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The Serve Kentucky Commission is a statewide, bipartisan group of up to 25 members, appointed or re-appointed by the governor, with diverse service and volunteerism backgrounds. The State Commission is responsible for developing a comprehensive national service plan, assembling applications for funding and national service positions, and administering CNCS grants in the State. (See 42 U.S.C. § 12638.)

Serve Kentucky Commission Members

Commission Leadership

Kevin Mays, Commission Chair
Appointed 2010
Chief Financial Officer, Owl's Head Alloys
Bowling Green/Warren County

Kevin Russell, Commission Vice Chair
Appointed 2009
Information Technology Specialist, U.S. Government, Fort Knox
Radcliff/Hardin County

Tamara Cox, Commission Secretary
Appointed 2010
Supervisor/Coordinator, Daniel Boone Community Action Agency
Mt. Vernon/Rockcastle County

Commission Members

John Blackburn
Appointed 2019
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Kentucky National Guard
Frankfort/Franklin County

DeAnna Brangers
Appointed 2016
Vice Chair, Republican Party of Kentucky
Prospect/Jefferson County

Ka'Sondra Brown
Appointed 2019
Volunteer Coordinator, Community Action Council
Lexington/Fayette County

Hannah Chretien
Appointed 2019
Executive Director, Ballard County Economic Development
Barlow/Ballard County

Andrew Cole
Appointed 2016
Director of Campus Ministry, Thomas Moore University
Crestview Hills/Kenton County

Elizabeth Combs
Appointed 2011
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Wrigley Media Group
Lexington/Fayette County

Katie Hawks
Appointed 2019
Corporate Events and Memberships Manager, Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Glasgow/Barren County

Jack Kennedy
Appointed 2019
Chief Deputy, Franklin County Clerk
Frankfort/Franklin County

Peter Hayes
Appointed 2016
National Director, Service for Peace-Louisville
Louisville/Jefferson County

Jim Garrett
Appointed 2019
Volunteer Coordinator, Kentucky Division of Emergency Management
Louisville/Jefferson County

Sarah Gossett
Appointed 2019
Founder/CEO, Strategy Ninja Group
Lexington/Fayette County

Gary McCollum
Appointed 2014
Assistant General Counsel, Alliance Coal, LLC
Lexington/Fayette County

Kevin Middleton
Appointed 2019
President, United Way of Kentucky
Louisville/Jefferson County

Megan Mortis
Appointed 2013
Public Information Officer, Henderson County Schools
Henderson/Henderson County

Lauren Palmer
Appointed 2014
College of Education Supervisor, Northern Kentucky University
Verona/Boone County

Jim Patton
Appointed 2019
General Counsel, Broadhurst Group
Louisville/Jefferson County

Cameron Roundtree 
Appointed 2019
Student, Thomas More University
Florence/Boone County

Matthew Seifried
Appointed 2017
Director of Scheduling, Office of the Governor
Florence/Boone County

Mary Rothenburger Steely
Appointed 2018
Adult Education Coordinator, West Kentucky Educational Cooperative
Sebree/Webster County

Brent Sweger
Appointed 2019
Transportation Engineering Branch Manager, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Frankfort/Franklin County

Robin Corindo, Ex-Officio
Acting Kentucky State Office Director, Corporation for National and Community Service