Missouri Community Service Commission

770 Truman State Office Bldg.
PO Box 118
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-7488
Fax: (573)-526-0463

Email: mcsc@ded.mo.gov
Website: http://www.movolunteers.org

Director: Don Stamper

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 620.586

Department: Economic Development

Mission: The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) connects Missourians of all ages and backgrounds in an effort to improve unmet community needs through direct and tangible service. The MCSC serves as the administrator for AmeriCorps*State funding in Missouri by awarding monetary grants and providing technical assistance and support.

Function: The Missouri Community Service Commission effects and administers the National and Community Service Act of 1993, and strives to make service and volunteerism a common expectation of all Missourians, with a special concentration on youth.

SubCommittees: Executive Committee, Program Committee, Service and Development Committee, Public Relations Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: at least 4 meetings

Location of meetings: varying locations

Duration of meetings: generally 7 hours; special meetings have lasted one and a half days

Preparation time for meetings:

Total time commitment: 28 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 25

Appointed members: 15

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Member slots include a representative of local government; the Commissioner of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; 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; or an individual between the ages of 16 and 25 years who is a participant in or supervisor of a service program for school age youth, or a campus-based or national service program.

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 12 of the 22 voting members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Vacant Slot
Business Community

Vacant Slot
Community Based Organization

Ms. Cindy Heislen(D)
DESE Commissioner or Designee
Jefferson City
Term begins: Jun 2, 2014
Term expires: Dec 15, 2015

Vacant Slot
Expert in Youth Education, Training, and Development

Lt. Governor Michael Kehoe
Lt. Governor

Mr. John Richard Albright(R)
Member 1
Term begins: Jun 2, 2014
Term expires: Dec 15, 2016

Ms. Cheryl Hibbeler(D)
Member 2
Term begins: Jun 2, 2014
Term expires: Dec 15, 2016

Mr. Forrest W. Miller(R)
Member 3
Term begins: Feb 7, 2013
Term expires: Dec 15, 2015

John Stamm
Member 4
St. Louis
Term begins: Sep 20, 2018
Term expires: Mar 26, 2021

Mr. Randall McArthur(R)
Member 5
Maryland Heights
Term begins: Apr 6, 2009
Term expires: Apr 5, 2012

Ms. Nina Murphy(D)
National Service Program
St. Louis
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Dec 15, 2012

Ms. Janis VanMeter(D)
Promoting Seniors in Service/Volunteerism
Term begins: Feb 9, 2012
Term expires: Dec 15, 2014

Vacant Slot
Rep of local government

Mr. Russell A. Unger(D)
Representative of Labor Organizations
Term begins: Feb 9, 2012
Term expires: Dec 15, 2014

Vacant Slot
Representative of Volunteer Sector

Vacant Slot
Youth 16-25 Participant/Supervisor Program