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CareerSource Capital Region Board

 
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Responsibility:
CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Services to job seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, labor market information and access to a resource center equipped with computers, printers, fax machines and copiers. Services to employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and job seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All services are provided at no cost.

The CareerSource Capital Region's Board develops the region's strategic workforce development plan; identify occupations for which there is a demand in the area served and selecting training institutions that may provide training, in accordance with procurement guidelines and procedures; solicit the input and participation of the local business community in the provision of services for the residents of the region; provide policy guidance and procedures for programs established by CareerSource Capital Region; and, provide oversight and monitoring activities. 

Created By:
Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) Federal Public Law 105-220, superceded by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), Public Law 113-128.
Florida Statute Chapter 445 the State of Florida "Workforce Innovation Act of 2000"; 445.007
Interlocal Agreement between Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden County Commissions (Region 5)
TYPE: Decisional Board/Authority 

Appointments:
12 Private Sector Representatives:
7 - appointed by the Leon County Commission (Full Board appointments)
3 - appointed by the Gadsen County Commission
2 - appointed by the Wakulla County Commission

CareerSource Capital Region Board (Region 5) are representatives of the private sector, who are owners of business concerns, executives, or chief operating officers of non-governmental employers, or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibility. Members are CEO's, VP's of HR, General Managers, Presidents and C Suite executives of firms that require a large workforce to maintain their business. 

Terms:
3-year terms expiring on June 30. Maximum of three consecutive terms of service per 2014 bylaws. Vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term.  

Eligibility Criteria:
Nomination is required. Nominations for the private sector seats shall be submitted to the County Commissions or their designee by local business organizations including local chambers of commerce, downtown merchants associations, area business associations, etc., but must be compliant with the WIOA and Florida Statutes. Such nominations for the Board shall be representative of the business community in optimal business leadership positions, such as CEO's, VP's of HR, General Managers, Presidents and C Suite executives of firms that require a large workforce to maintain their business.

Members must file a Financial Disclosure Form 1 from the Florida Commission on Ethics within 30 days of being appointed and annually by July 1 thereafter. In addition, when leaving the committee you must file a final Form 1F within 60 days of leaving your public position. The final Form 1F covers the disclosure period between January 1 and your last day of office within that year.  

Schedule:
Quarterly meetings; dates and times posted on the CareerSource Capital Region website: www.careersourcecapitalregion.com 

Contact Person/Staff:
Cristina Paredes
Office of Economic Vitality
850-300-7559

Robin Dunn Bryant
Board Relations Manager
CareerSource Capital Region
325 John Knox Road, Suite 102
Tallahassee, FL 32303
850-617-4558
Robin.DunnBryant@careersourcecapitalregion.com

Jim McShane, Executive Director
CareerSource Capital Region
Phone: 850-617-4601
Fax: 850-410-2595
email: jim.mcshane@CareerSourceCapitalRegion.com 

Members:

Bucklew, Sandra
Greenman-Pedersen Inc

 

Begin Term: 9/13/2016
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: unexpired term

 

Original Date: 9/13/2016


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Coburn, Brad

 

Begin Term: 6/20/2017
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: unexpired term

 

Original Date: 6/20/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Henderson, Holly
Gulf Power

 

Begin Term: 9/13/2016
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: unexpired term

 

Original Date: 9/13/2016


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Kelly-Manders, Rebecca

 

Begin Term: 7/1/2017
End Term: 6/30/2020
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 7/1/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Kirkland, Beth
Beth Kirkland Consulting LLC

 

Begin Term: 3/7/2017
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 3/7/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Tuggerson-Alexander, Katrina

 

Begin Term: 6/20/2017
End Term: 6/30/2020
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 6/20/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes:

 

Wienke, Brandon
SunTrust

 

Begin Term: 4/14/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 4/14/2015


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: