NAWB Board of Directors

Meet the dedicated volunteers from across the country committed to workforce development both at the local and national level, to ensure workforce strategies are meeting the needs of local business and industry.

Executive Committee

Tom Peterson, Chair
WDC of Seattle-King County
Vice President,
Hoffman Construction Company
Washington

Andrew Bercich, Vice Chair
Arapahoe Douglas WDB (Past Chair)
Solutions Executive
IBM
Colorado

Cathy Weik, Past Chair
Dakota-Scott Workforce Board
Minnesota Workforce Council Association
Greater Metropolitan Workforce Council

Sr. VP Administration/Compliance Officer, Stratis Health
Minnesota

Deborah Murphy, Treasurer
Business Consultant
Ernest Maier, Inc.
Maryland

Maria Flynn, Secretary
President & CEO
Jobs for the Future
Massachusetts

Board Members

Phil Blair
San Diego Workforce Partnership
Franchise Owner
Manpower Staffing
California

Tim Dempsey
Lake County WDB
President/Owner
The Dempsey Financial Group
Illinois

Patrick J. Eiding
Philadelphia Works, Inc.
President
Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO
Pennsylvania

Nancy Eisenbrandt, CCE
COO & Chief Workforce Development Officer
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Tennessee

Eddie D. Estes
Kansas WorkforceONE
CEO
Western Kansas Manufacturers Association
Kansas

Daniel Gomez
Managing Director
Capitol Bridge, LLC
Virginia

Mark Guthrie
Gulf Coast Workforce Board
Equity Shareholder, Winstead PC
Texas

Charlie Mahoney
President & Owner
Four-M Associates
Michigan

Raymond McClellan
Mississippi Partnership
Executive Director
Northeast MS Business Incubation System
Mississippi

Tony Myrell
Founder & President
Premier Medical Transportation
California

Edward Peachy
President & CEO
CareerSource Pinellas & CareerSource Tampa Bay
Florida

Monte Perez
President
Los Angeles Mission College
California

Valerie K. Sachariat
Capital Area WDB
Director of Recruiting
Charter Communications
North Carolina

Craig L. Umstead
Cape Fear WDB
Owner
Management Advisory Consulting Services
North Carolina

Patricia Villalobos
President/Owner
Barnhart-Taylor, Inc.
Texas

William Villano
President & CEO
Workforce Alliance
Connecticut

James Worthington, Sr. Esq.
Lawyer
Worthington Law Firm
Kentucky

Join Our Board

The NAWB Board of Directors mirrors the diversity of individuals who promote our private-public partnerships at the local and state levels. We seek individuals who have demonstrated leadership in promoting Workforce Development Boards and effective workforce development policy and programs at the state and local levels.

Our Recruitment Committee considers the following bylaw requirements in nominating candidates:

If you are interested in applying to serve on the NAWB Board, click here to download the NAWB Board Member Job Description. Interested parties should send inquiries to NAWB at nawb@nawb.org. For questions, please contact us at (202) 857-7900.

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