About Us

For over 30 years, Angelina Beautiful/Clean (AB/C), a non-profit 501-(c)(3) organization, has been true to its mission of educating and empowering East Texans to take responsibility for enhancing their community environment.  Each year, Angelina Beautiful/Clean and its proud community members work diligently to maintain, enhance, and preserve our part of Texas.

Our main focus is on our community, and serving the people within it. We strive to make Angelina County a beautiful place to live, work, and play. 

Our Mission

To educate and empower East Texans to take responsibility for enhancing their

community environment.

Picking Up Trash

Our Vision

To make Angelina County the Texas model for environmental excellence, one community at a time.

We Need Your Support Today!

Meet Our Team

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 Emily Thornton - Executive Director 

Emily Thornton was recently named Executive Director for Angelina Beautiful/Clean (AB/C). Prior to joining AB/C, Emily worked in advertising as both a graphic designer and content strategist. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University where she studied Mass Communications with a focus in Public Relations and Advertising. Emily loves spending her free time with friends, traveling, and has a strong passion for art and design.


Emily is an East Texas native with a strong passion for public service and is proud to call the Piney Woods home. She will make every effort to help make Angelina County a clean, green and great place to live, work, and play.

AB/C Board of Directors

William Price - President


Selena Mitchell - Vice President

Farmers Insurance

William Rothhauser - Treasurer
Southside Bank

Lindsey Mott - Secretary


Kendall Beattie - Past Chairman

Gann Medford Real Estate

LaMarcus Wallace


Lacey Martin
Common & Co Boutique

Eddie Pepper

City of Lufkin

Jesse Sisco

Texas Department of Transportation

Candice Stott


Amanda Anderson
Community Title

Sarah Murray

Lufkin Landscape Task Force

Cary Sims

A&M AG Ext Office

Kip Havard

Consolidated Communications

Tara Watkins-Watson

Chamber President

Chuck Brooks

Angelina County Waste

Management Center

Mark Guerra

Angelina County

Sherrif's Office