Workforce Development Board


  • Authority: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128), Section 107
  • Membership: 
    • 19 Member Board. 
    • A majority of the members of each local board shall be representatives of business in the local area.
    • Not less than 20 percent of the members of each local board shall be representatives of the workforce within the local area (i) shall include representatives of labor organizations (for a local area in which employees are represented by labor organizations), who have been nominated by local labor federations, or (for a local area in which no employees are represented by such organizations) other representatives of employees; (ii) shall include a representative, who shall be a member of a labor organization or a training director, from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program, or if no such joint program exists in the area, such a representative of an apprenticeship program in the area if such a program exists; 
    • Shall include representatives of entities administering education and training activities in the local area 
    • Shall include representatives of governmental and economic and community development entities serving the local area 
    • Shall include an appropriate representative from the State employment service office under the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.) serving the local area; (iii) shall include an appropriate representative of the programs carried out under title I of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 720 et seq.), other than section 112 of part C of that title (29 U.S.C. 732, 741), serving the local area
  • Term of Office: Business representatives: Two years | Non-business members: Three years
  • Powers: The local board shall coordinate activities with education and training providers in the local area.
  • Staff Contact: Workforce Development 520-866-8085 

Current Members

Business Representatives:

  • Liz Harris-Tuck (Chair), Career Horizons 
    09/01/2021 to 08/31/2023
  • Jackob Andersen, Saint Holdings, LLC 
    05/01/2021 to 05/31/2023
  • Jack Beveridge, Empowerment Systems 
    06/01/2021 to 06/30/2023
    02/29/2022 to 02/28/2024
  • Harold Christ, The Windmill Winery 
    07/01/2020 to 07/31/2022
  • Logen Kelly, Cardinal Glass Industries 
    10/01/2021 to 10/30/2023
  • Bryan Seppala, Resolution Copper 
    11/01/2021 to 11/30/2023
  • Christina Walker, Sun Life Family Health Center, Inc. 
    04/08/2020 to 04/30/2022
  • Jim Garrett, Garrett Motors 
    11/10/2021 to 11/30/2023

Workforce Representatives:

  • Erica Ballesteros, The Change Project 
    05/27/2020 to 05/31/2023
  • Lynn Parsons, Achieve Pinal 
    11/21/2019 to 11/30/2022
  • Stacey Rich, Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology (CAVIT) 
    03/03/2021 to 03/03/2024
  • Rich Garcia, Arizona Operating Engineers Apprenticeship
    09/29/2021 to 05/31/2023 

Education & Training Representatives:

  • Susan Aguilar, Central Arizona College (Adult Education & Family Literacy Act) 
    08/07/2019 to 08/30/2022
  • VACANT (Higher Education) 
    09/07/2022 to 06/30/2024

Government & Economic Development Representatives:

  • Mark Kolb, Department of Economic Security, Vocational Rehabilitation
    08/07/2019 to 08/30/2022
  • Tim Tucker, Arizona Department of Economic Security
    05/27/2020 to 05/31/2023
  • Richard Wilkie, City of Casa Grande
    06/01/2021 to 06/30/2024


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