Local Workforce Development Board Directory

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Olympic Consortium WDC

Olympic Consortium WDC

Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap Counties

Elizabeth Court, Director
Olympic Workforce Development Area
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Phone: (360) 337-5777 x4767
E-Mail: ecourt@co.kitsap.wa.us

Elizabeth Court

Elizabeth Court

Director

Elizabeth Court is a former ESD regional economist for Kitsap County and current director of the Olympic Workforce Development Council.

Pacific Mountain WDC

Pacific Mountain WDC

Serving Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston Counties

Cheryl B. Fambles, Chief Executive Officer
Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW
Tumwater, WA 98512

Phone: (360) 570-4240
E-Mail: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: pacmtn.org

Cheryl Fambles

Cheryl Fambles

Chief Executive Officer

Cheryl has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PacMtn since 2012. Her master's degree is in public administration from City University of New York and she is a graduate of the Senior Executives in Local Government Program JFK School of Public Service at Harvard. Cheryl is a passionate and engaged member of the regional community. She is a knowledgeable advocate for rural communities and cares deeply about the issues of poverty and inequity. She understands the redemptive power of work and quality employment and its relationship to family, community and economic health.

Workforce Southwest Washington

Workforce Southwest Washington

Serving Clark, Cowlitz, and Wahkiakum Counties

Kevin Perkey, Chief Executive Officer
Workforce Southwest Washington
805 Broadway St.
Suite 412
Vancouver, WA 98660

Phone: (360) 567-1070
E-Mail: kperkey@workforcesw.org
Web: workforcesw.org

Kevin Perkey

Kevin Perkey

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining WSW, Perkey was CEO of South Central Pennsylvania Works, a regional workforce development board investing more than $12 million of public workforce investment resources annually across an eight-county region of South Central, Pennsylvania. Perkey serves on the boards of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, Cowlitz Economic Development Council, and Mount St. Helens Institute and on the STEM Network Governance Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayor's Workforce Development Council (serving as Co-Chair of their Policy Committee).

Northwest Workforce Council

Northwest Workforce Council

Serving San Juan, Skagit Island, and Whatcom Counties

Gay L. Dubigk, Chief Executive Officer
Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street
PO Box 2009
Bellingham, WA 98227-2009

Phone: (360) 676-3206
E-Mail: gdubigk@workforcenorthwest.org
Web: nwboard.org

Gay L. Dubigk

Chief Executive Officer

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Future Workforce Alliance

Future Workforce Alliance
Serving Snohomish County

James Henderson, Chief Executive Officer
Economic & Workforce Development

808 134th St SW
Suite 105
Everett, WA 98204

Phone: (425) 921-3482
Web: https://snohomishcountywa.gov/5610/Future-Workforce-Alliance

James Henderson

Chief Executive Officer

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Seattle - King County WDC

Seattle - King County WDC

Serving King County

Marie H. Kurose, Chief Executive Officer
Seattle-King County Workforce Development Area
2003 Western Avenue, Suite 250
Seattle, WA 98121-2162

Phone: (206) 448-0474
Cell: (206) 531-4729
Web: www.seakingwdc.org

Marie Kurose

Marie Kurose

Chief Executive Officer

Marie Kurose brings more than 30 years of experience leading workforce development initiatives in the region, working in community-based organizations, private philanthropy, and major public institutions, including the City of Seattle and most recently the Port of Seattle. Ms. Kurose also served nearly seven years at the WDC-known at the time as the Private Industry Council-working as a Project Manager to implement initiatives that included partnering with agencies to establish the first centralized dislocated worker program site.

Throughout her career, Ms. Kurose has demonstrated a commitment to engaging and partnering with communities of color, immigrants, refugees, and other community stakeholders. She has led efforts to unite community, philanthropic, and public-private partnerships in effective working relationships, and to improve collaboration with diverse systems and community organizations.

