Employer & Public Engagement – The Employer & Public Engagement Committee, working in collaboration and partnership with area business groups and economic development entities, develops and implements strategies to increase employer engagement in the workforce development system and increases the visibility of services in The Workforce Connection partnership network. The Committee provides oversight and guidance for the Business Services Team, evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of business services under WIOA. The Committee is Chaired by a member of the Board and is comprised of Board members, business representatives, and other community stakeholders.

Finance – The Finance Committee provides oversight of budget development and monitors expenditures. The committee also provides guidance for the development and maintenance of The Workforce Connection, Inc. as a viable non- profit corporation. The Finance committee will provide oversight of system budget development, monitor expenditures, and review performance of the Fiscal Agent (i.e., audit review, etc.) The Finance Committee is chaired by the Secretary/Treasurer and is comprised of Board members.

Human Resource – The Human Resource Committee provides assistance to the Board and management in the development and oversight of compensation and human resource strategies and policies. The Human Resource Committee is chaired by a Board member who is an HR executive and is comprised of other Board members.

Performance & Accountability – The Performance & Accountability Committee will identify accountability metrics for measuring workforce development efforts of The Workforce Connection network and Core partner programs. The Committee is comprised of Board members and other community stakeholders.

Program Operations Management – The Operations Management Committee will focus on the local service delivery system. This Committee will develop and implement strategies to create a coordinated and integrated workforce development system with all partner programs to serve the diverse populations that reflect our current and future workforce. The Committee develops system measures for the One-Stop and Access Sites and oversees the One-Stop Operator and Operations. This Committee will review the local training plan related to WIOA Adult and dislocated worker services to ensure alignment with the local and regional plan. The Committee will review reports from the One-Stop Operator on One-Stop Center operations to ensure alignment with local goals. The Committee will provide information and assist with planning, operation, and other issues relating to the provision of ADA services to individuals with disabilities. The Committee is comprised of Board members and representatives of all One-Stop Partner Programs. The Chair of the Program Operations Management Advisory Committee will be a member of the Board.

– The Youth Advisory Committee develops and oversees strategies to connect education and career opportunities for youth and young adults. This Committee will also provide oversight for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other funded programming, which includes the selection and evaluation of youth service providers and the coordination of youth services. This Committee will develop strategies and implementation plans to address community education and youth issues. The Chair of the Youth Advisory Committee shall be selected from the voting membership of the Board. Members of the Youth Advisory Committee shall include members of the Board, school district representatives, career and technical education program representatives, and community stakeholders with expertise and experience related to youth services.