- Workforce & Economic Development
- Board Committees
Committee Chairs welcome participation by non-board members who have particular interest or expertise related to the committee. Board of Director and Committee meetings are open to the public. Please reach out to any Workforce and Economic Development Department staff to learn more.
- Committee meetings held quarterly
- Board of Directors meetings held in March, June, September, and December
James Horan, Chair
The Executive Committee shall meet on a regularly scheduled basis established by the Committee. With the exception of those powers expressly reserved to the full WED under these bylaws or by law, the Executive Committee may act in all respects for the WED, provided that all actions of the Executive Committee must be subsequently presented to the full Board for ratification. The Executive Committee shall oversee the WIOA and WED budgets and make the final determination of proposals for funding, subject to ratification of the full Board.
The next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for: Monday May 15 at 3 p.m. on Teams. NOTE: May 15 is an amended date.
Agenda and Information-Executive Committee-Monday May 15, 2023, 3 p.m.
Link to Executive Committee- Monday May 15, 3 p.m.
James Horan, Chair
The Finance Committee will provide budgeting and fiduciary oversight of the Workforce and Economic Development Department (WED) public grants/funding streams in
Including: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title 1 (WIOA), Rapid Response, Industry Partnership(s), Incumbent Worker, Department of Human Services, and any other specific grants applied for by or on behalf of the WED.
The committee will also ensure appropriate and allowable activities are planned and executed in accordance with each funding stream’s inherent policies. The Committee will also be responsible for reviewing budget and financial information contained in proposals received through the Request for Proposal process and making recommendations of awards to the WED.
The Finance Committee shall act on behalf of the WED and approve training contracts to be executed in accordance with federal, state, and local legislative and governing policies and intent. The Committee shall also recommend a budget for the WED full Board as well as oversee the organizations Audit.
The next Finance Committee meeting will be held: Tuesday June 6, 2023 at 9 a.m.
Agenda and Information-June 6, 2023
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Marybeth Williams, Co-Chair
Larry Melf, Co-Chair
The Committee will work to ensure physical access to the services, programs, and activities of the one-stop delivery system, as well as appropriate training for staff. Specifically related to serving individuals with disabilities or from targeted populations, the Committee will be responsible for ensuring appropriate accommodations and services to aid individuals in finding employment opportunities. Additionally, this Committee will focus on developing effective linkages with employers in the region to support employer utilization of the local workforce development system to meet the needs of employers and support economic growth.
Next One-Stop meeting will be held Thursday March 16, 2023
Youth Council Committee
Amanda Masullo-Baker, Co-Chair
Yolonda Udvardy, Co-Chair
The Youth Council Committee will oversee the performance of youth programs and services including targeted services to youth with barriers to employment and/or disabilities. Additionally, this Council shall participate in efforts in the local area to develop and implement career pathways by aligning the employment, training, education, and supportive services that are needed by adults and youth, particularly individuals with barriers to employment.
Next meeting will be held Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 9 a.m.
Agenda and Information for May 4, 2023