Workforce Central

Workforce Central

Serving Pierce County

Katie Condit, Chief Executive Officer
Tacoma - Pierce County Workforce Development Area
3640 South Cedar Street, Suite E
Tacoma, WA 98409

Phone: (253) 495-8515
E-Mail: kcondit@workforce-central.org
Web: workforce-central.org

Kaite Condit

Katie Condit

Chief Executive Officer

Katie Condit is the CEO for WorkForce Central, Pierce County's workforce development board charged with strengthening systems that align the needs of employers, workers, and job seekers to ensure a robust talent pipeline into living wage jobs in the south Puget Sound region. Prior to her role at WorkForce Central, Katie served as the Executive Director at Better Together Central Oregon, an organization working across sectors and communities to transform systemic policies and practices to eliminate gaps in opportunities for young people. She was a National Science Foundation research fellow at University of Notre Dame in the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, and additionally served as a Program Director leading job-training programs for young people impacted by the juvenile justice system. Katie holds an MA in Sociology from University of Notre Dame and a BA in Sociology and Theatre from University of Puget Sound.

SkillSource

North Central Washington WDC

Serving Adams, Chelan, Grant, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties

Dave Petersen, Director
SkillSource
North Central WDA
233 North Chelan Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Phone: (509) 663-3091
E-Mail: dave@skillsource.org
Web: skillsource.org

Dave Petersen

Director

Portrait and biography coming soon!

South Central Washington WDC

South Central Washington WDC

Serving Kittitas, Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima Counties

Amy Martinez, Chief Executive Officer
South Central Washington Workforce Area
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive
Suite B
Union Gap, WA 98903

Phone: (509) 574-1950
E-Mail: amy.martinez@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: southcentralwdc.com

Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez

chief executive officer

Amy Martinez has been with the South Central Workforce Council 2002 and took over as CEO/Director in March of 2021. Prior to her role as CEO, she served as the Chief Operating Officer and has led the SCWDC through three federal workforce development acts from Congress: Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), Workforce Investment Act (WIA), and currently through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). She also oversaw work during the Great Recession and the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. Prior to becoming COO, Amy served as Programs Director. She has extensive experience in workforce development, a Bachelor of Arts from CWU, and serves on several non-profit boards.

Eastern Washington Partnership WDC

Eastern Washington Partnership WDC

Serving Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Walla Walla and Whitman Counties

Rod Van Alyne, Director
Eastern Washington
956 S. Main
Colville, WA 99114

Phone: (509) 684-8421
E-Mail: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: ewpartnership.org

Rod Van Alyne

Director

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Benton - Franklin WDC

Benton - Franklin WDC

Serving Benton and Franklin Counties

Tiffany Scott, Chief Executive Officer
Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Area
815 North Kellogg St. Suite C
Kennewick, WA 99336

Phone: (509) 734-5993
E-Mail: tscott@bf-wdc.org
Web: bentonfranklinwdc.com

Tiffnay Scott

Tiffany Scott

Chief Executive Officer

Scott, CEO of Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council, has 20 years of workforce development experience. A self-described change agent, she believes innovation is done best within partnerships. Scott plans to build upon past accomplishments to work together to guide the vision of WWA, creating an even stronger Washington.

Spokane Workforce Council

Spokane Workforce Council

Serving Spokane County

Mark Mattke, Chief Executive Officer
140 S. Arthur St.
Ste 300A,
Spokane, WA 99202.

Phone: (509) 960-6263
Email: mmattke@spokaneworkforce.org
Web: spokaneworkforce.org

Mark Matke

Mark Mattke

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Mattke is Chief Executive Officer of the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC).  He is responsible for the design and performance of the regional talent development system, working with a broad community partnership to ensure that the dynamic workforce needs of business are met and individuals have the skills to succeed in the 21st century economy.

His background includes experience in the private and public sectors, having worked in business management, post-secondary education, and workforce development in Washington and Idaho.

