The Region Q Workforce Development Board (WDB) is composed of leaders from the private and public sectors. This organization has the authority to determine how NCWorks Career Centers, Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) and federal/state Employment and Training funds are used in the Region. The board reviews, monitors and evaluates all programs and services and awards contracts.
Staff to the Board monitors the progress of programs, coordinates planning and provides technical assistance to providers and supports the WDB. The board has a standing Executive Committee and several ad-hoc committees. These groups meet separately to discuss any issues, review documents or bring ideas to the full Board that may pertain to their specific areas.
The Workforce Development Board is strategically focused on investing in initiatives that strengthen the workforce of our region and support retention and economic growth. This is accomplished through the commitment to strong partnerships that help our region’s businesses and current and emerging workforce to become a competitive force in our local, state, national and global economy.
The citizens of Region Q will be well educated, highly skilled, life-long learners who enjoy a good qualify of life.
The provide leadership and guidance in facilitating employment by providing the highest quality service delivery in a friendly, fair and impartial manner as perceived by our customers.
Goal 1: Increase public awareness and recognition of the Region Q Workforce Development Board
Goal 2: Re-Branding the Region Q Workforce Development Board
Goal 3: Shifting Board Focus from Programmatic to Strategic
Goal 4: Strategic Business Engagement
Region Q Workforce Development Board
(July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018)
|Glenn Sparrow||Beaufort||Business- PAS USA|
|Michael Freeman||Bertie||Business- Small|
|Ron Roberson||Bertie||Business- Small|
|Quinton Turman*||Hertford||Business- Small|
|Wendell Hall||Hertford||Business- Small|
|Krystal Cherry||Martin||Business- Syfan|
|Keisha M. Rodgers||Martin||Business- Small|
|Mary Paramore||Pitt||Business- Hyster Yale|
|Robert Williams||Pitt||Business- DSM|
|John Maiolo||Martin||Labor- Dominion Power|
|Dr. Catherine Edmonds||Bertie||Labor- Bertie County Schools|
|Kim Toler||Beaufort||Apprenticeship- Nutrien|
|Morris Rascoe||Bertie||Community-Based Org.- CADA|
|Dr. Dennis Massey||Pitt||Institution of Higher Learning- Pitt CC|
|Dr. Stanley Elliott||Hertford||Adult Education & Literacy- RCCC|
|John Chaffee||Regional||Economic Development|
|Larry Donley||Regional||Employment Service/Wagner-Peyser|
|Chloe Hudson||Regional||Vocational Rehabilitation|