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October 2013 AWIB Meeting

     • Agenda

Tuesday – October 15, 2013

8:30 – Introduction
     • Call to Order – Chair Lynch
     • Roll Call – Executive Director Dahlstrom - AWIB Roster
     • Opening Remarks – Chair Lynch
     • Agenda Approval – Chair Lynch
     • Next Meeting Date – Proposed January 29 - 30, 2014 Southeast Alaska
     • Welcome – Commissioner Dianne Blumer
     • New Member Biographies
     • Distinguished Guests

9:00 – Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD):
     • Update – Commissioner Dianne Blumer
     • STEP Process, Wanetta Ayers, DOLWD, Acting Director, Division of Business Partnerships

10:00 – Activities Pertinent to AWIB
     • Board Chair – Jim Lynch
     • Executive Director – Nancy Dahlstrom

10:30 – Break

10:45 – Reports: Wanetta Ayers, DOLWD, Acting Director, Division of Business Partnerships
     • Roles for Workforce Investment Boards
     • Oil and Gas Workforce Plan

11:15 – Public Testimony

12:00 – Lunch

12:45 – Department of Labor and Workforce Development Budget – Paloma
Harbour, DOLWD, Director, Administrative Services Division

1:15 – Committee Chair Reports
     • Executive – Jim Lynch
     • Workforce Readiness and Employment & Placement
     • Legislative – John Cannon
     • Assessment and Evaluation – Ken Peltier
     • Youth Council – Mike Woods
     • Policy and Planning – Doug Ward

2:15 – Break

2:30 – Training Program Reporting:
Not Just a Report, a Report Card – Dan Robinson, DOLWD, Chief, Research and Analysis

3:00 – Airport and Railroad Economic and Workforce Development Impacts in Alaska – John Parrott, Accredited Airport Executive, Airport Manager and Dale Wade, Vice President, Marketing and Customer Service, Alaska Railroad Corporation

4:00 – Alaska Health Workforce Coalition – Kathy Craft, Director, Alaska Health Workforce Coalition; Dennis Murray, Senior Program Officer, Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association; and Katy Branch, Director, University of Alaska Anchorage, Office of Health Programs
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5:00 – Recess

5:30 – 7:30 – Reception – Location to be determined

Wednesday – October 16, 2013

8:30 – Introductions
     • Call to Order – Chair Lynch
     • Roll Call – Executive Director Dahlstrom
     • Agenda Approval – Chair

8:45 – Action Items:
     • 2014 AWIB Calendar Approval - 2014 Draft Calendar
     • Chair and Vice-Chair Elections

9:15 – Reports:
     • Prisoner Reentry Program – Melissa Hermansen, Project Coordinator, Nine Star
       and Alaska Prisoner Reentry Taskforce and Brad Gillespie, DOLWD, Regional Manager,
       Southcentral Job Centers, Employment Security Division
     • Military training credits – (HB 84) – Mike Shiffer, DOLWD, Assistant Director, Division of Business
       Partnerships

10:00 – Break

10:15 – Economic Outlook – Bill Popp, President & CEO, Anchorage Economic
Development Corporation and Dan Robinson, DOLWD, Chief, Research and
Analysis

10:30 – Report from Economic Development Organizations – Bill Popp, President & CEO, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation; Marty Metiva, Executive Director, Mat-Su Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.; Sue Cogswell, Executive Director, Prince William Sound ` Economic Development District; and Andy Varner, Executive Director, Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference

11:20 – Updates from Board Members on the Economic and Workforce Development Projects in their Region

12:15 – Lunch

1:00 – Alaska Health Care Commission – Deborah Erickson, Executive Director, Alaska Health Care Commission

2:00 – Board Observations

3:00 – Adjourn

Next meeting Proposed – January 29 – 30, 2014 ~ Southeast Alaska

 

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