The WIBBCW is located with Warren County Economic Development at 406 Justice Dr, Suite 301, Lebanon, OH 45036.
This move bolsters the alignment of workforce and economic development as those two entities will now be housed alongside each other.
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WIBBCW Bids Farewell to Its Executive Director
A Special Message from Mardia Shands, Chair of the WIBBCW
It is with mixed feelings that I announce the resignation of our Executive Director, Adam Jones. Effective, September 6, 2017, Adam will join the Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati as their new Director of Regional Talent. His last official day with the WIBBCW will be Tuesday, September 5th. Adam has been an invaluable member of the WIBBCW team. Under his steadfast and conscientious leadership, the organization has propelled into its new identity. His expertise in processes and systems has positioned the organization to deliver strong results for its customers for many years to come. Adam will leave an indelible mark.
“Together, we have accomplished a great number of the tasks we set out to achieve. I am fortunate to have been able to work among the members of the WIBBCW during this transition”, Jones said. “I will cherish my time working for the WIBBCW, and appreciate having had the opportunity to serve you and our communities as your Director”.
Beginning September 6th, please contact Amy Pond, WIBBCW Operations Coordinator, for any matters that would go to the Director. Amy can be reached via email at email@example.com, or via phone at 513-667-7327.
Now Available: August 2017 WIBBCW Newsletter - Workforce Connections
The August 2017 edition of our newsletter can be found on our website under Communications > Newsletters. Click to be re-routed to our Newsletter page.
SkillsCon'17, a first-of-its-kind skilled trade career expo, took place Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Want to see what SkillsCon is all about? Click to watch the promo video!
Plans are currently in the works for a SkillsCon'18. Stayed tuned for details!
Open Membership Position on the WIBBCW
The WIBBCW is currently has an opening for a workforce representative to join the board. A workforce representative is one who represents:
- a labor organization;
- a joint-labor management registered apprenticeship program;
- a community-based organization with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing employment needs of individuals with barriers to employment;
- an organization with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the employment, training, or education needs of eligible youth.
Interested parties must send a copy of their resume along with a letter of intent specifying how they meet any of the above qualifications, along with why they are interested in joining the WIBBCW. The resume and letter of intent should be sent via email to Amy Pond at Amy.Pond@jfs.ohio.gov
Now Available: WIBBCW Performance Report
The State of Ohio recently released the performance report of our workforce area for program year 2015.
The WIBBCW has exceeded 7 of the 9 performance measures and met the other 2. The WIBBCW only missed exceeding the other two measures by a combined 4 positive outcomes. Congratulations to our Board and partners for driving such positive results!