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Title:Volunteerism And Community Service, Illinois Commission on
Website:Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service
Contact Name:Noelle Ayoka Mota Samuels
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Phone:800-592-9896
Contact E-Mail:DPH.ServeIllinois@illinois.gov
Contact Comments:535 W. Jefferson, 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702 Fax: 217-557-0515
Function:Service Illinois promotes and supports community service in public and private programs to meet needs of Illinois citizens; stimulates new volunteerism and community service initiatives and partnerships; serves as a resource and advocate within the Dept of Public Health for community service agencies, volunteers, and programs which utilize state and private volunteers.
Term:Voting members serve 3 year terms.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:No more than 50% from same political party
Qualifications:None specified.
Compensation:Members: expenses; Director: shall receive such compensation as is determined by the Governor
Composition:40 members At least 25% of the members must be from the city of Chicago 15-25 voting members appointed by the Governor -expert in education, training and development needs of youth - an expert in philanthropy - a representative of labor organizations - a representative of business - a representative of Community based organizations - State Superintendent of Education - a Youth between 16 and 25 years of age who is a participant or supervisor in a community service program -an expert in older adult volunteerism -a representative of persons with disabilities -a representative of local government -a representative of a national service program 15 Bipartisan non-voting members appointed by the Governor & serves at the pleasure of Governor. Director, of Commission appointed by Governor, serves at the pleasure of Governor.
Authority:20 ILCS 710

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Angelis, Jane10/17/2012GovernorMember, Non-votingJackson
Angeloni, Allison5/1/20235/14/2021IndependentGovernorMember, Expert in PhilanthropyCook
Ayala, Dr. CarmenDemocratGovernorMember, State Superintendent of EducationSangamon
Chavkin, Nisan5/1/20205/21/2018DemocratGovernorMemberWill
Christensen, David5/1/20234/9/2021RepublicanGovernorMemberLake
Clarke, Scott5/1/20244/30/2021GovernorMemberSangamon
Copeland, Ami5/1/20209/14/2018OtherGovernorMemberNone
Davis, Laura5/1/20219/21/2018OtherGovernorMemberNone
Dietkus, Rachael5/1/20215/14/2018DemocratGovernorMemberChampaign
Fernandez, Andres5/1/20244/30/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Community Based OrganizationCook
Furlett, Natalie5/1/202311/9/2017DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Geenen, David8/24/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingRock Island
Gremer, John8/31/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Hayman, Bridget5/1/20234/9/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Representative of persons with disabilitiesCook
Healy, Shawn11/3/202011/3/2017DemocratGovernorMember, expert in educationCook
Holland, Megan9/14/2018GovernorMember, Non-voting
Holmes, Tiffany9/21/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingWarren
Hosteny, John9/11/2007RepublicanGovernorMember, Non-voting; Corporation for National and Community ServiceCook
Lathan, Howard10/17/2012GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Leonis, Catherine8/24/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Long, Shelley5/1/20205/18/2018IndependentGovernorMemberCook
Mathis, Tiffany8/15/202011/3/2017GovernorMemberSangamon
Myers, Jenne5/1/201710/17/2012DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Nelson, Ashli5/1/20225/14/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Business Rep.Cook
North, Jennifer8/24/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Peace, Curris5/1/20234/19/2021BlankGovernorMember, Expert in Youth DevelopmentCook
Roberts, Carolyn5/1/20243/12/2021RepublicanGovernorMember, Expert in Older Adult VolunteerismCook
Rueff, Amy5/1/20223/12/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Labor OrganizationMacon
Schuman, Anne10/17/2012GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Sims, Cynthia 10/8/2009IndependentGovernorMember, Non-votingJackson
Solomon, Steve8/24/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingDuPage
Tubekis, Barbara5/1/201610/17/2012DemocratGovernorMemberCook
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingBlank
VACANTGovernorMember
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingNone
VACANT5/1/2023OtherGovernorMember, Youth Rep (16-25)
VACANT5/1/2021OtherGovernorMember, Non-votingBlank
VACANT5/1/201610/17/2012BlankGovernorMemberBlank
VACANT5/1/2017DemocratGovernorMember, Local GovernmentBlank
Witzel, Jennifer5/1/2023DemocratGovernorMember, National Service Program RepresentativeBlank