Director, AmeriCorps NCCC
Ken Goodson is the Director of AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps), an AmeriCorps program that recruits young adults to serve in 10-month and summer service terms focused on national and community service across the country. His responsibilities include overseeing the operations and management of AmeriCorps NCCC.
Ken began his AmeriCorps journey in 2012, serving as the region director for the AmeriCorps NCCC Southwest Region for seven years before going on to serve as regional administrator for the AmeriCorps Mountain Region. In his various roles at AmeriCorps, Ken oversaw the launch of NCCC FEMA Corps in the Southwest Region and the development of the AmeriCorps Summer of Service program through NCCC.
Prior to AmeriCorps, Ken served as a Peace Corps volunteer and then as a Peace Corps staff member in six different countries for 15 years. Ken is an innovative leader with proven success in leveraging partnerships and people to make sustainable, positive impacts through service at both the grassroots and global level.