Presentation on theme: "Bay Consortium Workforce Investment Board, Inc.. Topics to be Covered The Broad View “Who We Are & What We Do” Workforce Investment #13 Area Board Strategic."— Presentation transcript:
Topics to be Covered The Broad View “Who We Are & What We Do” Workforce Investment #13 Area Board Strategic Direction Levels of Responsibility Organizational Structure Major Functions & Board Activities Member Responsibilities Committee Responsibilities Executive Director Responsibilities The Details Overview of WIA WIB One Stop Centers Youth Services Key Facts of WIA
Volunteer board of directors Appointed by local elected officials Representatives of: Business, industry, educational institutions, community-based organizations, ED agencies; public employment services, Policy development Oversight “Who We Are”
Points of contact: Businesses, industry & public sector Forum for regional workforce development Promote life-long learning strategies Assist in development of training initiatives Planning, oversight and evaluation of WIA programs Advise in workforce policy and programs Coordinate economic development efforts & activities Review plans & grant applications for WIA programs “What We Do”
Bay Consortium Workforce Investment Board, Inc. Workforce Investment Area XIII
WIB Area XIII Accomack County Northampton County Spotsylvania County Stafford County Caroline County King George County City of Fredericksburg Lancaster County Northumberland County Richmond County Westmoreland County Essex County King & Queen County King William County Matthews County Middlesex County
Mission Statement T o provide comprehensive customer driven workforce services to connect employers, job seekers, workers and youth.
Vision T he Bay Consortium Workforce Investment Board XIII will ensure a viable and qualified workforce, which is capable of sustaining existing businesses and enticing new businesses by fulfilling the needs of a vibrant and expanding employment base.
Strategies & Initiatives: Develop system approach Identify employers’ needs Partner with Economic Development initiatives Communicate long-term needs Communicate short-term needs Communicate availabilities & capabilities Provide feedback & continuous improvement Encourage region-wide strategic planning, policy formulation and system implementation Board Strategic Direction
Mayors & Chairs of Boards of Supervisors Accountability & Liability Board of Directors Policy & Governance Officers and Executive Committee Direction Committees Planning & Action Staff Management & Operations Levels of Responsibility
Department of Labor Governor of Virginia Special Advisor to the Governor for Workforce Development Virginia Workforce Council Virginia Community College System Bay Consortium Workforce Investment Board, Inc. Executive CommitteeOne Stop Committee Performance & Accountability Committee Board Development Committee Labor Market Committee Youth Council Staff to the Board Local Elected Officials Organizational Chart
Major Functions & Board Activities Integrity in governance Promote Board’s: Mission Purpose Goals Policies Programs Services Strengths Needs Promote Board’s Vision Provide leadership Provide Advocacy Identify Resources & Opportunities Provide oversight in market matters Identify trends in the marketplace Create Board visibility Foster Independence & Objectivity
Private Sector Business Representatives Economic Development Representatives Educational Representatives Organized Labor Representatives Community Based Organization Representatives One Stop Partner Representatives Board Composition
General Responsibilities Effective business and sound fiscal management Specific Responsibilities Effective use of knowledge, experience, insight, and influence Member Expectations Attendance Participation Agent of change Board Member Responsibilities
Leadership Scope of Board Activities Board Meeting Oversight Executive Committee Oversight Committee Oversight ED Relations & Development Successor Preparation Training & Expertise Chairperson Responsibilities
Executive Labor Market One Stop Performance & Accountability Board Development Youth Council Standing WIB Committees
Develop Executive Summary Maintain official records & minutes Distinguish duties apart from full board Committee Responsibilities
Member of Executive Committee Provide leadership Know scope of committee activities Present committee report at full board meetings Present new ideas Interact with other WIB committees Committee Chair Responsibilities
Bay WIB “Chief of Staff” Manage the “Big Picture” Support & facilitate WIB functions Provide leadership for staff, Board and committees Seek counsel from the Chair Provide effective fiscal management Provide reports on a regular basis Coordinate staff training Coordinate publicity, marketing and advertising Develop risk and emergency management procedures Executive Director Responsibilities
Provide channels of communication Act as clearinghouse of information exchange Facilitate strategic partnering Facilitate effective fiscal management Oversight of workforce investment system Support for the Board and committees Staff Responsibilities
Board—Governance ED—Management Board & ED—Foster fulfillment of Mission Board & ED Relations
Volunteers Provide industry expertise & collective wisdom Sanction & knowledge of external publics Spokespersons for the WIB Influence: financial, human and public resources Preserve the democratic process Effect change, novel ideas, broad perspective Staff Provide expertise in WIA operations & knowledge Provide organization knowledge & history Board & Staff Interaction
Bridge organization & board member communication Objectively consider volunteer suggestions Interpret board policy, decisions & actions Disseminate information Board & Staff Interaction cont.
Study the economy Meet our customers and partners Identify education & training for partners Know WIA policies and procedures Acquaint self with staff & service providers Analyze performance reports Promote staff & board training Use networks to promote WIB Practice patience & promote success Practice fiscal responsibility Tips for New Members
Federally mandated Virginia Workforce Council 15 Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIAs) Overview of WIA
Youth, 14 to 21 years old Job seekers Laid off workers Incumbent workers New entrants to the workforce Veterans Persons with disabilities Employers Beneficiaries of WIA
One-Stop Centers provide Core Services Intensive Services Training Services Youth Partners provide Basic skills assessment Resources and guidance to attain educational goals Leadership development opportunities Exposure to work environments via training & adult mentoring WIA Partners
Employers provide Influence over local area employment policy Affect an improved and trained employee pool Development of on-the-job and customized training opportunities Provide assistance for laid-off workers Community Provide access to local area job market information Affect an improved and quality workforce Develop services designed for local area needs Reduce need for welfare WIA Partners cont.
Streamlined Services Empowering Individuals Universal Access Increased Accountability Strong Role for Local Boards & Private Sector State & Local Flexibility Improved Youth Programs Key WIA Facts
Universal access to job search and labor market information Advice, counseling and support of industry experts Education and skills training Individual choice of services Benefits of WIA