The Sandy Springs Conservancy is thrilled  to welcome our new Executive Director, Graydon Boyd Leake.

We are thrilled to have Boyd joining the Sandy Springs Conservancy. We have made great strides in our mission to add green space and trails in Sandy Springs by teeing up some exciting initiatives, and feel that Boyd has the skill set to take us to the next level.

Leake is an environmental consultant who focuses on institutional and municipal solid waste management and sustainable development, according to a press release, and has been the Managing Partner of Community Environmental Management consulting firm since 1996.

Leake recently served as Senior Policy Advisor in the city of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience, working on zero waste, sustainability issues and the acquisition of green space, the release said.

Leake has also served as co-chair of Atlanta Recycles and is currently on the board of Keep Atlanta Beautiful, the release said. Leake grew up in Sandy Springs and Buckhead and is a graduate of the Lovett School, Emory University and Georgia State University.

We look forward to updating the community throughout the year as we progress on our mission to Connect, Create and Conserve the parks, trails and green space in Sandy Springs.

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The Sandy Springs Conservancy is very glad to welcome our new Board Members. Left to right: Evan Ottaviano, Michael Granish, Jack Misiura (Board Chair), Abigail Gross, Van Westmoreland, and Terry Morris. (Not pictured is Jason Willard.)    

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