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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 Chairman
Appointed 2010
Chief Financial Officer, Owl's Head Alloys
Bowling Green/Warren County

Kevin Russell, Commission Vice Chairman
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

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

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

Elizabeth Combs
Appointed 2011
Associate, Wilkes & McHugh
Lexington/Fayette County

Bill Farmer Jr.
Appointed 2010
President/CEO, United Way of the Bluegrass
Lexington/Fayette County

John Gillig
Appointed 2014
Part-time Staff, WaterStep
Retired, State Government
Frankfort/Franklin County

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

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

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

Madison Silvert
Appointed 2014
President, Malcolm Bryant Corporation
Owensboro/Daviess County

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

Lanny Taulbee
Appointed 2013
Retired, State Government
Lexington/Fayette County

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

Pending Appointments/Advisory Committee

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

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

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