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Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development Board


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Ida Ford, Board Administrator
216-777-8251
Ida.Ford@jfs.ohio.gov

Grace A. Kilbane
216-777-8191
Grace.Kilbane@jfs.ohio.gov


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DESCRIPTION OF BOARD AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Workforce Development Board (WDB) serves as the advisory body for the Cuyahoga County Department of Workforce Development. The purpose of the department is to provide resources and information that assist residents of Cuyahoga County in moving toward financial independence through employment. Its programs and services include education, job training, job search assistance and employment-related youth programs funded through the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). The WDB, by law, provides policy and guidance and exercises oversight for Service Delivery Area 3 (City of Cleveland/Cuyahoga County), in partnership with Cuyahoga County and City of Cleveland.


QUALIFICATIONS:
In order to meet the requirements of the federal law governing Workforce Development Boards (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014), a majority of WDB members must be from the private sector; and they must be owners of businesses, chief executives or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibilities. By law, the WDB must include public sector representatives of organized labor and community-based organizations; also, a representative of each of the following: education, vocational rehabilitation agency, public assistance agency, economic development agency, representatives of the one-stop partners and the public employment service.


MEMBERSHIP:

Name  Term Ends Appointed By/Representation
Pamela K. Jankowski 6/30/2021 County Executive
Michael Jeans 6/30/2021 County Executive
LaToya Smith 6/30/2021 County Executive
Shana Marbury 6/30/2021 County Executive
Grace Gallucci 6/30/2020 County Executive
Ethan Karp 6/30/2022 County Executive
C. Jay Matthews 6/30/2020 County Executive
Kim Shelnick 6/30/2020 County Executive
Sheila Wright 6/30/2019 County Executive
Vacant County Executive
Ted Carter 6/30/2022 Joint/Economic Development
William Moore 6/30/2021 Joint/Wagner-Peyser Act
Camille Ali 6/30/2020 Joint/Vocational Rehabilitation
Vacant Joint/Education ABLE
William Gary 6/30/2020 Joint/Higher Education
Dan O'Malley 6/30/2021 Joint/Labor Organization
Harriet Applegate 6/30/2020 Joint/Labor Organization
Jason Shank 6/30/2021 Joint/L-M Apprenticeship
David Merriman 6/30/2021 County Executive
Deborah Vesy 6/30/2021 County Executive/Community Organization
Vacant Community Organization
Felton Thomas Jr. 6/30/2021 Public Library
Vacant 6/30/2021 Mayor
Kevin Goodman 6/30/2021 Mayor
Joshua Perkins McHamm 6/30/2021 Mayor
Gabriel Bruno 6/30/2021 Mayor
Marzell Brown 6/30/2020 Mayor
Senayt Fekadu 6/30/2020 Mayor
Margaret Judd 6/30/2020 Mayor
Kim Thomas 6/30/2020 Mayor
Micki Tubbs 6/30/2020 Mayor
James Vaughn, III 6/30/2019 Mayor


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