WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Stanislaus County is a business led public body whose members are appointed by the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors to oversee activities funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The WDB is responsible for shaping and strengthening local and regional workforce development efforts to support small, medium, and large business job growth.

BOARD MEMBERS

Bill O’Brien

Bill O’Brien

Chairman

General Manager of O’Brien’s Supermarket, Inc.

Cecil Russell

Cecil Russell

Vice-Chair

CEO of Sylvan Financial & Advisory Group

Jennifer Shipman

Jennifer Shipman

Secretary/Youth Development Committee Chair

Talent Acquisition Partner Relations Manager of The Wine Group

Charles Dossett

Charles Dossett

VETERANS' DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR

President of DOCON, INC.

Kris Helton

Kris Helton

Business Development Committee Chair

General Manager of J.M. Keckler Bio Medical Services, Inc.

Ross Briles

Ross Briles

Owner of Funworks

Margarita Cabalbag

Margarita Cabalbag

Employment Program Manager of Employment Development Department

Dean Fadeff

Dean Fadeff

District Representative of Operating Engineers Local #3

Mani Grewal

Mani Grewal

Board of Supervisors District 4 Owner of Various Commercial Businesses

Scott Kuykendall

Scott Kuykendall

Superintendent of Schools of Stanislaus County Office of Education

Mary Machado

Mary Machado

Owner of Machado & Sons Construction Inc.

Pedro Mendez

Pedro Mendez

Dean of Public Safety / Technical & Community Education of Modesto Junior College

Doug Murdock

Doug Murdock

Apprenticeship Coordinator of Stanislaus County Manufacturing / Maintenance Joint Apprenticeship Committee & Lawrence Livermore Lab

Maryn Pitt

Maryn Pitt

Executive Director; Manufacturers Council of the Central Valley

Tim Robertson

Tim Robertson

Executive Director of North Valley Labor Federation

Chris Savage

Chris Savage

Sr. Director of Global Environmental Health and Safety of E.J. Gallo Winery

Doug Van Diepen

Doug Van Diepen

Project Manager of Paradigm Construction Management

Greg Vincelet

Greg Vincelet

Training Coordinator of Central Valley Pipe Trades Local 442

Ardria Weston

Ardria Weston

Staff Services Manager of California Department of Rehabilitation

Vacant

Vacant

Board Member

Vacant

Vacant

Board Member

CURRENT AGENDA

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UPCOMING BOARD MEETING

Date:
October 3rd, 2022
Time:
12:00pm-2:00pm
Location:
Martin Petersen Center- 720 12th Street

COMMITTEES

Business Development Committee

The Business Development Committee is dedicated to collaborate with businesses to ensure the creation and alignment of programs to address and resolve sector needs and advise the Stanislaus County Workforce Development Board with information and guidance in planning, providing, and promoting services to businesses in the community.

Current Agenda

Next Meeting: December 1st, 2022 | Martin Petersen Event Center
720 12th Street, Modesto, CA 95354 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming Meetings: March 2, 2023

For inquiries, contact Doris Foster at (209) 652-2458 or email fosterd@stanworkforce.com

Kris Helton

Committee Chair
J.M. Keckler Bio Medical Services, Inc.

Dan Martin

Tenant Health

Jennifer Shipman

The Wine Group

Maryn Pitt

Executive Director; Manufacturers Council of the Central Valley

Tim Roos

Roos Tree Nursery

Jack Deliddo

Sierra Renewables

Billy Meyers

Myers Tow

Dillon Olvera

Beard Land Investment Company

Jason Maggard

Stanislaus County Office of Education

Shawn Hemiller

Paradigm Construction

Youth Development Committee

The purpose of the Youth Development Committee is to provide the Stanislaus County Workforce Development Board assistance with the planning, operational, implementation and performance activities related to the WIOA funded youth services being provided in the Stanislaus County workforce system. 

Current Agenda

Next Meeting: September 12th, 2022 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | 1325 H Street, Modesto CA in the McClatchy Room

Upcoming Meeting: December 5th, 2022

For inquiries, contact Adolph Lopez at (209) 595-5580 or email lopezad@stanworkforce.com

Jennifer Shipman

Committee Chair
The Wine Group

Patrick Cavanah

Committee Vice Chair
Stanislaus County CEO’s Office

Mary Machado

Machado & Sons Construction Inc.

Dallas Plaa

Stanislaus County Office of Education

Carmen Wilson

The Center for Human Services

John Bettencourt

Stanislaus County Department of Probation

Jeremy Pannell

Stanislaus County Community Services Agency

Vacant

Youth designee

Career Development Committee (formerly Veterans’ Development Committee)

The Career Development Committee’s mission statement is in the process of being established.

Current Agenda

Next Meeting: November 17th, 2022

Upcoming Meeting: TBD

For inquiries, contact Sara Redd at (209) 581-6476 or email redds@stanworkforce.com

Charles Dossett

Committee Chair
President of DOCON, Inc.

Kris Helton

J.M. Keckler Bio Medical Services, Inc.

Ryan Kegley

Aging and Veteran Services

Cecil Russell

Sylvan Financial and Advisory Group

Margarita Cabalbag

Employment Development Department

Wardee Bruce

Member

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