Workforce Investment Board Meeting

September 8, 2010 – 7:30 am

Larimer County Courthouse – 200 W Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO

 

A)   Call to Order

1)   Introduction of members:

NAME

PRESENT / ABSENT

 

NAME

PRESENT / ABSENT

Phyllis Abt

Present

 

Mark Johnston †

Present

Pamalyn Allen

Absent

 

Jeff Koenig

Absent

Cindy Barnes

Absent

 

Ryan Lennartson

Absent

Mary Betters †

Absent

 

Kathy Louderback

Absent

Josh Birks

Attended by proxy

 

Anne MacDonald

Absent

Jessica Brown

Present

 

Mike Masciola

Present

Bradley  Buum

Present

 

Tracy Mead

Present

Cynthia Christie

Present

 

Yvonne Myers

Present

Bob Colmenares

Absent

 

Jim Neubecker

Present

Cheryl DeGrave †

Present

 

Jo Dawn Newlon

Present

Maury Dobbie

Absent

 

Kathy Olson

Present

Kathy Dotson †

Present

 

Mike Reiff

Present

Joni Friedman †

Present

 

Miki Roth

Present

Kathy Gaasvig

Present

 

Preety Sathe

Absent

Lew Gaiter *

Present

 

Cathy Schelly

Present

Kathy Gilliland

Present

 

Don Schofield *

Absent

Betsey Hale

Present

 

Carol  Steinbock

Absent

Ron Hanni *

Absent

 

Kory  Stolte

Present

Maureen Harter †

Absent

 

Lynn V osler

Present

Deborah Hasler

Absent

 

Rick Wagner

Present

Ann Hutchison

Present

 

Marija Weeden-Osborn

Absent

Dena Jardine †

Absent

 

Julie Zinn-Patti

Present

* Ex-Officio Member   

† LCWC Staff Member

 

Lori Zuccolin †

Present

               

2)   Review of agenda by board

3)   Public invited to be heard– No public in attendance


B)   Special Guest: Jerry Wilson

1)   Poudre School District updates

a)   Jerry Wilson provided background information on some of the significant budgetary concerns leading Poudre School District to request an increase in the mill levy this November. 

C)   Consent Calendar

1)   Approval of June Minutes

a)   Moved, 2nd   and Approved Unanimously

D)   Sub-committee Updates

1)   Healthcare Committee

2)   Energy Committee

3)   Technology Committee

4)   Youth Committee

5)   Marketing Committee

a)   Yvonne Myers, Mike Reiff, Kathy Olson and Betsey Hale gave a brief overview of sub-committee meetings and progress to date.  The importance of soft skills seems to be a commonality with all sub-committees and a discussion of education and training available may be part of a future board meeting.

E)   Workforce Center Updates

1)   September Symposium

a)   Joni invited everyone to attend the September Symposium on September 24th  at the Fort Collins Hilton

2)   New direction of the Workforce Center

a)   Kathy Dotson updated the board on some changes that are in progress regarding service delivery for both job seekers and businesses.

3)   WIB updates on website

a)   An enhanced WIB website is in the works that will provide a portal to WIB members where they could login for up-to-date committee information.

4)   Opportunity for a tour of the Workforce Center

a)   Kathy invited anyone interested in touring the Workforce Center to contact her or Joni anytime

F)   Other Business - None

G)   Adjourn