We are currently looking for new Commissioners. To apply to be a Commissioner, visit  https://boards.mo.gov/.

The Missouri Community Service Commission Board of Commissioners, which is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, meets quarterly and provides oversight.

Our Commissioners serve a 3-year-term length and includes:

-A representative of local government;
-The commissioner of the department of elementary and secondary education or the designee of such person;
-An individual with experience in promoting the involvement of older adults in service and volunteerism;
-A representative of a national service program;
-An individual with expertise in the educational, training, and development needs of youth, particularly disadvantaged youth;
-An individual between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five years who is a participant in or supervisor of a service program for school-age youth, or a campus-based or national service program;
-A representative of community-based agencies or organizations in the state;
-A representative of labor organizations;
-A member representing the business community;
-The lieutenant governor or his or her designee; and
-A representative of the volunteer sector.

No more than 12 of the 22 voting members may be members of the same political party.



John Albright, Clayton

Vice Chair

Nina North Murphy, St Louis – Representative of a national service program


Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe, Jefferson City

Dr. Margie Vandeven, O’Fallon – Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner

Forrest Miller, Jr., St. Louis – Representative of the business community

Russel Unger, Columbia -Representative of labor organizations

Janis VanMeter, Lewistown – Older adults expertise


Jamie Crispin, Corporation for National and Community Service