About

The Howard County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is comprised of representatives and leaders from Howard county in conjunction with the areas’ partners. The WDB’s primary responsibility is to provide guidance, and oversight to the local workforce development system through the Howard County Office of Workforce Development.

The board's mission in partnership with the county executive, is to provide leadership in strengthening a responsive and effective workforce development system. 

Board Information
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RFPs
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Currently there are no RFP's.

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Howard County Local Policies
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Local policies for the Howard County Workforce Development Area can be found by clicking here.

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Meeting Schedule
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Board Meeting Dates:

September 17, 2021
9:00AM-11:00AM
Location: Virtual-click here to join.

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Meeting Documents & Minutes
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Meeting Minutes are posted below:

September 17, 2021- Coming Soon
Board Meeting Presentation- Ron Painter, NAWB-click below

Board Survey (Meeting Dates and Times)- Click here!

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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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Board Members
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Business Members:

Dwight Carr, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (Interim Board Chair)

Robert Hooten, Hooten Construction

Paul Pappas, Pete Pappas and Sons

Lynn Song, Howard County Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Metz, The World Bank


Partner Members:

Stephanie Discepolo, Howard County Public Schools

Stephen Liggett-Creel, Howard County Department of Social Services

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

Aphaia Harper, Howard County Economic Development Authority

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

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