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 Full Board October 22, 2021  TBD 
 SBCWDB Full Board June 25, 2021  TBD 
 SBCWDB Full Board March 26, 2021  Agenda 
 SBCWDB Full Board January 22, 2021  Agenda 
 SBCWDB Full Board  October 09, 2020    Agenda    Minutes

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