The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

DuPage Workforce Board

Website

www.dupageworkforceboard.com

Contact

Name: MaryBeth Marshall
Title: Executive Director
Phone: (630) 955-2082
Email: mbmarshall@dupageworkforceboard.com

Location

2525 Cabot Dr., Suite 303m
Lisle, IL 60523

Responsibilities

The DuPage Workforce Board is a business-led policy and decision-making body. Workforce Boards were created under a 1998 federal law called the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) with a mandate to create a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers for qualified workers and by expanding employment opportunities for residents. The DuPage Workforce Board has become a key player in the economic growth and competitiveness of our local area and the region. In this larger role, the Workforce Board functions as a convener, an innovator, and a facilitator of strategic partnerships between the private sector, non-profit agencies, educational institutions, local elected officials, local government agencies, labor, and job training and education programs.

Meeting Schedule

Fourth Wednesday, every other month, at 7:30 a.m.

Term

2 years

Appointed By

County Chairman

Compensation

None

Qualifications

Membership is drawn from individuals with optimum policy-making authority from their organization and who hold executive positions. The Workforce Board looks for board members with specialized knowledge and insight into one or more of our key areas of focus, and with skills and experience in long-range planning, group problem solving, capital investment strategies, and organization / business development backgrounds.

Composition

A majority of the board must be business leaders. The remainder of the board must be comprised of key decision makers from education, economic development, community based organizations, labor unions, training and human service agencies.

Chair/President

Barbara Ladner

Authority

29 USC 1501 ET SEQ. & HR 1385

Appointees

NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Phyllis Baxter 09/01/200410/31/2012Trustee
Greg Bedalov07/01/201110/31/2013Trustee
Kurt Beier07/15/201210/01/2012Trustee
Robert Blazek07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
David Bogetz08/01/201110/31/2013Trustee
Robert Breuder01/01/200910/31/2012Trustee
John Brining 08/01/200610/31/2013Trustee
Julia Burke02/27/201210/01/2014Trustee
Mary Ann Cervinka 03/15/200910/31/2011Trustee
Steve Clark 01/01/200110/31/2013Trustee
Sue Clark 02/22/201110/31/2013Trustee
Dan Deasy11/01/201110/31/2013Trustee
Bob Difino07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
James Elsener 10/31/200710/31/2013Trustee
Deon Ettinger02/25/201110/31/2013Trustee
Glenda Gallisath 07/01/200910/31/2012Trustee
Diane Gianos07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Michelle Halkerston 01/01/200510/31/2012Trustee
Deborah Darzinskis10/01/201210/01/2014Trustee
Jenna Holzberg10/15/201110/01/2013Trustee
Mary Keating 07/01/200910/31/2011Trustee
Vacant11/18/201110/01/2013Trustee
Barbara Ladner 11/01/200810/31/2012Chairperson
Art Littlefield 02/01/200410/31/2012Treasurer
Marilyn Liwanag 01/01/200310/31/2013Trustee
Maria DiMuzio10/01/201210/01/2014Trustee
Sandeep Nain 02/15/201010/31/2012Trustee
Bert Nuehring 10/31/200810/31/2012Trustee
Louis Petritz10/15/201110/01/2013Trustee
Diana Robinson 07/01/201110/31/2013Trustee
Darlene Ruscitti 01/01/200310/31/2013Trustee
Skip Strittmatter 08/01/200610/31/2012Trustee
Barbara Szczepaniak 06/21/201010/31/2012Trustee
Donald Taylor 06/21/201010/31/2012Trustee
Kristen Tribe01/01/200310/31/2012Trustee
James Vick 01/01/201110/31/2013Trustee
Vincent Winters07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Kate Wollensak 08/01/200610/31/2012Trustee
Kathleen Yosko 01/01/200210/31/2012Trustee

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