Commissioner Ledbetter elected to key position with National Association of State Workforce Agencies
Sept. 27, 2021
JUNEAU, Alaska — Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dr. Tamika L. Ledbetter has been elected chair-elect of the Board of Directors of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA). The position is a three-year board term starting with chair-elect in the first year and moving to chair in the second year and past chair in the final year.
NASWA is an organization representing all 50 state workforce agencies, D.C. and the U.S. territories. NASWA provides policy expertise and promotion of state innovation and leadership in workforce development: naswa.org
"NASWA is a respected voice for state workforce systems," said Commissioner Ledbetter. "Serving as chair-elect is a terrific opportunity to strengthen our nations’ workforce system, to connect skills training with high demand employment and to improve economic opportunities for employers and jobseekers alike."
Commissioner Ledbetter is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, a Master of Arts in Adult Education and Training, and a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership. Commissioner Ledbetter has 15 years’ experience as a workforce development professional and has distinguished herself as an astute and skillful leader.