Workforce Development Board Directory

Authorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA, Pub. L. No. 113 – 128, July 22, 2014), workforce development boards serve as a strategic convener to promote aligned relationships between business representatives, local government, economic development, education, and workforce partners to engage in and implement state-of-the-art talent development solutions tailored to meet the needs of businesses and jobseekers as part of an integrated and effective job-driven workforce development system.

Adams County Workforce Development Board

Contact: PNoble@adcogov.org

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Local Area: Adams County

Business Chair, Tricia Allen, Adams County Economic Development

Workforce Director, Phil Noble

Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Development Board

Contact: WIB@adworks.org

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Local Area: Arapahoe & Douglas County

Business Chair, Andrew Bercich, IBM

Workforce Director, Kelly Folks

Boulder Workforce Development Board

Contact: ePjones@bouldercounty.org

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Local Area: Boulder County

Business Chair, Cindy Lair

Workforce Director, Erin Jones

Denver Workforce Development Board

Contact: cindy.gaertner@denvergov.org

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Local Area: Denver County

Business Chair, Maggie Bolden, Palace Construction

Workforce Director, Denise Bryant

Pikes Peak Workforce Development Board

Contact: 719-667-3700 or ppwfcinfo@elpasoco.com

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Local Area: El Paso County

Business Chair, Lynette Crow-Iverson, Conspire!

Workforce Director,  Traci Marques

Tri-County Workforce Development Board

Contact: kdouglas@jeffco.us

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Local Area: Jefferson County

Business Chair, Molly Duvall, FirstBank Holding Company

Workforce Director, Kat Douglas

Larimer Workforce Development Board

Contact: jcastillo@larimer.org

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Local Area:  Larimer County

Business Co-Chair, Mike O’Connell, SBDC

Business Co-Chair, Eric Lea. Robert Half

Workforce Director, Joni Friedman

Mesa Workforce Development Board

Contact: curtis.englehart@mesacounty.us  

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Local Area: Mesa County

Business Chair, Tim Fry, Mountain Racing Products

Workforce Director, Curtis Englehart

Weld Workforce Development Board

Contact: cgarcia-moreno@co.weld.co.us

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Local Area: Weld County

Business Chair, Dave Thompson, FMS Bank

Workforce Director, Tami Grant

 

Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium Workforce Development Board

Contact: christy.gonzales@state.co.us

Business Chair, Danielle Kirkpatrick

Board Liaison, Christy Gonzalez

Workforce Director, Clarke Becker

Eastern Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

Contact: Dawn.Garcia@state.co.us

Local Area: Eastern Sub-area

Business Chair, (in transition)

Workforce Director, Dawn Garcia

South Central Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

Contact: Betty.Velasquez@state.co.us

Local Area: Southcentral

Business Chair South Central, Roni Wisdom

Workforce Director, Betty Velasquez

Southeast Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

Contact: Betty.Velasquez@state.co.us

Local Area: Southeast Sub-areas

Business Chair Southeast, Jeannie Larsen

Workforce Director, Betty Velasquez

Pueblo Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

Contact: John.Martinez1@state.co.us

Local Area: Pueblo and Upper Arkansas Sub-areas

Business Chair, Darren Smith

Business Chair Elect, Kathy Reeves

Workforce Director, John Martinez

Upper Arkansas Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

Contact: Bill.Strutton@state.co.us

Local Area: Pueblo and Upper Arkansas Sub-areas

Business Chair, Peggy Gair

Workforce Director, John Martinez, Assistant Director, Bill Strutton

    Western Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

    Contact: Richard.Parr@state.co.us

    Local Area: Western sub-area

    Business Chair Western, Erin Skees

    Workforce Director, Ray Lucero

    Southwest Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

    Contact: Chloe.wiebe@state.co.us

    Local Area: Southwest sub-area

    Business Chair Southwest, Danielle Kirkpatrick

    Workforce Director, Ray Lucero

    Northwest Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

    Contact: : Jessica.valand@state.co.us  

    Local Area: Northwest sub-area

    Business Chair, Danny Clark

    Workforce Director, Jessica Valand

    Rural Resort Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

    Contact: Jessica.valand@state.co.us  

    Local Area: Rural Resort Sub-area

    Business Chair, Chris Romer

    Workforce Director, Jessica Valand, Assistant Director Dawn Brey Jenks

    Broomfield Sub-Area Workforce Development Board

    Contact: voldham@broomfield.org  

    Local Area: Broomfield Sub-area

    Business Chair, Darla Peterson

    Workforce Director, Frank Schoengarth