AmeriCorps Achievement: William Mandicott (Allegany)
William (Bill) Mandicott currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student and Community Involvement with Frostburg State University. Bill’s career spans forty-four years of professional experience in higher education administration regionally and nationally, with an emphasis on community engagement, national service, civic engagement, and the arts. Bill’s service within the State of Maryland includes Chair and member of the executive leadership team of the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism; Past Chair and member of the leadership team for the Maryland State Arts Council; and has served locally on several community organizations including but not limited to the FrostburgFirst Main Street program, the Allegany County Animal Shelter Foundation and the Western Maryland Food Bank, Bill is the founder of the ASTAR! in Western Maryland AmeriCorps program (along with Lisa Clark) and has been engaged in some capacity with the GOSV since AmeriCorps was launched in 1994. William was selected for the Governor’s Service Award in the 2021 AmeriCorps Achievement category.