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Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board



Earl Axelson , Chairperson
Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director

Atlantic County Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board maintains partnerships between the public and private sector to develop policies and evaluate the readiness, at the county level to deliver a workforce prepared for employment in today's evolving economy.

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Preparing a local workforce for today’s economy!

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WDB Officers inducted at annual re-organization meeting held at The Stockton University, June 25, 2015. From left to right, Dr. Peter Mora, Treasurer; Ellen Hohmann, Vice Chair; Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor, Peggy Quinn, Secretary; Riaz Rajput, Chair; and Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director.

The Atlantic Cape May Workforce Development Board is comprised of 45 representatives from both the private and public sectors, shared between Atlantic and Cape May counties. The private sector represents over half the membership, which provides and informed Board, drawn right from the community.

As Board members, their task is to oversee the development and planning of new employment and training programs and to support current services and ongoing projects of the WDB. In addition, members are encouraged to serve on at least one Committee to provide insight and make recommendations to assist in the development of the workforce system in Atlantic and Cape May counties

The WDB Board maintains a partnership between the public and private sectors to evaluate workforce readiness, develop policies and oversee these efforts at a bi-county level, in order to deliver a labor force prepared to work in today’s developing and evolving economy.

The WDB oversees adult, dislocated worker and youth services for the Atlantic and Cape May County region and has designed a full spectrum employment and training system that addresses the needs of all our residents with regards to workforce readiness.

WDB initiatives in the Atlantic and Cape May County region plan for how the WDB intends to develop and implement programs to assist youth and adults with employment and training opportunities and manage adult literacy issues. From time to time, new research documents will be added to this website.

The WDB Board meets quarterly and locations throughout both counties. Individuals interested in joining the WDB should click on “Join the WDB” located in the left column.

Please feel free to contact Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director for the Atlantic Cape May WDB at (609) 485-0153 ext. 4804 with any questions regarding the WDB’s future plans to assist residents prepare to enter the labor force.

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Peggy Quinn, Secretary of the WDB Board and Chair of the Membership Committee is recognized as CHAIR OF THE YEAR.

Peggy Quinn, Secretary of the WDB Board and Chair of the Membership Committee is recognized as CHAIR OF THE YEAR at the WDB's annual holiday meeting on December 10, 2015 at Harbor Pines Golf Club. Pictured from the left: Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director, Peggy Quinn and Riaz Rajput, Chair of the Board.

 Rick Lovering, Board Member and Dr. Michael Lazarchick,  Board Members are recognized as COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE YEAR.



Rick Lovering, Board Member and Dr. Michael Lazarchick, Board Members are recognized as COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE YEAR at the WDB's annual holiday meeting on December 10, 2015 at Harbor Pines Golf Club. Pictured from the left: Dr. Michael Lazarchick, Riaz Rajput, Chair of the Board, Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director, and Rick Lovering.

 

Cape May County Freeholder Will Morey swears in re-appointed members.

Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor swears in re-appointed member, Dan Brown.

Dan Kelly, George Plewa and Dr. Peter Mora are re-appointed to the Board




Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor swears in newly appointed member Stephanie Lutz-Koch.