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Labor and Economic Opportunity

Staff Directory

Michigan Community Service Commission 

Mailing address  

State Of Michigan - Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
Michigan Community Service Commission
105 W. Allegan St.
Lansing, MI  48933

Main Phone: 517-335-4295

Executive Office 
The Executive Staff serve as liaisons to the Governor of Michigan, AmeriCorps, the agency in Washington D.C., and communities throughout Michigan. 

Ginna Holmes -  Executive Director


Ginna Holmes was appointed the executive director of the Michigan Community Service Commission in June 2013. In this role, Ms. Holmes oversees the day-to-day operations for the MCSC, one of the nation's leading state service commissions-- administering more than $21 million in state, federal, and private funds to support local national service and volunteer efforts. 

Phone Number: (517) 335-4295






Office Staff 
Kassondra Bennett - 
Program office assistant

Finance and Administration Division 
Finance and Administration staff oversee state, federal, and private funding, grant administration, budget, human resources, information technology, and other aspects of the administration of the MCSC. 

Carole Rush-Witt - Grants Coordinator 


Communications Staff 
Jason Alexander - Communications Director

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Michigan's AmeriCorps Staff 
Megan Foresman - Program Officer
Phone Number: (517) 512-4506

Shannon Zoet - Program Officer
Phone Number: (517) 512-4544

Joy Alston - Program Officer
Phone Number: (517) 512-4497

Marsha Hazen - AmeriCorps Partnership Coordinator
Phone Number: (517) 243-6649

Volunteer Michigan Staff 
Melissa Sherry -Volunteer Impact Coordinator


Youth initiatives
David Martus- Director of Youth Initiatives 
Phone Number: (517) 335-4295


Malia Colby, Youth Volunteerism and Data Management Coordinator