Board Committees

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Responsible for oversight of all functions. Membership is made up of the BWDB officers and Chairs of each of the committees. (*Please note, individuals listed in bold are BWDB board members)

  • Mayor Frank Ortis, Chair
  • Dr. Lisa Knowles, Vice Chair
  • Janet Wincko, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Dr. Ben Chen, Vice Chair of Legislative Affairs; (BWDB Chair, 2009 - 2010)
  • Michael Carn, Chair, Audit Committee
  • Gary Arenson, Chair, One Stop Services Committee
  • Gina Alexis, Co-Chair One Stop Services Committee
  • Pamela Sands, Member, SPPLDAR Committee
  • Frank Horkey, Member – (BWDB Chair – 2015-2016)
  • Marjorie Walters, Participant Representative
  • Paul Farren, Chair, Employer Services

ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Goal is to coordinate membership nominating, bylaws, officers, Board structure and functions and CSBD human resource policy. (*Please note, individuals listed in bold are BWDB board members)

  • Dr. Lisa Knowles, Chair
  • Dr. Ben Chen
  • Mayor Frank Ortis
  • Gary Arenson
  • Frank Horkey

STRATEGIC PLANNING POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY REGIONALISM COMMITTEE

Goal is to be involved in all state and federal workforce development legislative or statewide administrative issues. (*Please note, individuals listed in bold are BWDB board members)

  • Dr. Steve Tinsley, Chair
  • Dr. Ben Chen
  • Gina Alexis
  • Gary Arenson
  • Josie Bacallao
  • Michael Carn
  • Kristen Cavallini-Soothill
  • Dr. Lisa Knowles
  • Francois LeConte

ONE STOP SERVICES COMMITTEE
Goal is to maximize employment and training opportunities for all job seekers, to include youth and those with multi-faceted barriers. (*Please note, individuals listed in bold are BWDB board members)

 

  • Gary Arenson, Chair
  • Gina Alexis, Chair
  • Ann Deibert
  • Audrey Ljung
  • Cassandra Evans
  • Cynthia Sheppard
  • Deborah Forshaw
  • Dr. Carol Webster
  • Dr. Gertrudis Perez-Dusek
  • Dr. Mildred Coyne
  • Enid Valdez
  • Frank Horkey
  • John Simmons
  • Marjorie Walters
  • Mayor Frank Ortis


EMPLOYER SERVICES COMMITTEE
Goal is to provide a broad range of workforce information, job matching and employee training services customized to the needs of industry.

  • Paul Farren, Chair
  • Kristen Cavallini-Soothill
  • Francois Leconte
  • Janet Wincko
  • Dr. Steve Tinsley
  • Anna Silva

AUDIT COMMITTEE
Goal is to review and recommend audit/monitoring firms and protocols and to report on progress to the Executive Committee.

  • Michael Carn, Chair
  • Gary Arenson
  • Dr. Ben Chen
  • Bob Swindell
  • Frank Horkey