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Olympic Consortium WDC

Olympic Consortium WDC

Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap Counties

Elizabeth Court, Director
Olympic Workforce Development Area
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Phone: (360) 337-5777 x4767
E-Mail: ecourt@co.kitsap.wa.us

Elizabeth Court

Elizabeth Court

Director

Elizabeth Court is a former ESD regional economist for Kitsap County and current director of the Olympic Workforce Development Council.

Pacific Mountain WDC

Pacific Mountain WDC

Serving Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston Counties

Cheryl B. Fambles, Chief Executive Officer
Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW
Tumwater, WA 98512

Phone: (360) 570-4240
E-Mail: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: pacmtn.org

Cheryl Fambles

Cheryl Fambles

Chief Executive Officer

Cheryl has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PacMtn since 2012. Her master's degree is in public administration from City University of New York and she is a graduate of the Senior Executives in Local Government Program JFK School of Public Service at Harvard. Cheryl is a passionate and engaged member of the regional community. She is a knowledgeable advocate for rural communities and cares deeply about the issues of poverty and inequity. She understands the redemptive power of work and quality employment and its relationship to family, community and economic health.

Workforce Southwest Washington

Workforce Southwest Washington

Serving Clark, Cowlitz, and Wahkiakum Counties

Kevin Perkey, Chief Executive Officer
Workforce Southwest Washington
805 Broadway St.
Suite 412
Vancouver, WA 98660

Phone: (360) 567-1070
E-Mail: kperkey@workforcesw.org
Web: workforcesw.org

Kevin Perkey

Kevin Perkey

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining WSW, Perkey was CEO of South Central Pennsylvania Works, a regional workforce development board investing more than $12 million of public workforce investment resources annually across an eight-county region of South Central, Pennsylvania. Perkey serves on the boards of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, Cowlitz Economic Development Council, and Mount St. Helens Institute and on the STEM Network Governance Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayor's Workforce Development Council (serving as Co-Chair of their Policy Committee).

Northwest Workforce Council

Northwest Workforce Council

Serving San Juan, Skagit Island, and Whatcom Counties

Gay L. Dubigk, Chief Executive Officer
Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street
PO Box 2009
Bellingham, WA 98227-2009

Phone: (360) 676-3206
E-Mail: gdubigk@workforcenorthwest.org
Web: nwboard.org

Gay L. Dubigk

Chief Executive Officer

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Future Workforce Alliance

Future Workforce Alliance
Serving Snohomish County

James Henderson, Chief Executive Officer
Economic & Workforce Development

808 134th St SW
Suite 105
Everett, WA 98204

Phone: (425) 921-3482
Web: https://snohomishcountywa.gov/5610/Future-Workforce-Alliance

James Henderson

Chief Executive Officer

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Seattle - King County WDC

Seattle - King County WDC

Serving King County

Marie H. Kurose, Chief Executive Officer
Seattle-King County Workforce Development Area
2003 Western Avenue, Suite 250
Seattle, WA 98121-2162

Phone: (206) 448-0474
Cell: (206) 531-4729
Web: www.seakingwdc.org

Marie Kurose

Marie Kurose

Chief Executive Officer

Marie Kurose brings more than 30 years of experience leading workforce development initiatives in the region, working in community-based organizations, private philanthropy, and major public institutions, including the City of Seattle and most recently the Port of Seattle. Ms. Kurose also served nearly seven years at the WDC-known at the time as the Private Industry Council-working as a Project Manager to implement initiatives that included partnering with agencies to establish the first centralized dislocated worker program site.

Throughout her career, Ms. Kurose has demonstrated a commitment to engaging and partnering with communities of color, immigrants, refugees, and other community stakeholders. She has led efforts to unite community, philanthropic, and public-private partnerships in effective working relationships, and to improve collaboration with diverse systems and community organizations.

