ServeOhio is authorized under Section 121.40 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) as the Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism. In accordance with its legal authority, ServeOhio Commissioners retain both fiduciary responsibility and responsibility for the overall policy and management of the agency. Duties include administering and overseeing the AmeriCorps program in the State of Ohio; developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to encourage and expand community service programs throughout the state; and assisting public and private organizations to develop/implement community service and volunteer programs.


ServeOhio Commissioners

Chris Shaffer - Chair
Program Development - Waverly

Pamela Steurer - Vice Chair
Education - Delaware

Meghan Kaskoun - Secretary
Volunteer Sector - Cincinnati

Rev. Dr. Adetokunbo Adelekan
Faith-Based Organizations - Centerville

Donald Bean
Ohio Department of Youth Services - Columbus

Gary Cates
Ohio Department of Higher Education - Columbus

Jane Federer
Program Development - Columbus

Charlotte Jones-Ward
Ohio Department of Education - Columbus

Amista Lipot
Volunteer Sector - Athens

Susan Rogers
Older Adults - Jackson

Timothy Miller
Local Labor

Morna Smith
National Service Representative

Ronald Soeder
Community Organizations

Hannah Sublett
Youth/National Service - Cincinnati

Michelle TeareEx Officio 
Corporation for National and Community Service - Columbus

Michele Reynolds, Ex Officio 
Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives - Columbus

Eythan Gregory
Commission Legal Representation

William Hall
Executive Director