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. Specific responsibilities of each committee are outlined below.
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), Howard Manning* (Secretary), Gerald Mitchell*
Staff Support: Pat E. Sturdivant, Sara Davarbakhsh
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), Kami Baggett, Jennifer Bosser, Joy Callahan, Korey Coon*, Scott Hadley*, Brian Holland*, Wayne Loots, Tony Marshall*, Anna Lea Moore, Tom White*, and Dale Yarborough.
Staff Support: Stephen Barrington, Darrell Kain, Brenda Wilkerson
One-Stop System Committee
Responsible for the oversight of the One-Stop Career Center System.
Members: Cindy Chunn* (Chair), Dr. David Johnson*, Margie S. Atkinson, Lynn E. Kavcsak, Ramell Oakley, Stephanie Vinson*, Renee Taylor*, Lydia Walton*, Tim Catlett*, and Terence Leathers*.
Staff Support: Jane Sterner, Jessica Locklear-McLeod
Responsible for youth related programs and services by 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, Rodney Ellis*, 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