Workforce Central

Workforce Central

Serving Pierce County

Katie Condit, Chief Executive Officer
Tacoma - Pierce County Workforce Development Area
3640 South Cedar Street, Suite E
Tacoma, WA 98409

Phone: (253) 495-8515
E-Mail: kcondit@workforce-central.org
Web: workforce-central.org

Kaite Condit

Katie Condit

Chief Executive Officer

Katie Condit is the CEO for WorkForce Central, Pierce County's workforce development board charged with strengthening systems that align the needs of employers, workers, and job seekers to ensure a robust talent pipeline into living wage jobs in the south Puget Sound region. Prior to her role at WorkForce Central, Katie served as the Executive Director at Better Together Central Oregon, an organization working across sectors and communities to transform systemic policies and practices to eliminate gaps in opportunities for young people. She was a National Science Foundation research fellow at University of Notre Dame in the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, and additionally served as a Program Director leading job-training programs for young people impacted by the juvenile justice system. Katie holds an MA in Sociology from University of Notre Dame and a BA in Sociology and Theatre from University of Puget Sound.

SkillSource

North Central Washington WDC

Serving Adams, Chelan, Grant, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties

Dave Petersen, Director
SkillSource
North Central WDA
233 North Chelan Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Phone: (509) 663-3091
E-Mail: dave@skillsource.org
Web: skillsource.org

Dave Petersen

Director

Portrait and biography coming soon!

South Central Washington WDC

South Central Washington WDC

Serving Kittitas, Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima Counties

Amy Martinez, Chief Executive Officer
South Central Washington Workforce Area
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive
Suite B
Union Gap, WA 98903

Phone: (509) 574-1950
E-Mail: amy.martinez@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: southcentralwdc.com

Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez

chief executive officer

Amy Martinez has been with the South Central Workforce Council 2002 and took over as CEO/Director in March of 2021. Prior to her role as CEO, she served as the Chief Operating Officer and has led the SCWDC through three federal workforce development acts from Congress: Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), Workforce Investment Act (WIA), and currently through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). She also oversaw work during the Great Recession and the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. Prior to becoming COO, Amy served as Programs Director. She has extensive experience in workforce development, a Bachelor of Arts from CWU, and serves on several non-profit boards.

Eastern Washington Partnership WDC

Eastern Washington Partnership WDC

Serving Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Walla Walla and Whitman Counties

Rod Van Alyne, Director
Eastern Washington
956 S. Main
Colville, WA 99114

Phone: (509) 684-8421
E-Mail: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: ewpartnership.org

Rod Van Alyne

Director

Portrait and biography coming soon!

Benton - Franklin WDC

Benton - Franklin WDC

Serving Benton and Franklin Counties

Tiffany Scott, Chief Executive Officer
Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Area
815 North Kellogg St. Suite C
Kennewick, WA 99336

Phone: (509) 734-5993
E-Mail: tscott@bf-wdc.org
Web: bentonfranklinwdc.com

Tiffnay Scott

Tiffany Scott

Chief Executive Officer

Scott, CEO of Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council, has 20 years of workforce development experience. A self-described change agent, she believes innovation is done best within partnerships. Scott plans to build upon past accomplishments to work together to guide the vision of WWA, creating an even stronger Washington.

Spokane Workforce Council

Spokane Workforce Council

Serving Spokane County

Mark Mattke, Chief Executive Officer
140 S. Arthur St.
Ste 300A,
Spokane, WA 99202.

Phone: (509) 960-6263
Email: mmattke@spokaneworkforce.org
Web: spokaneworkforce.org

Mark Matke

Mark Mattke

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Mattke is Chief Executive Officer of the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC).  He is responsible for the design and performance of the regional talent development system, working with a broad community partnership to ensure that the dynamic workforce needs of business are met and individuals have the skills to succeed in the 21st century economy.

His background includes experience in the private and public sectors, having worked in business management, post-secondary education, and workforce development in Washington and Idaho.