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Chief Program Officer

Carly Bruder was named the chief program officer in April 2024. Bruder began her national service journey in 2004 as an AmeriCorps NCCC member, before serving as a VISTA member and VISTA leader. After becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA sponsor, Bruder joined the AmeriCorps staff, working in the Florida and Massachusetts State Offices, working as a VISTA training coordinator, running the VISTA Member Support Unit, and serving as the senior advisor for technology transformation. After a brief stint with the Office of Personal Management where she was a program analyst working on solutions to improve federal government hiring, Bruder rejoined AmeriCorps as the VISTA deputy director in January of 2020.