Volunteer Engagement Commission

Meeting Schedule

Every other month, or as needed.
Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas and Minutes.


Consists of five members appointed to three-year overlapping terms.

Susie Kessler, Chair
Jonathan Kohl      
Kate Joyce      
Kevin Whitney      
Lori Berk

Staff Liaison

Desiree van Thorre, Administrative Services Coordinator
Phone: 847-719-7438


The Volunteer Engagement Commission recruits Deerfield residents to serve on Village Boards and Commissions.  Members screen applications, interview candidates and make recommendations to the Mayor.  The Mayor officially appoints all volunteers. 


Fill out an on-line form to apply for a volunteer position on a Board or Commission.