Workforce Development Board

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Workforce Development Board Mission, Vision and Values:
 
Our Mission: To proactively lead a business-driven workforce system that prepares our citizens for the jobs of today and tomorrow.


Our Vision: To make sure every local business has access to a skilled workforce and every citizen has access to meaningful employment, resulting in regional economic vitality.

Our Values: Cooperation, transparency, relevancy and providing timely solutions to workforce issues and opportunities.

 
Members of the Workforce Development Board:

Lynette Crow-Iverson
- CHAIRPERSON
President/CEO
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Renee Zentz - CHAIRPERSON ELECT
Chief Executive Officer
Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs
Email: renee@cshba.com

Lisanne McNew - PAST CHAIRPERSON 
President & COO 
McNew & Associates, Inc
 
Melissa Burkhardt-Shields - SECRETARY
Director, Adult and Family Education
Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus
Email:  burkhma@d11.org
 
Charlie Baughman 
Senior Site Leader
Progressive Insurance
 
Rob Buzogany 
Manager of Programs and Program Development
Colorado Department of Human Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Interim Supervisor II
  
Dennis Casey
Executive Director
Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
E-mail: d.casey@coloradoptac.org

Ann Cesare
Director of Community Development
UC Health
Email: ann.cesare@uchealth.org
 
Dirk Draper
President and CEO
Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Organization

Stephannie Fortune Finley
Executive Director of University Advocacy and Partnerships

Email: sfinley3@uccs.edu

Andy Gilliland
Training Coordinator
Colorado Sheet Metal Joint
Apprenticeship and Training Institute
 
Karla Grazier
President/CEO
Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado
 
Jeff Greene
Chief of Staff to Mayor John Suthers
City Colorado Springs
Email: jhgreene@springsgov.com
 
Mike Ham  
Business Manager
IBEW Local Union 113
Colorado Springs Electrical JATC
Email: mh-113@ibew113.com
 
Melissa Kellione 
General Manager, Human Resources
Colorado Springs Utilities
 
Julie Krow
Executive Director
El Paso County Department of Human Services
E-mail: juliekrow@elpasoco.com
 
Jonathan Liebert
CEO/Executive Director
Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado
Email:  jonathanl@bbbsc.org 
 
Elise Lowe-Vaughn
Director of Workforce Programs,
Policy and Strategic Initiatives
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Email: elise.lowe-vaughn@state.co.us
 
Aikta Marcoulier
Executive Director
Small Business Development Center
Email:  amarcoul@uccs.edu
 
Kim Mauthe
Director, Department of Social Services
Teller County
Email: kim.mauthe@state.co.us
 
Bob McLaughlin
COO
Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence of Colorado
Email: bmclaughlin@mtcarmelcenter.org

Debbie Miller, IOM, ACE
President
Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce

Tom Naughton
Regional President – Southern Colorado Region
US Bank
Email: thomas.naughton@usbank.com
 
Debbie Sagen 
Vice President, Workforce Development
Pikes Peak Community College
 
Will Temby
Managing Partner
Apprentice Personnel
 
Francis Vigil
Training Director
Electricians IBEW Local 113
Colorado Springs Electrical JATC
 
Henry Yankowski
County Administrator
El Paso County