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Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is an industry-led entity that provides policy guidance and oversight for Baltimore County’s workforce development system. In addition to decision makers from companies in the County’s key industry sectors, the WDB includes representatives from educational and service agencies, organized labor and community-based organizations. The WDB ensures that plans and priorities for workforce programs reflect the current and future talent needs of local area employers. It also oversees efforts to create strategic partnerships involving private businesses, public agencies and not-for-profit organizations to advance the workforce readiness of County residents. The WDB serves as the Local Workforce Investment Board (LWIB) for Baltimore County per the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Board Meeting Schedule

The 2016 schedule for Board meetings is listed below. All Board meetings are open to the public.

  • March 3—Tradepoint Atlantic (former site of Bethlehem Steel) located at 1600 Sparrows Point Boulevard, Baltimore 21219
    • Inclement weather date is March 10
    • 7:30 to 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Strategic Direction Retreat
    • RSVP prior to the meeting if interested in attending so that your name can be provided to the school. To RSVP email Carol Brooks at cbrooks@baltimorecountymd.gov or telephone at 410-887-3501.
  • June 9—Douron, Inc. located at 10 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills, 21117
    • 7:30 to 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
    • 8 to 9:30 a.m. Board Meeting
    • Parking—Parking is limited, so be sure to arrive early and park only in the spaces on the lot in the front of the building.

Locations to be determined:

  • September 15
    • 7:30 to 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
    • 8 to 9:30 a.m. Quarterly Board Meeting
  • December 15
    • 7:30 to 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
    • 8 to 9:30 a.m. Quarterly Board Meeting

Inclement Weather Policy: If Baltimore County Public Schools are closed or delayed, the meeting will be canceled.

Board Documents

The WDB makes its meeting minutes and official Board documents available to the public in PDF format which opens in a new window. 

Agendas

Minutes

2016

2015

Other Documents

Board Members

Members of the WDB are appointed by the County Executive and represent the private sector, educational institutions, labor, and community and government organizations.

 

Revised August 23, 2016        

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