Commissioners

​​​​CommissionersServe Illinois' Commissioners are appointed by the Governor for three year terms. If you are interested in applying to the Commission, please nominate yourself. The Commission is listed under "Volunteerism."

Please click on the Commissioner's name to view their biography.

  • Jeff Turnbull, RSVP of Peoria and Tazewell Counties; Peoria (Chair)
  • Debra Marton, Comcast; Schaumburg (Vice Chair)
  • Jane Angelis, Continuance Magazine; Carbondale
  • Jennifer Benanti, Illinois Symphony Orchestra; Springfield​​​​​​
  • ​Julian Brown; Chicago
  • Barb Byrne, Western Illinois Agency on Aging; Monmouth
  • Nisan Chavkin; Evanston
  • Laura Davis; Chicago
  • Merri Dee, AARP; Chicago
  • James Dixon, AFSCME; Springfield
  • Chris Errera, Pianist; Schaumburg
  • Beth Ford, Chicago Police; Chicago
  • Natalie Furlett, Illinois Campus Compact; Chicago​​​​​​
  • Amanda Guinn, Belleville AmeriCorps; Belleville
  • Shawn Healy, McCormick Foundation; Chicago
  • John Hosteny, Corporation for National and Community Service; Chicago
  • Howard Lathan, Chicago Area Project; Chicago
  • Tiffany Mathis, AmeriCorps Alum​; Springfield
  • Adam McGriffin, University​ of Chicago; Chicago
  • Jenné Myers, Chicago Cares; Chicago
  • Katherine Nelson, Youth Representative; Springfield
  • Joseph Rives, Western Illinois University; Moline
  • Giraldo Rosales, University of Illinois; Champaign
  • Anne Schuman, CJE SeniorLife; Morton Grove
  • Cynthia Sims, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale
  • Stephen Silberman, AmeriCorps Alum; Galena
  • Tony Smith, Illinois State Board of Education; Springfield
  • Barbara Tubekis, The Volunteer Center of N.E. Metro Chicago; Winnetka
  • Eric Wienheimer, Forefront; River Forest​​​​​​​​​
  • Jennifer Witzel, One Hope United; Mt. Vernon
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