Our Commissioners


  • Are the volunteers responsible for governing the state agency – Volunteer Iowa (or ICVS) – which is responsible for administrating Iowa’s National Service and volunteer programs.
  • Are empowered by federal and state statutes to set priorities and determine what programs best meet the needs of Iowa.
  • Are appointed by the Governor to three-year terms that begin on July 1. Every year, a few commissioner positions are available. If you are interested in serving as a Commissioner, you can apply anytime!
Leadership Team

Commission Chair
​Jordan Vernoy
Cedar Falls


Commission Vice Chair
Bernie Van Roekel
Spirit Lake


2nd Commission Vice Chair
Leah Rodenberg
Cedar Rapids
Appointed by the Governor

Jordan DeGree
Dubuque
 

Sue Driscoll
Cedar Rapids

Khayree Duckett
Mount Pleasant 
 

Dr. Ashley Farmer-Hanson
Storm Lake

Dr. Nancy Franz
Ames

Dr. Cynthia Hanson
Sioux City

Kolton Hewlett
Leon

Marcia Hughes
Cedar Rapids

Rachael Johnson
statewide
Iowa Board of Regents Designee

Traci Kirtley
Huxley

Cherian Koshy
Clive


Dr. Charles Minnick
Clinton


Michael Pearson
Cedar Rapids

Anderson Sainci
Dubuque

Shan Sievert
statewide
Iowa Dept. of Education Designee

Angela Ten Clay
Des Moines

Kerry Walter-Ashby
Ankeny

Tammy Wawro
statewide
Iowa State Education Association

Kristine Winter
Urbandale
   
Nonvoting / Ex Officio

Amy Croll
Des Moines
Community Youth Concepts

Amy DeCastro
statewide
Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council

Debi Durham
statewide
Iowa Economic Development Authority

Lauren Finke
Cedar Falls
Volunteer Centers of Iowa

Vicki Hover-Williamson
statewide
Corporation for National and Community Service, Iowa Office

State Representative Kevin Koester
Ankeny
     

Jeanine Nemitz
Fort Dodge
Iowa Association of Fostergrandparent and Senior Companion Programs

Kalen Petersen
Story City
Iowa Association of RSVP Directors

State Senator Amanda Ragan
Mason City

Emily Shields
statewide
Iowa Campus Compact
   

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