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Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Region Contacts

Who to contact for workforce training needs in Los Angeles

Regional Consortia
Chair/Vice Chair
Regional TA Providers Community College CEO
Serving as Regional Liaison
Co-Chair - Los Angeles:

Co-Chair - Orange County:
Gustavo Chamorro
714.241.5810 |

Centers of Excellence in Labor Market Research:
Lori Sanchez
909.274.6106 |

Guided Pathways:
Natalie V. Nagthall,
Sean C. Pepin,

K-14 Pathways (formerly SB1070 Directors):
Dr. Laura Cantu - LACCD Colleges
323.265.8646 |

Dr. Lyla Eddington - Non-LACCD Colleges
818.599.4212 |

Other Statewide TA Providers
Bill Scroggins - Los Angeles
( Andrew Jones - Orange County )

Priority Sectors in the Los Angeles Region

Industry sectors that are a priority focus in the region; these sectors have training program investments that are either in the start-up phase (e.g. enrolling clients) or are currently delivering training and/or other services to job seekers and employers

Sector Sector Navigator Deputy Sector Navigator
Advanced Manufacturing
Gurminder Sangha
Twitter: @gurminder2014
Advanced Transportation & Logistics
Jannet Malig
562.860.2451 x2912
John Cordova
661.259.7800 x3074
562.505.4409 (cell) - preferred
Shari Herzfeld

Emergent Sectors in the Los Angeles Region

Investments in training programs for these industry sectors are in the planning phase

Sector Sector Navigator Deputy Sector Navigator
Energy, Construction & Utilities
James Morante
Bruce Noble
Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)/Digital Media
Stephen Wright

Other Sector Resources in the Los Angeles Region

Sector Sector Navigator Deputy Sector Navigator
Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies
Nancy Gutierrez
Business & Entrepreneurship
Charles Eason
Judy Fox
Global Trade
Leah Goold-Haws
Life Sciences/Biotech
Terri Quenzer
Retail/Hospitality/Tourism 'Learn and Earn' Joy Hermsen

Regional Data Resources

Economic Indicators Economic Indicators Labor Market Research Labor Market Research

Sector Reports
For questions or to commission follow-on custom reports, please contact: Laura Coleman, Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Information, Email:

Salary Surfer

Workforce Development Board Contacts

WDB/Website WDB Director
City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board
Gregg Irish
Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board
Richard Verches
South East Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board
Yolanda Castro
Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Board
KC Nash
Foothill Workforce Development Board
Phil Dunn
Verdugo Workforce Development Board
Judith Velasco
South Bay Workforce Investment Board
Jan Vogel

Community College Resources

For workforce training needs at a specific college, you may want to contact the CEO (also known as President, Chancellor, or Superintendent) of the college. The Dean or Vice President of CTE/Workforce Development/Contract Education are additional titles that can be of help to you. If you cannot find a contact, consider emailing the Regional Consortia Chair above for assistance.
Student & Employer Job Portal

Other Resources & Publications