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July 30

Board Retreat

Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center, Renaissance Room

6 W. Rose St., Walla Walla, WA 99362

July 30-31, 2015

***Please note that retreat attire is business casual.***


9 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • Chair and Board Members
  • Staff
  • Guests

Review Agenda

9:30 a.m.

Setting the Stage for Strategic Planning

Economic Outlook (PDF)

  • Dave Pavelchek, Workforce Board

State Demographics
Tomorrow's Workforce (PDF)

  • Dave Pavelchek, Workforce Board

Measuring Success Across the Workforce System
Performance Accountability (PDF)

  • Dave Pavelchek, Workforce Board
10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

Overview of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Strategic Priorities

  • Terri Colbert, Workforce Board
  • Eric Wolf, Workforce Board
  • Agnes Balassa, Employment Security Department
11 a.m.

Innovative Strategies for Employer Engagement


Working Lunch

Facilitated Sessions to Establish State's Strategic Platform for Workforce Development Plan

  • Lindsey Woolsey, Facilitator
4:15 p.m.
Walla Walla Community College Tour – Water and Environmental Center, Energy Systems Technology, Renewable Energy Park, and John Deere Program
6 p.m.
July 31
9 a.m.

Facilitated Session to Establish State's Strategic Platform for Workforce Development Plan

  • Lindsey Woolsey, Facilitator
11:30 a.m.
Working Lunch
12:30 p.m.

Please note: Times above are estimates only. The Workforce Board reserves the right to alter the order of the agenda.

Meeting Accessibility
The Workforce Board is committed to providing employees and the public, including individuals with disabilities, access to its information and services. For information regarding Board meeting testimony, handouts, other questions, or for people needing special accommodation, please contact Erica Hansen at (360) 709-4608 or Erica.Hansen@wtb.wa.gov.


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