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    About Workforce Development

    The Northeast Georgia Workforce Development Board (WDB) is the board responsible for the oversight of the federal Workforce Innovation and Oppurtunity Act (WIOA) programs operated in the 12 county Northeast Georgia service region of Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Walton counties.

    The board members are appointed by the elected officials within the region representing demographic groups specified in the law.  The board is comprised of a 51% private sector business member majority and the Chair elected from within the local board membership is required to be a private sector member. The volunteer board provides policy oversight of the WIOA programs operated in Northeast Georgia.

    Northeast Georgia Workforce Development Board Members

    Board Member Sector
    Pam Booth  Oglethorpe County Private Sector
    David Cagle Organized Labor
    Geraldine Clarke Housing (ex officio)
    Mick Crain Walton County Private Sector
    Andrea Daniel DTAE Education
    Vacant Title V Community Service Employment
    WIA Grant Recipient (ex officio)
    Linda Gantt Morgan County Private Sector
    Winston Heard Community Based Org.
    Bob Hughes Economic Development
    Laurie Iski Community Services Block Grant
    Keith Johnson Jackson County Private Sector
    Chris Kubas Elbert County Private Sector
    Brenda Lazarus Greene County Private Sector
    Howard Ledford Education
    Barry Lowe Organized Labor
    Lynward Lindsey Jasper County Private Sector
    Dixie Morris Rehabilitation Services
    Jefferson Riley Newton County Private Sector
    Joe Vogt Barrow County Private Sector
    Carol Williams At-Large Private Sector
    Reginald Woods Education/Clarke County Private Sector
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