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CarolAnne Dube Elected as New Board Member to Americas Service Commissions (ASC)

June 10th, 2008

AUGUSTA – The Maine Commission for Community Service is pleased to announce that its Vice Chair, CarolAnne Dube of Bangor, was named as a new board member to the American Association of State Service Commissions. The announcement was made Saturday, May 31st, 2008 in Atlanta during the organization’s annual meeting.

CarolAnne Dube is the only ASC Board member who is an appointed Commissioner from New England.

ASC was launched in 1997 and its members are the State Service Commissions as well as the Service Commissions in Guam, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico. The association works on behalf of its member network to build capacity in national and community volunteer service. ASC’s supports the development of sustainable high quality volunteer programs, informs state and national, public, private, and nonprofit policy makers of the value and importance of national and community service in civil society, and supports and strengthens the development of service commissions and volunteer organizations throughout the United States.

The Maine Commission for Community Service consists of 22 board members that are charged with fostering community service and volunteer initiatives for the State. It is the primary liaison in Maine for the Federal Corporation for National and Community Service and administers AmeriCorps programs throughout the state.