Encouraging volunteerism and community service.

About Us

Commission Members and Staff

Serving Commission Chairs

Michael Jensen | Boise

Commission Chair

Youth Services

Patricia Eriksen | Soda Springs

Commission Vice-Chair

Human/Educational/Environmental Services

Carrie Reese | Hayden Lake

Commission Secretary

Community Based Agency

Serving Commission Members

Clint Blackwood


Community Based Agency

Kara Brascia


Higher Education

Doug Brown

Garden City

Youth Services

Georgia Dimick


Community Based Agency

Henry Henscheid


Business Sector

Donald Heuer


National Service

Charlette Kremer

National Service

Bill Langer

Coeur' d Alene

Social Services

Jesse Maldonado
Youth & Government

R. Dirk Marsden
Local Labor Organization

Camille McCashland


State Department

of Education

Colleen Schwalter


Volunteer Sector

Randy'L Teton

Fort Hall


Kristen Tracy


Volunteer Sector

Bryan Wewers
(Waiting for Appointment)

Business Sector

Ex-Officio Members

April Durrant

Idaho State Program Director
Corporation for National & Community Service


Lori Hendon

Legislative Audit

Kenneth D. Edmunds

Idaho Department of Labor Director

Ben Quintana

Local Government
City of Boise


Commission Staff

Renee Bade

Program Manager

Heather Luff

Grants/Contracts Officer

Patricia Fitzpatrick

Administrative Assistant

Gordon Graff

Disability Outreach

About Us

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» History
» State Service Plan
» Commission Members and Staff
» Sponsors

Edward M. Kennedy

Serve America Act

The Serve America Act of 2009 is the most sweeping expansion of national service in a generation. It expands opportunities for Americans of all ages to serve and puts AmeriCorps on a path of growth, from 75,000 to 250,000 members by 2017. More importantly, it positions citizen service at the center of our nation’s response to crises in education, health, clean energy, veterans and economic opportunity. It also challenges us to do a better job of demonstrating and measuring our ability to solve problems. Read More »

Commission Openings

If you are interested in becoming a Serve Idaho Commission member please contact the Serve Idaho office at (208) 332-3578.
Idaho Department of Labor Corporation for National Service & Community Service Office of the Governor