Workplace Development Board, Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board (MWDB), is authorized under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) to provide policy and program guidance for all activities under WIOA in the City of Minneapolis. The MWDB comprises 21 members, who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Appointees are submitted to the Governor of Minnesota for certification.
Meetings are typically held bi-monthly on the third Tuesday of the odd months at 8:00 a.m. The locations of meetings vary. There is no compensation for attending meetings. The Board meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.
21-member, private sector-led board, with voting representation as follows:
- 11 members shall be Representatives of Business, including business organizations and trade associations
- 4 members shall be Representatives of Organized Labor and Apprenticeship Programs
- 4 members shall be Representatives of Economic and Community Development, State Employment Service Office under Wagner-Peyser, and Title I Rehabilitation Act (may include: Transportation, Housing, Public Assistance, and/or Philanthropic Organizations)
- 2 members shall be Representative of Adult Education and Higher Education (may include CBO Trainers)
The committee uses the City's open appointment process
Term of Appointment
Yes, but may be waived for an officer or director of an organization that pays property taxes to the City of Minneapolis.
Last updated Sep 18, 2018