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Ashford University Clinton Campus President Reappointed to Volunteer Iowa by Governor Kim Reynolds
Dr. Charlie Minnick to serve another three-year term as a commissioner
Ashford University Clinton Campus President and Commissioner for the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service Dr. Charlie Minnick

Ashford University Clinton Campus President Dr. Charlie Minnick has been reappointed by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to Volunteer Iowa (Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service). Dr. Minnick’s reappointment was effective July 1, 2017 and will run through June 30, 2020.

“I am humbled to be reappointed by Iowa Governor Reynolds to the Commission,” said Dr. Minnick. “It is an honor to serve on the board of commissioners alongside fellow Iowans who also share the same passion in wanting to make a positive impact and provide an active voice for others within the Iowa government.”   

As a volunteer commissioner for Volunteer Iowa, Dr. Minnick, along with 30 other commissioners, will be responsible for governing the state agency, Volunteer Iowa, which is responsible for administrating Iowa’s National Service and supporting volunteer projects and programs across Iowa.  In addition, the Commission, empowered by both federal and state statutes, will set priorities and determine what programs best meet the needs of the state of Iowa.

Dr. Minnick serves as president of the Clinton Campus, which now includes a second building, the Student Veteran Center, intended to serve veteran students and service members in the area. At the Clinton Campus, area students are able to meet with university staff about admission, enrollment, transfer records and credits, military tuition assistance, veterans benefits, financial aid, academic advising, and other student services.

For more information on Volunteer Iowa, visit


About Ashford University

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About Volunteer Iowa (Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service)

Volunteer Iowa and its partner agencies work with organizations and individuals on three main fronts.  The first is to help agencies develop quality programs that use service as a strategy to fulfill their missions and address Iowa’s greatest areas of need.  The second is to help engage Iowans in their communities by promoting service and expanding the volunteer base.  Finally, the third area of work is to connect individuals with appropriate service opportunities by building the volunteer infrastructure.  More information is available at