Workforce Development Board

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Through participation on the Greater Lincoln Workforce Development Board, leaders from business, economic development, education, organized labor and community organizations provide oversight of employment and training programs in Lancaster and Saunders Counties. The Board is responsible for planning how to use Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) federal funds to positively impact employer and worker prosperity.

Members are appointed by the Mayor of Lincoln with the majority representing the business sector. Members serve three year terms with possible re-appointment. If you'd like to be nominated to the Board, email or call 402-441-7117 for more information. The responsibilities of the Board include:

  • Developing the Greater Lincoln Workforce Redevelopment Plan for the use of WIOA funds
  • Overseeing the operation of the American Job Center
  • Scanning the community for unmet employment and training needs, and convening the appropriate partners to develop solutions
  • Fostering the close relationship between education, workforce development, and economic development in maintaining and growing our economy
Meeting Dates and Locations

May 19, 2015
Greater Lincoln Workforce Development Board
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
1800 N. 33rd Street, Lincoln, NE
9:00 am to 10:30 am
June 23, 2015
Greater Lincoln Workforce Development Board
Southeast Community College
8800 O Street, Lincoln, NE
Rooms V-103 & V-104
9:00 am to 10:30 am
August 19, 2015
Greater Lincoln Workforce Development Board - Executive Committee
County-City Building
555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE
Meeting Room 210
10:00 am

Call 402-441-7117 or email for further information about either GLWI Board or GL Youth Council meetings.