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Strong Workforce Implementation

Strong Workforce Implementation Technical Assistance Team

Name

Project Management Team

Email

Helpful Links

Lynn Shaw

Technical Assistance Provider (TAP)
for Strong Workforce Implementation;
Vice Chair of Strong Workforce Task Force

lshaw@cccco.edu

25 Strong Workforce Recommendations

 

Expert papers

 

Calendar of Advisory Meetings

Sunita Cooke
Honorary Member

Chair of Strong Workforce Task Force

scooke@miracosta.edu

Van Ton-Quinlivan

Lead CCCCO Executive Vice Chancellor
for Strong Workforce Implementation

vtquinlivan@cccco.edu


WEDPAC/EDPAC/Strong Workforce Implementation Advisory (See meeting calendar)

Name

Title & Organization

Representation

Membership Body
(scope*)

Aarti Kohli

Executive Director,
Advancing Justice -Asian Law Caucus

Immigrant Integration WEDPAC

Barbara Baran

Principal,
EDGE Coalition

Policy Advocate

WEDPAC

Bernie Kotlier

Executive Director,
Sustainable Energy Solutions

Industry:
Energy, Construction & Utilities

EDPAC

Bill Scroggins

President & CEO,
Mt. San Antonio College

Community College:
CEO - Los Angeles

EDPAC

Brandi Asmus

CTE Faculty,
Woodland College

Community College:
CTE Faculty

EDPAC

Brian McKeown

Oakland Lead,
Kiva

Industry:
Business & Entrepreneurship

EDPAC

Carole Goldsmith

President,
West Hills College-Coalinga

Community College:
CEO - Central Valley/Mother Lode

EDPAC

Cathy Martin

Vice President of Workforce,
California Hospital Association

Industry:
Health

EDPAC

Chris Flask

Associate Director of Logistics,
Genentech, Vacaville.

Industry:
Life Science/Biotech

EDPAC

Dave Meisel

Vice President - Fleet Management,
Quanta Services, Inc.

Industry:
Advanced Transportation & Logistics

EDPAC

Dave Toole Executive Chairman,
Outhink/MediaMobz
Industry:
Information & Communications Technology / Digital Media
EDPAC

Dianne Van Hook

Chancellor,
Santa Clarita Community College District

Community College:
CEO - South Central

EDPAC

Dolores Davison

Vice President-elect,
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges

Community College:
Faculty

WEDPAC

Douglas Houston

Chancellor,
Yuba Community College District

Community College:
CEO - North Far North

EDPAC

Dylan Hendricks

Program Director,
Institute for the Future

Futures Thinking  

WEDPAC

Ed Knudson

CEO,
Antelope Valley College

Community College:
CEO - Inland Empire

EDPAC

Frank Chong

President/Superintendent,
Santa Rosa College

Community College:
CEO - Bay Region, North

EDPAC

Gustavo Herrera

Western Regional Director,
Young Invincibles

Policy Advocate

WEDPAC

Jack Buckhorn

Business Manager,
BEW Local 551

Labor

WEDPAC

James Mayer

President & CEO,
CAFWD

Economic Development

EDPAC

Jamey Nye

Vice Chancellor of Education & Technology,
Los Rios Community College District 

Community College:
Chief Technology Officer

WEDPAC

Joyce Johnson

Dean, Career Technical Education /
Nursing & Allied Health,
Mt. San Jacinto College

Community College:
CTE Dean

EDPAC

Judy Miner

Chancellor,
Foothill-DeAnza Community College District

Community College:
CEO - Bay Region, South

EDPAC

Kimberly Hoffman

Vice President of Academic Affairs,
Ventura College

Community College:
Chief Instructional Officer

WEDPAC

Kuldeep Kaur

Vice President, Administrative Services,
American River College

Community College:
Chief Business Officer

WEDPAC

Leigh-Anne Elizondo

Interim Lead Interpreter,
Ohlone College

Community College: Classified

EDPAC

Linda Wah

Board of Trustee,
Pasadena Community College District

Community College:
Trustee

WEDPAC

Lynn Mohrfeld

President/CEO,
California Hotel & Lodging Association

Industry: Retail, Tourism & Hospitality “Learn & Earn”

EDPAC

Mary Kimball

Executive Director,
Center for Land Based Learning

Industry:
Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

EDPAC

Patricia de Cos

Deputy Executive Director,
California Board of Education

K-12 Policy

WEDPAC

Raul Rodriguez

Chancellor,
Rancho Santiago Community College District

Community College:
CEO - Orange County

EDPAC

Rebecca Miller

Workforce Director,
SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West

Labor

WEDPAC

Richard Swanson

Regional Director,
U.S. Department of Commerce

Industry:
Global Trade & Logistics

EDPAC

Rob Sanger

Manager of Training Services,
CA Manufacturing & Technology Association

Industry:
Advanced Manufacturing

EDPAC

Roslyn Payne

President,
Jackson Street Partners Ltd.

Communications Expert

WEDPAC

Santanu Bandyopadhyay

Executive Vice President,
Education Programs/Student Services,
Cypress College

Community College:
Chief Student Services Officer

WEDPAC

Sunita Cooke

President & Superintendent,
MiraCosta Community College District

Community College:
CEO - San Diego

EDPAC

Susan Hackwood

Executive Director,
California Council on Science and Technology

STEAM/STEM  

WEDPAC

Tim Rainey

Executive Director,
California Workforce Development Board

State Agencies
on WIOA Implementation Committee

EDPAC

TBD

System Affairs Director,
Region IV

Community College: Student Senate

EDPAC


*Click Here for Scope of Membership Bodies


The Opportunity
For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy
Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

  • Give Priority for Jobs and the Economy
  • Make Room for Jobs and the Economy
  • Promote Student Success
  • Innovate for Jobs and the Economy
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