Our Board members are all volunteers–people who want this region’s workforce to be its best. By looking at the sheer volume of names on this page, it becomes clear how fortunate we are to have so many passionate people working together, not only to improve the workforce, but to better our region itself.
is positioning itself to be a key partner in economic development in the thriving South Central Kentucky region by producing a supply of educated and skilled workers aligned with the needs of current employers and aligned to the region’s economic development goals for attracting new employers. To be effective in that role the Board will need to:
Understand the dynamics of the regional labor market.
Investigate and implement best practices in addressing needs.
Recruit regional employers as partners in education and training, not just end users of products of educational and workforce development programs.
Inspire the public to continually acquire new skills at all age levels.
Motivate discouraged workers to return to the workforce and to training and education pathways.
Provide leadership and stewardship for funds and programs of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other funds that the Board acquires to meet its strategic goals.
The membership of the South Central Workforce Development Board shall be in accordance with the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board’s Policy Number 15-001, after consideration of fair and equitable representation, and shall be comprised of 23 members, representing sectors as listed:
Members shall be appointed for three year terms, with initial terms staggered so as to have nearly as many equal number of terms expiring each year following.