Conservation Board


  • Quarterly
  • 1075 Mullins Station - Suite #C-142
    Memphis, TN 38134


Members of Shelby County's nine-person Conservation Board serve five-year terms and are confirmed by the Shelby County Commission following appointment by the county mayor.


There is one vacancy at this time.

Functions & Authority

The Conservation Board is responsible for acquiring, developing, and maintaining all county:
  • Parkways
  • Playgrounds
  • Public park services
  • Recreational conservation areas

Members are:

Pamela Beasley
Warren Funk
Richard Phillips, Sr.
Samuel Ballard
Brian Glass

Dorothy Mells
Henry Jones
Paul Matthews
Willie Parks

For additional information about the Conservation Board, contact Larry Young, Executive Director at (901) 222-7801.