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
Dubuque

Cheri Doane
Pella


Khayree Duckett
Mount Pleasant 


Dr. Ashley Farmer-Hanson
Storm Lake


Dennis Gabler
Adel


Dr. Cynthia Hanson
Sioux City


Rachael Johnson
Iowa Board of Regents Designee
 


Traci Kirtley
Cambridge


​Cherian Koshy
Des Moines


Dave Layton
Clinton


Dr. Charles Minnick
Clinton


Michael Pearson
Cedar Rapids


Kris Ranney
Council Bluffs


Anderson Sainci
Dubuque


Shan Sievert
Iowa Dept. of Education Designee


Greg Sutherland
Ellston


Angela Ten Clay
Des Moines


Kerry Walter-Ashby
Ankeny


Tammy Wawro
Iowa State Education Association


Kris Winter
Urbandale

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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