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May 2012 AWIB Meeting

May 9, 2012


9:00 a.m.
Welcome to the Training Center and safety minute – Ken Peltier (DVD link)
Call to Order (Chair Lynch)
Roll Call (Executive Director Selvey)
AWIB Roster
Opening remarks and agenda approval – Chair Lynch
Next meeting date – October 23rd and 24th , 2012 - Fairbanks
Welcome – Acting Commissioner Stone

9:45 Activities Pertinent to AWIB

Board Chair – Jim Lynch
          • Overall update
          • National Governors’ Association update (NGA)
Executive Director – Jeff Selvey
          • Overall update – NAWB/CTE/AKCCAP/ASESP

10:00 Priority Industries

          • History of Priority Industries in Alaska – Mike Shiffer, DBP/DOLWD
          • Fred Villa, Workforce Programs, University of Alaska
          • Dan Robinson, Research and Analysis
          • Kathy Craft, Department of Health and Social Services and Alaska Mental
            Health Trust & Katy Branch, Alaska Center for Rural Health, University of Alaska

11:00 Break

11:15 12:00 - Public Testimony
To accommodate all participants public testimony is limited to 3 minutes.

12:00 p.m. - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
          • Marcia Olson, AWIB
          • Dan Robinson, Research and Analysis
          • Kim Rice, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
          • Michael Fenster, Anchorage School District
          • Rebecca Parks, Juneau Economic Development Council

1:00 Lunch Provided and Tour

2:00 Tourism Panel

          • Alaska Travel Industry Association Vision/Mission

          • Princess Cruises / Holland America Line

3:00 Break

3:15 Reports and Updates to the AWIB
          • Budget Update – Brynn Keith, Director, ASD/DOLWD
          • Legislative Update – Paula Scavera, Assistant to the Commissioner/DOLWD
          • STEP Request for Grant Application (RGA) and Integrated Workforce Plan –
            Corine Geldhof, Director, DBP/DOLWD

Written Reports to AWIB
          • AVTEC
          • DEI
          • ESD
          • Pipeline Training and Registered Apprenticeship Reports
          • Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council

4:15 - Wrap-Up (Comments from board members)

5:00 p.m. - Adjourn

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Reception – Aft Deck Ballroom in the Hotel Captain Cook. Sponsored by
Granite Construction; Carlile Transportation Systems, Inc.; and Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.

May 10, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012


8:30 Welcome, safety minute, introductions

8:45 Informal discussion with Acting Commissioner Stone and Assistant Commissioner Cashen

9:45 Break

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting

          • Call to Order

          • Approval of Agenda

          • Approval of Minutes
                    o February 22 – 23, 2012 AWIB meeting
                    o March 13, 2012 Ex Co
                    o April 10, 2012 Ex Co
                    o April 24, 2012 Ex Co

          • Action Items

          • Discussion Items
                    o Committee structure, process and work assignments
                    o WIF (Workforce Innovation Fund) Update - Corine Geldhof & Mike Shiffer
                    o Identify working time line for reports which require AWIB review
                       (Training Provider Performance Report, Annual Performance Report,
                       ABE Report ) and Integrated Workforce Plan
                    o AWIB tracker
                    o Ex Co tracker

          • Other Items

          • Adjourn Next Ex Co Meeting June 12, 2012



Alaska Workforce Investment Board

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To Contact AWIB:
(888) 412-4742
(907) 269-7489
Mailing Address:
Alaska Workforce Investment Board
550 W. 7th Ave. Ste. 1930
Anchorage, AK  99501


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