Board Member Profile: Althea Salas of San Diego Tourism Authority

May 4, 2021

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Althea Salas currently serves as the VP of Human Resources overseeing the human resources function with the San Diego Tourism Authority. She is also the president of the San Diego chapter of the Society for Human Resources Managers. Here she tells us a little bit about her.

Board Member Profile: Ed Hidalgo of Cajon Valley Union School District

April 7, 2021

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Ed Hidalgo currently serves at the chief innovation and engagement officer for the Cajon Valley Union School District. Here he tells us a little bit about him.

Board Member Profile: Meet Shandon Harbor of Associated Builders and Contractors

March 3, 2021


Shandon Harbour is President and CEO at Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) San Diego Chapter. She’s a third generation San Diegan, a graduate of the University of Southern California and proud mother of three boys. Here she tells us about her passion for workforce development.

Board Member Profile: Meet Kurling Robinson of Fokus

February 4, 2021

Kurling Robinson

Kurling Robinson is a co-founder, musician and start-up visionary with over 25 years of expertise in software development and entrepreneurship. Here he tells us a little about himself, including why he thinks workforce development is so important for San Diego County.

Board Member Profile: Meet Sandra Shuda of Watkins Wellness

January 4, 2021

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Sandra Shuda is a native San Diegan who currently serves as Vice President of People Services and Culture at Watkins Wellness and will be celebrating her retirement in February 2021. She has been a great asset to the Workforce Development Board and we are thankful for her service. Here she tells us a little bit about her.

Board Member Profile: Meet Phil Blair of Manpower San Diego

December 2, 2020

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Phil Blair, a Del Mar resident, is one of San Diego’s most visible and respected business leaders. He is a long-time employment commentator, a professional speaker on employment and workforce transition issues and is the author of Strategies for Success, a career resource guide. Here he tells us a little bit about him.

Board Member Profile: Meet Carmen Summers of Microsoft

November 5, 2020

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Carmen Summers leads a world class team of Cloud Platform Specialists that enable enterprise customers to transform complex visionary ideas into sustainable, adaptive, technology solutions on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2007, Carmen worked for Electronic Data Systems and honorably served 8 years in the United States Air Force.