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

James Vick

Authority

29 USC 1501 ET SEQ. & HR 1385

Appointees

NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Phyllis Baxter 09/01/200410/01/2014Trustee
Greg Bedalov07/01/201110/01/2015Trustee
Kurt Beier07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Robert Blazek07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Jack Borders06/05/201410/01/2016Trustee
Robert Breuder01/01/200910/01/2014Trustee
Mary Ann Cervinka 03/15/200910/01/2015Trustee (Secretary)
Sue Clark 02/22/201110/01/2015Trustee
Laura Crawford05/23/201410/01/2016Trustee
Deborah Darzinskis10/01/201210/01/2014Trustee
Dan Deasy11/01/201110/01/2015Trustee
Bob Difino07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Deon Ettinger02/25/201110/01/2015Trustee
Michelle Halkerston 01/01/200510/01/2014Trustee
Jenna Holzberg10/15/201110/01/2015Trustee
Mary Keating 07/01/200910/01/2015Trustee
Arthur Littlefield 02/01/200410/01/2014Treasurer
Marilyn Liwanag 01/01/200310/01/2014Trustee
Maria DiMuzio10/01/201210/01/2014Trustee
Sandeep Nain 02/15/201010/01/2014Trustee
Bert Nuehring 10/31/200810/01/2014Trustee
Louis Petritz10/15/201110/01/2015Trustee (Treasurer)
Diana Robinson 07/01/201110/01/2015Trustee (Vice-Chair)
Darlene Ruscitti 01/01/200310/01/2014Trustee
Skip Strittmatter 08/01/200610/01/2014Trustee
Barbara Szczepaniak 06/21/201010/01/2014Trustee
Kristen Tribe01/01/200310/01/2014Trustee
James Vick 01/01/201110/01/2015Trustee (Chair)
Vincent Winters07/15/201210/01/2014Trustee
Kate Wollensak 08/01/200610/01/2014Trustee
Kathleen Yosko 01/01/200210/01/2014Trustee

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