Workforce Innovation Board

The LWIA 23 Local Workforce Innovation Board is a business-led policy and oversight board for workforce development programs and services across the thirteen counties of workforce area 23.


The Board is responsible for:

•  Developing local plans for the use of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Funds

•  Oversight of the local service delivery system

•  Coordinating activities with economic development entities and employers in the economic development region

•  Ensuring Local Workforce Innovation Area 23 residents have the skills and knowledge they need to find and keep jobs that lead to economic self-sufficiency

•  Ensuring Local Workforce Innovation Area employers have access to the skilled labor they need to compete in a rapidly globalizing economy

 

Meet the Board

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Board Chair

PAT CLICK

Marion County

McKellar, Robertson, McCarty & Click Insurance, Ltd.

Board Vice Chair

GARELD BILYEW

Crawford County

PRSI Pump Repair Specialists, Inc.

 

PATTI METZGER

Effingham County

Department of Employment Security

KEVIN BUENKER

Effingham County

Operating Engineers Local #841

KEVIN BUSHUR

Effingham County

CEFS

JIM BOLIN

Clark County

Bolin Enterprises

DAVE COLE

Moultrie County

Moultrie County Counseling Center

MIKE CONRAD

Effingham County

Top Shelf Solutions

DAVID COX

Moultrie County

Employerwise, LLC

 

VAN LEEDS

Richland County

Department of Rehabilitation Services

TIM LODES

Coles County

Justrite Manufacturing

TIFFANY MACKE

Clay County

University of Illinois Extension

JUSTIN MARTIN

Effingham County

IBEW Local #146

MANDY MARTIN

Edgar County

North American Lighting

JOSH McELRAVY

Coles County

Laborers Local #159

TOM ROBINSON

Lawrence County

State Farm Insurance

STACEY PARR

Cumberland County

Experience Works

DEACON PATIENT

Moultrie County

Agri-Fab

JOHN PERRY

Effingham County

Cornerstone Wealth Management, LLC

BRUCE PETERS

Richland County

First National Bank

CHUCK ROSE

Marion County

Rose General Stores, Inc.

LEWIS RYDER

Cumberland County

First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust

KIM TAYLOR

Fayette County

FAYCO Enterprises

CAROL TRACY

Cumberland County

ERBA

LAURA VAHLKAMP

Marion County

Kaskaskia College

CONNIE WALDROP

Richland County

Department of Human Services

CHRIS STROHL

Coles County

Lake Land College

JOHN WEIDNER

Clay County

Weidner Farms

JASON WARFEL

Jasper County

Kuhl’s Trailer Ssales

Public Notices

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Regional Plan

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Annual Report

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Monthly Newsletter

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LWIA 23 Board Member

Information & Archives

The LWIA 23 Workforce Board typically meets the third Monday of every third month at 6 pm. Board meetings are usually held in the Board Room at CEFS Office – 1805 S. Banker St., Effingham, Illinois.

Meeting Dates

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Agendas

Committee Agendas & Minutes

Most Recent LWIB Meetings