Meetings of the Workforce Development Board, and its committees, are conducted in accordance with the Brown Act(Government Code Section 54950 et seq.) which seeks to ensure that the deliberations and actions of local governmental entities are taken openly in a public meeting where all persons are permitted to attend.
Workforce Development Board
The Workforce Development Board is responsible for providing oversight and developing strategic policy for implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in San Luis Obispo County. The Workforce Development Board, defined by the WIOA, includes County departmental leaders, local business leaders, educational entities, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, America’s Job Center of California business partners and labor organizations.
The Workforce Development Board serves as a catalyst to integrate private and public partners to educate, train and place individuals with the necessary resources and skills to fulfill employer needs. We offer a dynamic and comprehensive workforce system through our America’s Job Center of California location.
The Workforce Development Board meets on the first Thursday every quarter (February, May, August and November) at 8:00 AM.*
The Executive Committee provides overall administrative and policy guidance for the effective operation of the Workforce Development Board, and serves as point of contact for initial correspondence/liaison.
The Executive Committee meets on the second Wednesday of non-Workforce Development Board Meeting months (January, March, April, June, July, September, October and December) at 8:00 AM. *
The Business Council focuses on services to and for employers including training of incumbent workers, new hires and potential hires. Training must meet the workforce needs of high demand sectors by preparing skilled workers for employment in competitive and emergent industry sectors. The Business Council assists the Workforce Development Board to develop and recommend business services policy, broaden employment and training policy to incorporate the needs of employers and establish linkages with other organizations serving businesses.
The Business Council meets on the third Thursday of even months (February, June, August, October and December) at 9:00 AM. *
Services & Strategies Committee
The Services and Strategies Committee is an advisory committee to the San Luis Obispo County Workforce Development Board (WDB). The Committee supports the America’s Job Center of CA (AJCC) of San Luis Obispo, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program, and local workforce system partners to assess the effectiveness of the workforce system in delivering responsive services that meet the needs of SLO County residents and employers.
The Services and Strategies Committee works to maintain partnerships that build workforce development capacity throughout SLO County. The Committee also provides feedback and develops strategies that ensure the AJCC system provides access to comprehensive services, and referrals to services, in a seamless, integrated, effective and efficient manner. The Committee includes a focus on ensuring that special populations and individuals with disabilities have adequate access to workforce development services in SLO County. The Services and Strategies Committee meets on the second Tuesday of odd months (January, March, May, July, September, and November) @ 2:00 PM. *
* Meetings may be cancelled or rescheduled by the chair at any time due to holidays, lack of membership quorum or other unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, all members, staff and the public will be notified along with a cancellation NOTICE posted on this site in compliance with the Brown Act.
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