Volunteerism and Community Service

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service
Governor's Office
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
Exec. Order
Cite Number 
No. 186, which was issued 31 December, 2020
Term Length 
3 year terms
Encourage and recognize community service and volunteer participation as a means of community and state problem-solving; to promote and support voluntary citizen engagement in government and private programs throughout the state; to develop a long-term, comprehensive vision and plan of action for community service initiatives in NC; and to serve as the State`s liaison to national and state organizations that support its mission.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Craig F. Reed 6/1/20172/1/2024LimitedExpertise in the educational, training and developmental needs of youth, particularly disadvantaged
Cheryl D. Parquet 3/11/20192/1/2023LimitedRepresentative of business
Travis B. Broadhurst 8/28/20142/1/2024LimitedBetween the age 16 & 25 who is a supervisor or recipient in a volunteer or service program
Ellen D. Whitlock 2/14/20122/1/2024LimitedRepresentative of a national service program described in Section 122(a) of the US Public Law 103-82
Amieko Watson 11/12/20202/1/2022LimitedRep Corporation for National and Community Service described in Sec 122(a) of PL 103-82
Vacant6/1/20172/1/2024LimitedDesignee from the Governor`s Office
Joseph Blosser 4/7/20212/1/2024LimitedA rep. of the service-learning community
Tammy R. Cobb 4/7/20212/1/2024LimitedMember selected among local educators
Paul Kent Langston 5/2/20192/1/2022LimitedExpert in delivery of human, educational, environment, homeland sec or public safety services
Angelo D. Williams II7/9/20182/1/2022LimitedExpert in delivery of human, educational, environment, homeland sec or public safety services
Mary Ann Bender LeRay 5/6/20192/1/2023LimitedExperience in promoting the involvement of older adults in service and volunteerism
Amber Smith 6/1/20172/1/2024LimitedRepresentative of a community-based, nonprofit agency or organization within the State
Shinica Thomas 11/7/20192/1/2022LimitedSuperintendent of the Department of Public Instruction, or designee
Luisa Scott 7/31/20192/1/2022LimitedRepresentative from the volunteer sector
Brandon E. Heffinger 11/21/20192/1/2024LimitedRepresentative of the Military or Veterans
Michael D. Frese 2/3/20202/1/2023LimitedRepresentative of the faith community
Robert C. Clark 2/1/20101/31/2022LimitedRepresentative from Local Governments in the State
Yvonne Kinston 6/1/20172/1/2023LimitedRepresentative of local labor organizations in the State

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