The Pinal County Workforce Development Board (PCWDB), appointed by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors and certified by the Workforce Arizona Council (State Workforce Board) is charged with providing strategic guidance and direction for federal, state and local workforce development funds and programs. The PCWDB oversees the [email protected] Pinal County network of public and private partners, to coordinate a cohesive strategy for talent development within the county.
Membership in the PCWDB requires a majority of community business leaders, with the balance consisting of apprenticeship, post-secondary education, federal workforce programs, and economic development representatives. Currently, the board meets monthly with meetings ranging from 1 to 2 hours.
As a member representing the business community, key criteria require the representative to be an owner, chief executive officer, chief operating officer, or other individual with optimum policymaking or hiring authority and provide high-quality, work-relevant training and development opportunities to its workforce or the workforce of others. Members of the business community serve a term of two years which is renewable.
Pinal County is a member of the statewide workforce development network that helps employers of all sizes and types recruit, develop and retain the best employees for their needs. For Job seekers throughout the state, [email protected] provides services and resources to pursue employment opportunities.
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create - recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries.