a Master's of Science degree from the University of Vermont and a Bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College in Maine. Dave and his wife Libby have two children and five grandchildren.
Congratulations to Dave and thank you for making a difference in our community. A donation has been made to Davidson Lands Conservancy in honor of this recognition.