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Join the ASC Board of Directors in 2024-25!

Apply by Friday, May 24

America’s Service Commissions (ASC), the national association of the 52 governor-appointed state and territorial service commissions, is currently seeking 10 new Board members for the 2024-2025 Board of Directors. Applications from all regions will be reviewed, but priority will be given to applicants from states not already represented on the Board. Applicants may come from any of the following categories.

  • Commissioners
  • Youth Commissioners
  • Commission Staff Members

As a membership organization, ASC advances service and volunteerism in the states and territories through a national network of state service commissions representative of all streams of national and community service. The ASC Board of Directors provides guidance and counsel on planning and policy development, financial oversight, and resource development, as well as associated member services. You can read more about Board member expectations and application materials in our application overview document.

Skills and Interests

Although general interest and support of the work of state service commissions is the primary criteria for selection of Board members, ASC also seeks Board members who demonstrate the following skills and interests.

  • Communications — expertise in developing and executing social media and other communications strategies
  • Grants Management — expertise in federal grants management
  • Finance/Administration — experience in budgeting, accounting, and financial management
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) — expertise in advancing efforts related to JEDI including training, affinity group facilitation, and policy development
  • Legal — legal experience, particularly federal regulatory issues
  • Public Policy — experience and skills in developing strategy to secure public resources in support of national service programming and mobilizing others to do so
  • Resource Development — demonstrated experience in fundraising, including event planning and/or success securing private grants in support of associations

Selection Process

Individuals interested in Board membership must submit completed application materials no later than 5pm ET on Friday, May 24, 2024.

All candidates will be notified of the status of their application no later than Friday, August 2.

Serving on the ASC Board is an excellent way to build your professional network and shape the future of the association! Please share this information with anyone in our field who might be a good fit. If you have questions regarding Board membership or the application process, please contact ASC CEO Kaira Esgate.

Apply for the Board