About the Commission

Commission Group Photo

Commission Biographies

Commission Members

Commission members are appointed by the governor. They have strong backgrounds in community service and leadership, and they promote volunteering and community service as proven methods to solve local problems.

Commission Staff

Staff are responsible for organizing grant competitions, making funding recommendations to Commission members, monitoring active programs, offering technical support and trainings, managing contracts, and conducting outreach, among other duties. 

Commission staff are supported by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services