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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 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 2330

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Angelis, Jane10/17/2012GovernorMember, Non-votingBlank
Angeloni, Allison5/1/20235/14/2021IndependentGovernorMember, Expert in PhilanthropyCook
Ayala, Dr. CarmenDemocratGovernorMember, State Superintendent of EducationSangamon
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, Natalie5/1/202311/9/2017DemocratGovernorMember, National Service Program RepresentativeCook
Gremer, John8/31/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Hayman, Bridget5/1/20234/9/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Representative of persons with disabilitiesCook
Healy, Shawn5/1/202311/3/2017DemocratGovernorMember, 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
Jones, Brooke8/15/20231/27/2023GovernorMemberCook
Kagen, Benjamin Robert5/1/20239/26/2022BlankGovernorMember, Youth Rep (16-25)
Lathan, Howard10/17/2012GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Leonis, Catherine8/24/2018GovernorMember, Non-votingCook
Long, Shelley5/1/20205/18/2018IndependentGovernorMemberCook
Myers, Jenne5/1/201710/17/2012DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Nelson, Ashli5/1/20225/14/2021DemocratGovernorMember, Business Rep.Cook
Peace, Curtis5/1/20234/19/2021BlankGovernorMember, 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
Tubekis, Barbara5/1/201610/17/2012DemocratGovernorMemberCook
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingBlank
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Non-votingNone
VACANTBlankGovernorMember, Non-votingBlank
VACANTBlankGovernorMember, Local GovernmentBlank