Workforce Development Board

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View the Meeting Agenda's and Minutes.

Workforce Development Board (WDB) Members

  • Jacqueline Boehnlein
    Lorain County Community Action Agency
  • Kreig Brusnahan
    Brusnahan and Associates, LLC
  • Robert Duncan
    Lorain County Community Development
  • Michael Fitzpatrick
    Lorain County Manufacturing Sector Partnership
  • Anthony "Tony" Gallo
    Lorain County Chamber of Commerce
  • Charlotte Gardiner
  • Tracy Green
    Lorain County Community College
  • Lisa Hutson
    Small Business Development Center
  • Nick Jarmoszuk, Jr.
    Skylift, Inc.
  • Andy Kasubienski
    IBEW - Joint Training Apprenticeship Committee
  • Tim King
    Professional Electric Products Company (PEPCO)
  • Dave Larson
    Sheet Metal Workers Local Number 33
  • Sha-Niqua Matthews
    Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
  • William Moore
    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
  • Kevin Stitak
    Lorain County Labor Agency
  • Barbara Tamas
    Lorain County Department of Job and Family Services
  • David Updegraff
    Reliacheck Manufacturing, Inc.

Other Information

The Lorain County Workforce Development Board (LCWDB) is comprised of individuals who represent the business community of Lorain County, representatives from economic development, education, labor and other community organizations. The LCWDB works in close partnership with the Lorain County Board of Commissioners in planning, administering and overseeing workforce development programs funded under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The LCWDB is responsible for providing strategic and operational oversight to the OhioMeansJobs | Lorain County, American Job Center.

Northeast Ohio Workforce (NOW) Regional Plan

Bylaws & Current Policies


  • 9 am
  • Last Thursday of every month quarterly
  • OhioMeansJobs|Lorain County 
    42495 North Ridge Road
    Elyria, OH 44035


The responsibilities of the Lorain County Workforce Development Board (LCWDB) include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of the local and regional workforce plans in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and with the policies and directives of the Governor's Executive Workforce Board to be presented to the Lorain County Commissioners for approval
  • Conducting oversight of the programs and services being made available through the local OhioMeansJobs delivery system and ensuring appropriate use and management of funds
  • Negotiating local performance measures with the support of the Lorain County Commissioners
  • Negotiating with the required partners to maintain the delivery system through a Memorandum of Understanding with the support of the Lorain County Commissioners
  • Competitively procuring and recommending providers of Adult and Dislocated Worker Career Services
  • Youth program services and the OhioMeansJobs center operator to the Lorain County Commissioners developing a budget for the activities of the board in coordination with the Fiscal Agent
  • Certification of the OhioMeansJobs Lorain County center
  • Partnering with the Lorain County Commissioners to establish by-laws and codes of conduct that the LCWDB will follow
  • Hiring or recommending to the Lorain County Commissioners designation of an individual or entity to serve as staff to fulfill the functions of the LCWDB

Please call 440-284-1834 for more information.