Board Executive Team

Board Chair
Prasad Karunakaran
Board Chair
Robert Hooten, Board Vice Chair
Robert Hooten
Vice Chair
Executive Director
Stephanie Adibe
Executive Director

Board Information

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Board Members

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Business Members:

Prasad Karunakaran, Zenyon, Inc. (Board Chair)

Robert Hooten, Hooten Construction (Vice Chair)

Paul Pappas, Pete Pappas and Sons

Jennifer Jones, Howard County Economic Development Authority

Chuck Chandler, Residence Inn by Marriott Fulton at Maple Lawn

Business Member Vacancy

Business Member Vacancy

Business Member Vacancy


Partner Members:

Stephanie Discepolo, Howard County Public Schools

Geneva Rieu, Howard County Department of Social Services

Julie Givens, Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning, Maryland Department of Labor

Matt Jackson, Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services

Dean Turner, Community Action Council of Howard County

Rosie Verratti, Howard Community College

 

Labor/Apprenticeship/Community Organization

Kenn Hamm- Apprenticeship- Howard County Government

Gary Griffin, IBEW, Fourth District

(Vacancy), The Y in Central Maryland

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Meeting Schedule

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Upcoming Board Meeting:

September 6, 2024
November 1, 2024
December 13, 2024


 

 

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Meeting Documents & Minutes

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Workforce Board initiatives

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Workforce Development Board Career Pathways

Take advantage of the interactive tool provided by the Howard County Workforce Development Board to access information on high-demand industries for youth and adults in Howard County and the region. This valuable resource helps residents explore career opportunities and make informed decisions about their professional futures. Click here to discover the in-demand industries in our community.

Click here!

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Workforce Area Plan & MOU/RSA

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The Howard County Workforce Development Board has updated its Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan for PY20-PY24, pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act signed into law by President Obama on July 22, 2014.

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Board By-Laws

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Click to view a copy of the board's by-laws.
 

 

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Howard County Local Workforce Area Policies

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RFPs

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Solicitation No.:  There are no open solicitations at this time.

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Meeting Cancellation Policy

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Inclement weather policy: In the event Howard County Public Schools are closed or delayed, the WDB meeting will be CANCELLED.

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