The Sacramento Works, Inc. Board is a 25-member volunteer board of directors that is charged with providing policy, planning and oversight for local workforce development initiatives. Sacramento Works unites business, labor, education and public agencies to assure qualified and trained workers are available to meet the needs of the region’s economy.
Composition of the Sacramento Works, Inc. Board
The majority representation on this 25-member board is business and industry. Other sectors represented on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board include Labor/Workforce, Education/Training, Government and Economic/Community Development, and Other.
Representatives of the Business Sector, shall constitute a majority of the membership of the Board and are to be owners of business concerns, chief executives or chief operating officers of non-governmental employers, or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibility. Business Sector representatives shall be selected from nominations made by general-purpose business organizations.
Education/Training representatives shall be selected from nominations made by local educational agencies, vocational education institutions, or institutions of higher education. General organizations of such agencies or institutions, institutions of higher education, or general organizations of such agencies or institutions can also nominate an education representative. Private and proprietary schools or general organizations of such schools, within the City and County of Sacramento are also eligible to have representation on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board. Individuals wishing to apply for membership need to contact one of these entities and request a letter of recommendation.
At least 20% Labor representatives are recommended by recognized State and local labor organizations or appropriate building trades councils.
Government and Economic Development/Community Development
Must include: (i) 1 representative of economic and community development entities; (ii) 1 representative of Wagner-Peyser programs; (iii) 1 representative of Vocational Rehabilitation programs; (iv) and may include representatives of agencies or entities administering programs serving the local area relating to transportation, housing, and public assistance; (v) and may include representatives of philanthropic organizations.
May include such other individuals or representative of entities as the chief elected official in the local area determines to be appropriate.
Letters of recommendation for individuals shall come from organizations that represent these sectors.
Those wishing to apply for membership on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board are asked to fill out an application form. Completed applications should be returned to Nancy Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org along with a résumé. Workforce Development Board Application and Information
Sacramento Works, Inc. Board Members
President & CEO
Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce
Frank M. Booth, Inc.
N. Lisa Clawson – Secretary-Treasurer
Human Resources Leader
Lynn R. Conner
Chief Executive Officer
Better Business Bureau
David P. De Mers
Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps
Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance
Chief, Northern Job Service Division
Employment Development Department
Director of Economic Development
County of Sacramento
David W. Gordon
Sacramento County Office of Education
California Employers Association
Chief Executive Officer
Gary R. King – Chair
Chief Workforce Officer
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Sacramento Employment and Training Agency
Human Resources Manager
SEIU – United Healthcare Workers
Frank A. Louie
Chief Operating Officer
Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center
Dr. Jamey Nye
Vice Chancellor of Education & Technology
Los Rios Community College District
California Department of Rehabilitation
Community Banking Supervisor
SAFE Credit Union
Sacramento Central Labor Council
Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region
Associated General Contractors of California
Rick Wylie – Vice Chair
Villara Building Systems