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Let’s get to work. Brevard Workforce Board Recruitment Information
Who Are We? Private, non-profit organization Volunteer Board of Directors Oversee workforce initiatives Partner with local elected officials One of 24 Florida Workforce Boards Board established through legislation
Serve as point of contact Provide forum to consider workforce needs Collaborate on new training programs Advise elected officials on workforce policy Coordinate with economic development effort Plan and implement workforce programs to ensure coordination of services and achieve local goals What Do We Do?
Vision A highly competitive workforce for Brevard. Mission Facilitate and be the catalyst for workforce development services that are responsive to the Employment needs of Brevard.Mission
Funding Sources Federal –Workforce Investment Act –Welfare Transition Program State –Competitive Projects Grants –Competitive –Demonstration –Private Foundations
Our Mandatory Partners Board of County Commissioners Brevard Community College Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Brevard County School District Brevard Family of Housing Authorities Senior Community Service Employment Program Economic Development Community Based Organization – Disabilities Representation
TRDA (Technology and Research Development Authority) Chambers of Commerce Faith-based Organizations Space Florida Early Learning Coalition Other Community Partners
Corporate Goals Goal #1 - Convene the community and conduct community awareness regarding workforce issues Goal #2 – Strengthen Key Business Clusters Goal #3 – Enhance E3 Concept Goal #4 - Sustain Successful Operations of Brevard Workforce Career Centers
PHASE I Community II Leaders III Managerial/Staff Vision Strategic Direction Benchmarks Policies Consensus STRATEGIC PLANNING Goals Organizational Capacity Budget Commitment TACTICAL PLANNING Objectives Action Strategies Action FOCUS 5+ years 3 years 1 year Your Role
Responsibilities of Board Members Legally responsible for fiscal oversight Ensure the organization is well managed Create the organization’s identity Communicate and promote the organization’s mission and goals Provide industry knowledge & insight (i.e trends, growing industry)
Expectations of Board Members Be an active participant in Board proceedings Be a member of at least one committee Participate in an open, honest, respectful, and non- serving manner in all deliberations Be an agent of change for the organization and workforce in our community
Nomination Letter Chamber Membership?
Application Package Select Committee Fax back to Lyn Sevin
RWB Accountability Act Section 445.007(1), Florida Statutes, was amended to require each regional board member and executive director file a financial disclosure form. Specifically: Each member of a regional workforce board who is not otherwise required to file a full and public disclosure of financial interests pursuant to s. 8, Art. II of the State Constitution or s. 112.3144 shall file a statement of financial interests pursuant to s. 112.3145. Mail original Form 1 to BW or to Supervisor of Elections in the County where you live. Brevard County’s Website: http://www.ethics.state.fl.us/FORMS/Form1 http://www.ethics.state.fl.us/FORMS/Form1
Contact Info Lisa Rice President email@example.com 321-394-0507
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