By Laws / Membership Committee: Reviews by-laws, as needed, but minimally shall review them on an annual basis. Shall serve as the committee to present, on an annual basis, a slate of officers for the Board’s consideration. Reviews and recommends appointment(s) to the WIB and Youth Investment Council.
Literacy Committee: Identifies and analyzes local resources, programs and services and recommends ways to improve the quantity, quality and delivery of literacy programs. Work to achieve a more literate adult community who are therefore, more productive members of the workforce. To be a resource for the literacy provider community and the business community so that better literacy services are available to county residents and so that employers may have access to a more literate workforce.
Literacy Committee Membership
March 10, 2015, June 9, 2015, September 22, 2015, December 8, 2015, March 8, 2016
June 14, 2016, September 13, 2016, March 28. 2017, June 13, 2017, October 18, 2017
Planning/Resource Committee: Identify and prioritize community needs and labor market information for action by the Workforce Investment Board. Identify potential strategies and initiatives to address workforce issues, as needed. Reviews and modifies the Five Year Workforce Strategic Plan. Identifies and analyzes gaps in resources/services. Reviews funding requests for WIA adult and dislocated worker programs and recommends funding to WIB.
Planning Resource Committee Membership
January 10, 2012, September 5, 2012
June 20, 2013
One-Stop Operations/Work First Collaborative Committee: Responsible for one-stop operations and the workforce investment system to ensure coordination between workforce programs and services.
One Stop Committee Membership
March 26, 2015, June 25, 2015, September 24, 2015, March 31, 2016
June 23, 2016, September 29, 2016
One Stop Disability Committee: The mission of the Disabilities Committee is to make recommendations to the One-Stop in order to ensure that all services of the One-Stop are fully accessible to people with disabilities. Accessibility includes physical accessibility, along with attitudinal and procedural accessibility, and people with disabilities include physical, mental and learning disabilities.
One Stop Disability Committee Membership
January 8, 2015, February 5, 2015, September 3, 2015, December 3, 2015, March 3, 2016
Youth Advisory Committee: Provides expertise in planning, policy development and oversight of youth employment and training services and to increase the knowledge and access of youth to employment opportunities and workforce programs and services. Plans youth workforce activities and designs a comprehensive year-round system which is coordinated with other organizations serving youth.
Youth Advisory Committee Membership
February 3, 2015, May 5, 2015, August 11, 2015, November 10, 2015
February 2, 2016, August 2, 2016, November 1, 2016, February 7, 2017
Business Outreach Committee: To enable the residents of Middlesex County to obtain self-sufficient employment and to enable business establishments in Middlesex County to have the skilled workforce essential to growth and profitability. The Middlesex County Workforce Investment Board's Business Outreach Committee will focus on implementing the Business Outreach Strategy adopted on January 27, 2011.
Business Outreach Committee Membership
April 3, 2014, April 15, 2016
January 5, 2017, April 6, 2017, July 6, 2017, October 12, 2017
Prisoner Reentry Employment and Training Committee: The committee is focusing on identifying and creating employment/training opportunities for men and women that have recently been released from Federal, State, and Local correctional facilities. The committee is cultivating strategies that will take a different approach to creating career opportunities for this hard-to-serve population.
Prisoner Reentry Employment and Training Committee Membership
March 22, 2016, April 19, 2016, May 17, 2016, September 28, 2016