Monterey County Workforce Development Board
|Erik Cushman, WDB Chair||Business Member,
Publisher, Monterey County Weekly
|Mary Ann Leffel, WDB 1st Vice Chair||Business Member,
Founding Principal, Veritas Associates LLC
|Paula Calvetti, WDB 2nd Vice Chair||Business Member,
HR Director, Hyatt Regency Monterey / Hyatt Carmel Highlands
|Mary Adams||America's Job Center of CaliforniaSM Partner,
WIOA Title I Programs, Monterey County 5th District Supervisor,
County of Monterey, Board of Supervisors
|Wendy Brickman||Business Member,
Owner, Brickman Marketing
|Sandy Chamberlain||Business Member,
Human Resources Manager, Central Coast VNA & Hospice
|Harbhajan “Harvey” Dadwal||Business Member,
President, Five Rivers Hospitality, Inc.
|Al Davis||Community Based Organization, Reverend, Retired, National
Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
|Cresencio Diaz||Organized Labor,
President, Teamsters Union Local 890
|Jay Donato||Organized Labor,
Internal Organizer, SEIU Local 521
|Yuko Duckworth||America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM Partner,
Employment Program Manager, Employment Development Department
|Sherry Farson||Business Member,
Vice President, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Office
|Andy Hartmann||Organized Labor,
Business Manager, Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 234
|Cesar Lara||Organized Labor,
Executive Director, Monterey Bay Central Labor Council
|Mimi Laurent||America's Job Center of CaliforniaSM Partner,
Team Manager, Department of Rehabilitation
|Willard Clark Lewallen||Education, Post-Secondary,
Superintendent/President, Hartnell College
|Steve MacArthur||Organized Labor,
Business Manager, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 62
|Salvador Munoz||Business Member,
Architect, Munoz and Associates
|Kimberly Schnader||Business Member,
Vice President of Human Resources, Excelligence Learning Corporation
|Lawrence Silva||Business Member,
HR Director, Tanimura & Antle Fresh Foods, Inc.
|Walter Tribley||Education, Post-Secondary
Superintendent/President, Monterey Peninsula College
|Brian Turlington||Business Member,
Attorney, Folktale Winery & Vineyards
THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) STATES THAT LOCAL MEMBERSHIP ON THE WDB SHALL INCLUDE:
- At least the majority (51%) of MCWDB membership must be representatives of business in the local area who are owners, chief executives or operating officers of business or other business executives, including small businesses, business organizations, or human resources executives with optimum policy-making or hiring authority that provide employment opportunities in in-demand sectors or occupations as defined in WIOA.
- At least one (1) representative of a local educational entity.
- At least twenty percent (20%) of MCWDB members must be representatives of labor organizations.
- At least one (1) member must represent a community-based organization with expertise in addressing the employment needs of populations with barriers to employment, including, but not limited to, those that represent or provide service to individuals with disabilities, veterans, WIOA eligible youth (including out-of-school youth), farm workers, homeless persons and immigrants.
- At least one (1) member must represent an economic development agency, including private sector economic development entities and/or Small Business Development Centers.
- At least one (1) member must represent the State of California Employment Service Office under Wagner-Peyser serving the local area.
- At least one (1) member must represent programs carried out under Title I of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
- Membership may include other individuals or representatives of entities as the BOS may determine to be appropriate. A single member of the MCWDB may be appointed as a representative of more than one entity on the MCWDB if the individual meets all the criteria for representation in accordance with WIOA.