New Board Member Application
Workforce Board Membership Requirements
Business majority who (i) are owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of businesses, or other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority; (ii) represent businesses, including small businesses, or organizations representing businesses described in this clause, that provide employment opportunities that, at a minimum, include high‐quality, work‐relevant training and development in in‐demand industry sectors or occupations in the local area; and (iii) are appointed from among individuals nominated by local business organizations and business trade associations. Must include 2 or more members that represent small business as defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
At least 20% representatives of the workforce within the area, who (i) shall include 2 or more representatives of labor organizations who have been nominated by local labor federations or other representatives of employees; (ii) shall include 1 representative from a joint labor‐management, or union affiliated, registered apprenticeship program within the area who must be a training director or a member of a labor organization; (iii) may include representatives of community based organizations that have demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment needs of individuals with barriers to employment, including organizations that serve veterans or that provide or support competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities; and (iv) may include representatives of organizations that have demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment, training, or education needs of eligible youth, including representatives of organizations that serve out‐of‐school youth.
Must include: (i) 1 representative administering adult education and literacy activities under Title II; (ii) 1 representative of higher education, including community colleges; (iii) and may include representatives of local educational agencies, and of community‐ based organizations with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the education or training needs of individuals with barriers to employment. For (i) and (ii), representatives must be appointed from among individuals nominated by local education
Government and Economic/Community Development
Must include: (i) 1 representative of economic and community development entities; (ii) 1 representative of Wagner‐Peyser programs; (iii) 1 representative of Vocational Rehabilitation programs; (iv) and may include representatives of agencies or entities administering programs serving the local area relating to transportation, housing, and public assistance; (v) and may include representatives of philanthropic organizations.
May include such other individuals or representative of entities as the chief elected official in the local area determines to be appropriate.