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March 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Workforce Partnership is honored to announce the appointment of four new Workforce Development Board members as well as three new Policy Board members:

Workforce Development Board:

  • Danene Brown, Ph.D., Regional Consortium Chair, San Diego & Imperial Counties Community College District
  • Matt Doyle, Ed.D., Superintendent, Vista Unified School District
  • Taylor Eubanks, Recruiting Sourcer, Tesla
  • Carol Kim, Director of Community Engagement, San Diego Building & Construction Trades Council (SDBCTC) Family Housing Corporation | Political Director, San Diego County Building and Construction Trades Council

Policy Board:

  • Joel Anderson, Supervisor, District 2, San Diego County
  • Sean Elo-Rivera, Councilmember, District 9, San Diego County
  • Nora Vargas, Supervisor, District 1, San Diego County

Additionally, City of San Diego Councilmember Monica Montgomery Steppe and United Way of San Diego County Board Member Jacob Richards are returning to the board this year.

Montgomery Steppe will serve as chair and Anderson as vice chair.

The Workforce Development Board assists in providing coordinated, complementary and consistent services to job seekers and employers. Members represent the entire San Diego region—businesses, organized labor, education and community leaders. This group strengthens the Workforce Partnership’s services and programs by working with all stakeholders to address the workforce needs of the region.

The Policy Board is the governing body that furthers goals to provide for regional employment and training services through the federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act. The Workforce Partnership has been authorized to serve as the grant recipient and administrative agent for federal job training funds provided to our region.

“We are very fortunate to start the year off with these new additions to our board. The new Workforce Development Board members enable us to continue to grow and build new relationships in our priority sectors and the new Policy Board members solidify our relationship with the communities we serve, bringing together public and private sectors and experts to better serve our region,” says Peter Callstrom, Workforce Partnership CEO.

For more on Workforce Partnership governance, visit workforce.org/governance.

About the San Diego Workforce Partnership

The Workforce Partnership is the leader for innovative workforce solutions in San Diego County. A 501c3 nonprofit, the Workforce Partnership funds and delivers programs that enable all job seekers to develop the skills and knowledge needed for in-demand careers. The Workforce Partnership also provides ongoing labor market research on workforce trends and key industries. Its vision is to ensure that every business in our region has access to a skilled workforce and every job seeker has access to meaningful employment. For more information, visit workforce.org.

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