Corporation for National and Community Service

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525

Phone, 202-606-5000. Internet, http://www.nationalservice.gov.

Board of Directors:

Chair Stephen Goldsmith

Members Cynthia J. Burleson, Mark Gearan, Dorothy A. Johnson, Vince J. Juaristi, Carol Kinsley, Jacob J. Lew, Henry L. Lozano, Mimi Mager, William Schambra, Leona White Hat, Donna Williams, (3 vacancies)

Staff:

Chief Executive Officer David Eisner

Chief Financial Officer Jerry G. Bridges

Chief Operating Officer Elizabeth Seale

Chief of Staff Amy Mack

Director, AmeriCorps Elizabeth Seale, Acting

Director, AmeriCorps*VISTA Jean Whaley

Director, AmeriCorps*NCCC Merlene Mazyck

Director, Government Relations Kathy Ott

Director, Research and Policy Development Robert Grimm

Chief Human Capital Officer Ray Limon

Director, Learn and Serve America Amy Cohen

Director, Senior Corps Tess Scannell

Director, Public Affairs Sandy Scott

Director, Field Liaison Michael Berning

Director, Leadership Development and Training Gretchen Van der Veer

General Counsel Frank Trinity

Inspector General Carol Bates, Acting

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The Corporation for National and Community Service engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in community-based service that addresses the Nation's educational, public safety, environmental, and other human needs to achieve direct and demonstrable results. In so doing, the Corporation fosters civic responsibility, strengthens the ties that bind us together as a people, and provides educational opportunity for those who make a substantial commitment to service.

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The Corporation was established on October 1, 1993, by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 12651 et seq.). In addition to creating several new service programs, the Act consolidated the functions and activities of the former Commission on National and Community Service and the Federal agency ACTION.

For more than a decade, the Corporation for National Community Service, through its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programs, has mobilized a new generation of engaged citizens. This year, more than 1.6 million individuals of all ages and backgrounds will serve through those programs to help thousands of national and community nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, schools, and local agencies meet local needs in education, the environment, public safety...

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