Scott McFarland is a member of the 2013 cohort. Scott is the Executive Director of Serve Illinois -the state’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. There he oversees Illinois’ AmeriCorps programs and works to get more people to volunteer in their communities. He also served two terms on the Springfield District 186 School Board. Scott’s research focuses ok national service. Specifically, he plans on determining the benefits of AmeriCorps service.
Degrees: MPA, University of Illinois-Springfield; B.A. in History w/ an Education Certificate, Western Illinois University