Community Service Advisory Board

CAB’s mission is to engage students in meaningful service and collaborative initiatives that inspire them to strengthen relationships with the communities of which they are a part. We value streamlined dialogue with round tables that include service chairs from student organizations and members from the community. We also send regular newsletters with volunteering opportunities and community successes.

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To find out about upcoming volunteer opportunities, click here for Volunteer Local.

Get to know the students behind CAB.

Sara Brock   President   Class of 2015

CAB Sara Brock

Sara is a Biology and English double major. She is an involved student at Drake and in the Des Moines Community, holding leadership positions in multiple student organizations and volunteering on state-wide environmental campaigns. Sara received her Girl Scout Gold Award for assisting in the institution of elementary water quality education curriculum in the state of Nebraska in 2011 and worked with the Ronald McDonald House Charities while serving as the philanthropy chair for Alpha Delta Pi in 2013. Sara sees service as a life-long commitment to the community and she hopes to broaden her community by entering the Peace Corps after graduation.

Sara is the president of CAB. She works with Drake's Community Engagement and Service-Learning office as an Undergraduate Assistant to oversee the coordination CAB’s student representation with the Des Moines community's needs. Sara is the primary spokesperson for student service organizations to Drake's governing institutions, administration, and the community. She is excited to develop the platform of social justice and service at Drake into an informed, effective, and collaborative environment.


Aubrey Johnson   Chair of Recruitment   Class of 2017

CAB Aubrey Johnson

Aubrey is enrolled in the professional pharmacy program at Drake University and is completing a concentration in diabetes care. She spent a year as president of the Drake Optimist Club, which is a service organization dedicated to bringing out the best in kids. She also was treasurer of Best Buddies, a program that pairs students at Drake with developmentally or intellectually disabled adults in the Des Moines community. She also participates in intramural sports and the Iowa Pharmacist's Recovery Network committee of APhA-ASP. She enjoys Frank Sinatra and spending time with good company. As Chair of Recruitment, Aubrey communicates with students and student organizations about the resources that are available through CAB. 


Jordan Sabine   Co-Chair of Collaborative Initiatives   Class of 2017 


Jordan, a Seattle native, is double majoring in Politics and Public Relations, with hopes to work in politics during and after her college career.  She has worked on numerous candidate and issue campaigns and hopes to encourage women to become more involved in politics.  Jordan is a member of PRSSA and the Drake Democrats as well as holding the position as Traditions Liaison for the Student Alumni Association at Drake, facilitating the involvement of students and faculty in Drake traditions to keep the Drake culture alive.  As the Co-Chair of Collaborative Initiatives for CAB, Jordan is excited to form relationships with other students on campus and share the joy she has found in the service opportunities around Des Moines.


Jamie Willer   Co-Chair of Collaborative Initiative   Class of 2017


Jamie is a Secondary Education major with and endorsement in Social Studies and a Concentration in Social Justice in Urban Education. She has held leadership positions on campus in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, Anchor Splash Crew for Delta Gamma Fraternity, as a Refugee Volunteer, and was the rrevious President of Junior Optimist Club. She loves to go on Mission Trips, do anything on the lake, go squirrel watching, work at the horse race track, and loves. Gavin Degraw. She is excited to get Drake passionate about service and use that passion to bring the Drake Community and Des Moines community together. She wants service to be what makes Drake stand out and utilize this amazing city we are right in the middle of to show the world no one is too young to make a big impact. 


Kelly Leatherman   Finance Chair   Class of 2017


Kelly is majoring in Public Relations and Environmental Policy with a Leadership Concentration. In addition to being on CAB, is a student ambassador at Drake, is Director of Environmental Sustainability for Delta Gamma, and is the activist and publicity chair for the Drake Environmental Action League. Kelly also hosts a weekly radio show on Friday's for 94.1 The Dog. Kelly's hobbies include playing piano, eating food, and doing yoga! She is so excited to connect Drake students to the many opportunities for service and social justice in Des Moines, and looks forward to working with the other CAB members!


Mari Moroz   Publicity Chair   Class of 2017


Mari is a Public Relations major and Marketing minor with a Leadership Concentration. She is active on campus as the PR and Marketing Liason for the Student Alumni Association, Director of E-Communications for Delta Gamma, President and Founder of Blue Crew Dance Club, and a member of D+ Improv Troupe. She works as Complex Manager at the Bell Center and also blogs for a website called Mari loves cheese, going on adventures, anything with the color purple and loves the arts; music, dance, theater, and everything in between. She will be studying abroad in Rome for the Spring of 2015, and couldn't be more excited! Mari loves effective communication and can't wait to inform the Drake campus about CAB and it's amazing opportunities for volunteerism!


Brooke Rogers   Chair of Outreach Operations   Class of 2017


Brooke is an Environmental Science major and is considering adding Anthropology as her second. She is involved in various clubs on campus including Curling Club, Drake's Environmental Action League, Visual Arts Association of Drake, and 94.1 The Dog, where Brooke has a weekly radio show. Volunteering has always been a big part of Brooke's life, she has volunteered at The Field Museum of Natural History for the last four years working in the Education department. Brooke has received the Presidential Service Award twice, 2011 and 2012, for volunteering over one-hundred hours at The Field. Brooke enjoys independent movies and the outdoors. Brooke views service as a way to connect members of the community together- transforming the outlook of the community for the better.

Brooke is the Chair of Outreach, where she connects outside volunteer opportunities to members of Drake's campus. She is excited to work with the community and promote volunteering on Drake's campus. Brooke hopes that CAB's involvement on campus will strengthen the relationship between Drake and the Des Moines community. 


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