OUR BOARDWORKFORCE
DEVELOPMENT BOARD

WDB Board

Full Board


Role of the Board

The inaugural Workforce Development Board will provide strategic direction and oversight for the following activities:

  • Competitively select qualified providers to deliver employment-related services to adults, dislocated workers, and youth.
  • Partner with local elected officials to develop a Local Plan to be submitted to the Governor of California.
  • Initiate workforce research and labor market analysis to inform the efforts of the Board and other entities across the region.
  • Convene regional stakeholders and forge collaborations among business, government, educational institutions, training providers, and community groups to further the goals of the workforce system.
  • Lead efforts to engage with a diverse range of employers to better align the skills of the workforce with employers' needs and to support employer utilization of the workforce development system.
  • Develop career pathways within the local area by aligning employment, training, education, and supportive services, particularly for individuals with barriers to employment.
  • Create a strategic vision and set measurable goals for a demand-driven workforce development system.
  • Ensure the appropriate use, management, and investment of funds to maximize performance outcomes.



Meeting Agendas

Meeting Committee Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
SBCWDB Board  October 09, 2020    Agenda  

Board Members


raymond-l-mcdonald
Raymond L. McDonald
Executive Director

SBC Workforce Development Board
sandra-dickerson
Sandra Dickerson
Chair

Your People Professionals
dianne-owens
Dianne Owens
Vice Chair

California American Association of University Women (AAUW)
jesse-cuevas
Jesse Cuevas
State of California
Employment Development Department (EDD)
yesenia-decasaus
Yesenia Decasaus
UDW/AFSCME 3930
adrienne-dodd
Adrienne Dodd
Marian Regional Medical Center
joyce-donaldson
Joyce Donaldson
Carpinteria Valley Chamber
chuck-huddleston
Charles Huddleston
I.B.E.W. Local Union 413
thomas-lamica
Thomas Lamica
Allan Hancock College
steve-lavagnino
Steve Lavagnino
Santa Barbara County
County Supervisor
susan-mathers
Susan Mathers
Department of Rehabilitation
melissa-moreno
Melissa Moreno
SBCC Extended Learning
glenn-morris
Glenn Morris
Santa Maria Valley
Chamber of Commerce
daniel-nielson
Daniel Nielson
Santa Barbara County
Department of
Social Services
cara-williams
Cara Williams
Cottage Health