Jancy LaFollette joins the McLean County Chamber of Commerce / COMPACT as the Workforce Development Manager. Jancy previously served with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) in Des Moines, IA, as a Program Officer for both AmeriCorps VISTA and Senior Corps grants. At CNCS, she also wore a multitude of other hats including serving as Disaster Cadre Member for the Disaster Services Unit. Jancy has worked to strengthen communities through service and volunteerism since 2001 when she served as the Graduate Public Service Intern (GPSI) with the Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (ICVCS), working on volunteer outreach and serving as the AmeriCorps training coordinator. Following her tenure with ICVCS, Jancy became the AmeriCorps Director for the Illinois Public Health Association; working with a 20 member AmeriCorps team in county and local health departments across the state of Illinois. In 2004, she joined the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as a Program Specialist with the Illinois State Office in Chicago and in 2008 moved to the Des Moines, IA office. Jancy holds a bachelor degree in Agriculture from Western Illinois University and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Jancy’s family farms in Knox and Peoria counties and she is looking forward to being back in Illinois.