The Workforce Development Council (WDC) has established three committees – Advocacy/Policy Committee; Best Practices Committee and Membership Committee to focus on specific policy issues and programming for the USCM WDC as a whole.

Policy/Advocacy Committee
The USCM WDC Policy/Advocacy Committee goals: National, Federal and congressional leaders understand workforce issues and take action to implement the USCM WDC’s policy recommendations.  State and local stakeholders understand workforce issues and take action to support the USCM WDC’s priorities.  The 2016 WDC Policy/Advocacy Committee Co-Chairs are City of Rochester Workforce Development, Inc. Executive Director Randy Johnson and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County Executive Director Judy McDonald.

Membership Committee
The USCM WDC Membership Committee goal: The USCM WDC has a geographically and legislatively diverse membership base that is actively engaged in implementing its strategic plan. The 2016 WDC Membership Committee Co-Chairs are Spokane Area Workforce Development Council CEO Mark Mattke and Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership CEO Karin Norington-Reaves.

Best Practices Committee
The USCM WDC Best Practices Committee goal: WDC members have consistent access to workforce development and organizational best practices and are able to develop, implement, and scale effective workforce solutions. The 2016 WDC Best Practices Committee Co-Chairs are Boston Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development Director Trinh Nguyen and Three Rivers WIB CEO Stefani Pashman.