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  • Workforce Investment Board

    Notices, Agendas and other information

    MISSION
    :  To comply with the requirements established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for the receipt of federal funding; and the development of plans and policy.

    AUTHORIZATION:  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Public Law 113-128, replacing and superseding the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), Board of Supervisors action on September 21, 1999 and Resolution No. 2011-23; Board Bylaws/Rules/Procedures.

    MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
    :  Up to 45 members.  The Act mandates a majority of business and not less than 20 percent of workforce representation. The Act also requires representatives from the following:

    • Title II Adult Education and Literacy
    • Higher Education
    • Governmental, Economic and Community Development (GECD)
    • State Employment Service Office (Wagner-Peyser Act)
    • Title I Vocational Rehabilitation 


    Member/
    Category
    Office                Term Expiration

    1

     Peter Loya
     Business
      September 30, 2021

     Brad McCormick
     Business
     Vice-Chair September 30, 2022

     Karen Molina
     Business
      September 30, 2023

    4

     Christine Hazen-Molina
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    5  Mark Vitale
     Business
     Chair September 30, 2021
    6  Jennifer Preston
     Business
    September 30, 2024
    7  Irisbeth 'Iris' Matheny
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    8  Mary Darling
     Business
      September 30, 2021
    9  Laura Oldaker
     Business
       September 30, 2023
    10   Steve Freeman
     Business
       September 30, 2023
    11   Frank Watts, Jr.
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    12   James Zarling
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    13  *Jeannetta "Jaybee" Nickelson
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    14  Alex Horvath
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    15  Lea Márquez Peterson
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    16   Ramon Gaanderse
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    17   Aric L. Meares
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    18   Jay Lau
     Business
      September 30, 2022
    19   *Marji Morris
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    20  Carol Stewart
     Business
      September 30, 2023
    21   Danielle Duarte
     Business
     3rd Vice-Chair September 30, 2021
    22   Karen King
     Workforce; Labor Org. Rep. nominated by
     Local Labor Federation
      September 30, 2022
    23   Paul Stapleton-Smith
     Workforce; Labor Org. Member or Joint Labor Mgt. Apprenticeship Program
      September 30, 2022
    24   Frank Grijalva
     Workforce; Labor Org. and Joint Labor Mgt.
      September 30, 2022
    25   Rose Grijalva
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2022
    26   Michele Bettini
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2021
    27   Kari Hogan
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2023
    28   *Trish Muir
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2021
     29  Ramon Serrato
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2021
    30  Natalya V. Brown
     Workforce; CBO
      September 30, 2022
    31   Vaughn Croft
     Workforce; Out-of-School Youth Organization
      September 30, 2021
    32   Laurie Kierstead-Joseph
     Education and Training; Title II Adult Education
     and Literacy
      September 30, 2022
    33   Dr. David Doré
     Education and Training; Higher Education
      September 30, 2022
    34   Dustin Williams
     Education and Training; Educational Agency
      September 30, 2023
    35   Kathy Prather
     Education and Training; Educational Agency
      September 30, 2021
    36  Maria S. Sopher
     State Employment Service Office under
     Wagner-Peyser  
      September 30, 2021
    37   Abra McAndrew
     Governmental, Economic and Community Development (GECD); WIOA Title I - Adults, Dislocated Workers and Youth
      September 30, 2021
    38  Heath Vescovi-Chiordi
     GECD
      September 30, 2023
     39   Susan Hyatt Dumon
     GECD
      September 30, 2022
    40  Gina Pleas
     GECD
      September 30, 2022
    41  Michael Guymon
     GECD
    2nd Vice-Chair  September 30, 2023
    42  Mary K. Boegemann
     GECD; Title I Vocational Rehabilitation
      September 30, 2023
    43   Jorge Rivero
     GECD; TANF; Business
      September 30, 2021
     44  Dr. Margaret Higgins
     GECD; Philanthropic Organization
      September 30, 2021
     45  Barbra Coffee
     Economic and Community Development Entity (ECDE)
      September 30, 2021                                                                                       

    *Loyalty Oath Pending

    APPOINTMENT TERM:  3 year staggered terms

    NUMBER OF MEETINGS PER YEAR:  6 to 12

    STANDARD MEETING TIME/DAY:  7:30 a.m., 2nd Friday of the month



    July 2021
    Board Coordinator

    Cassie Lundin
    Coordinator, LWDB Staff
    (520) 724-9638
    Cassie.Lundin@pima.gov

    Anna M. Cunes
    Administrative Support Staff
    Anna.Cunes@pima.gov

    Location of Meetings

    Confirm meeting location on the corresponding agenda