Sacramento Works, Inc.

The Sacramento Works, Inc. Board is a 25-member volunteer board of directors that is charged with providing policy, planning and oversight for local workforce development initiatives. Sacramento Works unites business, labor, education and public agencies to assure qualified and trained workers are available to meet the needs of the region’s economy.

Sacramento Strategic Workforce Development Plan 2013-2018

 Composition of the Sacramento Works, Inc. Board

The majority representation on this 25-member board is business and industry. Other sectors represented on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board include Labor/Workforce, Education/Training, Government and Economic/Community Development, and Other.

Business Sector

Representatives of the Business Sector, shall constitute a majority of the membership of the Board and are to be owners of business concerns, chief executives or chief operating officers of non-governmental employers, or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibility. Business Sector representatives shall be selected from nominations made by general-purpose business organizations.

Education/Training Sector

Education/Training representatives shall be selected from nominations made by local educational agencies, vocational education institutions, or institutions of higher education. General organizations of such agencies or institutions, institutions of higher education, or general organizations of such agencies or institutions can also nominate an education representative. Private and proprietary schools or general organizations of such schools, within the City and County of Sacramento are also eligible to have representation on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board. Individuals wishing to apply for membership need to contact one of these entities and request a letter of recommendation.

Labor/Workforce Sector

At least 20% Labor representatives are recommended by recognized State and local labor organizations or appropriate building trades councils.

Government and Economic Development/Community Development

Must include: (i) 1 representative of economic and community development entities; (ii) 1 representative of Wagner-Peyser programs; (iii) 1 representative of Vocational Rehabilitation programs; (iv) and may include representatives of agencies or entities administering programs serving the local area relating to transportation, housing, and public assistance; (v) and may include representatives of philanthropic organizations.

Other

May include such other individuals or representative of entities as the chief elected official in the local area determines to be appropriate.

Letters of recommendation for individuals shall come from organizations that represent these sectors.

Application/Appointment Process

Those wishing to apply for membership on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board are asked to fill out an application form available at 925 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815.  Completed applications should be returned to SETA along with a résumé. These applications go through an application/appointment process for each sector.

Sacramento Works, Inc. Board Members


Janet Bard

Chief Financial Officer
Ramos Oil Company, Inc.

Larry Booth
President
Frank M. Booth, Inc.

Brian Broadway
Business and Community Liaison
Sacramento Job Corps Center

Dennis Canevari
Assistant Business Manager
Sheet Metal Workers Local #104

N. Lisa Clawson
Vice President, Human Resources and Learning
Blood Source, Inc.

Lynn R. Conner – Chair
President
Parasec

Michael Dourgarian
Co-owner/Vice President
Asher College

Ann Edwards
Director
Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance

Diane Ferrari
Chief, Northern Job Service Division
Employment Development Department

David W. Gordon
Superintendent
Sacramento County Office of Education

Gary R. King – First Vice Chair
Chief Workforce Officer
Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Kathy Kossick
Executive Director
Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

Matt Lege
Research Analyst
SEIU – United Healthcare Workers

Frank A. Louie
Chief Operating Officer
Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth McClatchy
President and CEO
The Safety Center, Inc.

Dennis Morin
Director
Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center

Dr. Jamey Nye
Associate Vice Chancellor of Instruction
Los Rios Community College District

Jay Onasch
District Administrator
California Department of Rehabilitation

Kim Parker 
Executive Director
California Employers Association

Fabrizio Sasso
Executive Director
Sacramento Central Labor Council

Anette Smith-Dohring
Director
Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region

Peter Tateishi
President and CEO
Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Rick Wylie – Secretary/Treasurer
President
Villara Building Systems