Beverly Beyer serves as Senior Associate Director. A certified Professional Community and Economic Developer, she manages the Peace Corps Fellows program and Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows program. With her colleagues, Beverly brought the Peace Corps Prep program to Illinois State and an AmeriCorps program to the Stevenson Center. She is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and has served with AmeriCorps and non-profit organizations. Beverly has a graduate certificate in project management, and she teaches grant writing. She serves on the board of Mid Central Community Action and volunteers with local organizations such as the Ecology Action Center. Beverly received the University Distinguished Service Award, the highest non-faculty award given by Illinois State.