Capital Area Workforce Development Board (CAWDB) consists of four regularly convening committees that support the strategic goals of the organization. These committees meet in the off month of the Board meetings.
Responsible for the development and review of the CAWDB strategic plan, serves as a liaison with National and NC Association of Workforce Boards and elected officials, and analyzes and makes recommendations on state and national legislation.
Members: Susan E. Jackson* (Chair), Bruce Clarke* (Vice Chair), and Howard Manning* (Secretary)
Business Alliance Committee
Responsible for understanding Capital Area’s talent pool and the needs of business owners. The committee makes project recommendations that further the Board’s mission to engage business owners and professionals to positively impact the workforce development system.
Members: Valerie Sachariat* (Chair), Korey Coon*, Scott Hadley*, Tony Marshall*, Tom White*, and Faruk Okcetin*.
One-Stop System Committee
Responsible for the oversight of the One-Stop Career Center System.
Members: Cindy Chunn* (Chair), Dr. David Johnson*, Lynn E. Kavcsak, Ramell Oakley, Stephanie Vinson*, Renee Taylor*, Lydia Walton*, Tim Catlett*, Samuel Strickland*, and Terence Leathers*.
Responsible for the oversight of youth programs and services and promoting and participating in activities that connect youth to employment and training opportunities.
Members: D. Ross Yeager* (Chair), Allison Hapgood, Bryon Vickers, Carmen Carroll, Cynthia Giles, Deborah Bolin, Dot Ehlers, Doug Sorrell, Harolyn Whitehead, Joy Frankoff*, Joy Woodard*, Linda Buie, Marie Watson*, Michael Ballen, Mark Jewell*, Susan Bloomfield, Susan Portman, Tex Bennett, Thomas Bennett, Tramaine Surrette (Youth), Zena Anderson*, and Terence Leathers*.
Staff Support: Trenice Cutler
Ad Hoc Committee
Ad Hoc Committees are appointed as needed at the discretion of the Chair and/or Executive Committee for RFP review, Board Nominations, sector strategy initiatives, etc…
Staff Support: Sara Davarbakhsh, Susan Jablonski
*Denotes a Board Member