WDB Committees

The WOW Workforce Development Board engages leaders of local businesses, educational institutions, labor unions, community-based organizations, economic development corporations, and one-stop center partners to perform the unique function of guiding workforce development strategy and policy in response to economic trends as it relates to advancing the economic well-being of the region for employer, employees, and job seekers through its Special Committees.These Committees are:

 

STANDING Committees

Joint Executive Committee - Responsibilities include:

Membership - Chairpersons of the county boards of Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington Counties and one additional county board supervisor from each of the 3 counties

 

Youth Committee - Responsibilities include:

Membership - Board members and non-board members who have a special interest or expertise in youth policy

 

Workforce Development Committee - Responsibilities include:

Membership - Various Board members

 

AD HOC COMMITTEES

Executive Committee - Responsibilities include:

Membership - Chairpersons of the Committees of the WOW WDB and its committees

 

Industry Sector Subcommittees - Responsibilities include:

Membership - Various Board members and non-board members who represent the industry sector


Joint Executive Committee Members:

  • Paul Decker, Board Chair, Waukesha County
  • Rick Gundrum, Supervisor, Washington County
  • Paul Melotik, Supervisor, Ozaukee County
  • Lee Schlenvogt, Board Chair, Ozaukee County
  • Herbert Tennies, Board Chair, Washington County
  • Steve Whittow, Supervisor, Waukesha County

Youth Committee Members:

  • Robert Blair, President, Blair's True Value Hardware
  • John Bloor, Executive Director, The Threshold, Incorporated
  • Wilma Bonaparte, Vice President, milwaukee Area Technical College - Mequon
  • Barry Dieser, Director of Information Technology, Signicast
  • John Krause, AFL-CIO Representative, DALU Local #24111
  • Deanna Krell, WDA 3 Director, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Michael Mallwitz, President, Busch Precision, Inc.
  • John Pritchett, Career Development Services Coordinator, Waukesha County Technical College
  • Peter Rettler, Dean, Moraine Park Technical College, West Bend Campus
  • Rick Gundrum, Supervisor, Washington County
  • Antwayne Robertson, Director, Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kurt Schmidt, AFL-CIO Community Service Liaison, United Way

Workforce Development Committee Members:

  • Bonnie Baerwald, President, Moraine Park Technical College
  • Lisa Geason-Bauer, President, Evolution Marketing, LLC
  • John Heyer, President, Kettle Moraine Coatings
  • Steve Holtan, President, Slinger Manufacturing Co.
  • Alfred Jefferson, Human Resources Manager, Froedtert Health
  • William Johnson, President, Johnson Level & Tool Co.
  • Sheila Knox, District Director, DWD Job Service
  • Donald Rouse, President, The Tides Group, LLC.
  • Dawn Schicker, Human Resources Director, ContinuumHR
  • Kathleen Schilling, Executive Director, Ozaukee County Economic Development
  • Gary Strand, Vice President of Human Resources, HUSCO International
  • Mary Wehrheim, President, Stanek Tool Corp.

Executive Committee Members:

    Membership announced soon

Industry Sector Committee Members:

    Membership announced soon

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