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
Leah Rodenberg
Cedar Rapids

Appointed by the Governor

Jordan DeGree

 Cheri Doane

Dr. Ashley Farmer-Hanson
Storm Lake

Dennis Gabler

Dr. Cynthia Hanson
Sioux City

Rachael Johnson
Iowa Board of Regents Designee

Traci Kirtley

​Cherian Koshy
Des Moines

Dave Layton

Dr. Charles Minnick

Michael Pearson
Cedar Rapids

Kris Ranney
Council Bluffs

Anderson Sainci

Shan Sievert
Iowa Dept. of Education Designee

Greg Sutherland

Angela Ten Clay
Des Moines

Kerry Walter-Ashby

Tammy Wawro
Iowa State Education Association

Kris Winter

Nonvoting / Ex Officio

Amy DeCastro
Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC)

Debi Durham
Iowa Economic Development Authority

Lauren Finke
Volunteer Centers of Iowa

Vicki Hover-Williamson
Corporation for National and Community Service

State Representative Kevin Koester
Iowa Legislature

Crystal Meier
Iowa Association of Fostergrandparent and Senior Companion Programs

Kalen Petersen
Iowa RSVP Directors Association

State Senator Amanda Ragan
Iowa Legislature

Emily Shields
Iowa Campus Compact

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