Lane Workforce Partnership is accepting applications for Board membership!

The Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors is seeking nominations for board membership to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2023. Nominations for representatives from the following categories will be accepted:

• Business: Must be an owner, chief executive officer, chief operating officer, or other individual with optimum policy-making or hiring authority. Individuals must be nominated by local business organizations or business trade associations.

Community-based organization: Demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment, training or education needs of individuals with barriers to employment, including organizations that serve veterans or provide or support competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities.

Lane Workforce Partnership is the designated local Workforce Investment Board for Lane County, Oregon. The local board is charged with making targeted investments in the community utilizing funding in line with its mission: To meet the workforce needs of employers and individuals through partnership and innovation. Lane Workforce Partnership is dedicated to assisting employers recruit and retain employees, and to helping individuals find employment and to progress if their careers.

The Lane Workforce Partnership Board is a highly functioning and engaged board that includes representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, state agencies, and local government.

Information on board membership as well as the board application process can be found here.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, and leaders representing rural communities are strongly encouraged to apply.