CWA Board Information

Our Board is comprised of the top workforce leaders from across the state of California. Click on their names below to learn more about them.

CWA Executive Committee

Stephen Baiter – CWA Board Chair
Oakland WDB Director

Jan Vogel- CWA Board 1st Vice Chair
South Bay WIB Director

Andrew Munoz – CWA 2nd Vice Chair
Orange County WIB Director

Michael Cross = CWA Treasurer
Northern Rural Training Employment Consortium Director

Adam Peck – Immediate Past Board Chair
Tulare County WIB Director

Miguel Figueroa – CWA Legislative Committee Chair
Imperial County WIB Director

Nick Schultz – CWA Opportunities Committee Chair
Pacific Gateway WIB Director

Richard Verches – CWA Capacity Building Committee Chair
Los Angeles County WIB Director

Jason Buckingham – CWA Legislative Committee Vice Chair
Golden Sierra WIB Director

Kathy Kossick – CWA Opportunities Committee Vice Chair
Sacramento Works WIB Director

Joyce Aldrich – CWA Capacity Building Committee Vice Chair
Monterey County WIB Director

Teresa Hitchcock – Executive Committee At-Large
Kern, Inyo, Mono WIB Director

Gregory Irish – Executive Committee At-Large
City of Los Angeles WIB Director

Heidi Marshall – Executive Committee At-Large
Riverside County WIB Director

Kris Stadelman – Executive Committee At-Large
North Valley Job Training Consortium Director

Bruce Wilson – Executive Committee At-Large
Workforce Alliance of the North Bay Director

CWA Board Members

Ruben Aceves
Anaheim WIB Director

Tammy Aguilera
San Luis Obispo County WDB Director

Sherry Alderman
Sonoma County WIB Director

Enrique Arreola
San Benito County WIB Director

Robert Bloom
Solano County WIB Director

Peter Callstrom
San Diego Workforce Partnership Director

Michael Carr
San Francisco WIB Director

Patti Castro
Alameda County WIB Director

Yolanda Castro
South East Los Angeles County WIB Director

Elaine Craig
Madera County WIB Director

Nancy Crooks
North Central Counties Consortium Director

Phillip Dunn
Foothill WIB Director

Cindy Harrington
Humboldt County WIB Director

Debbie Holmes
Mendocino County WIA Staff Services Administrator

Reg Javier
San Bernadino County WIB Director

Blake Konczal
Fresno WIB Director

John Lehn
Kings County Job Training Office Director

Elaine Lytle
Yolo County WIB Director

Ray McDonald
Santa Barbara County WIB Director

Robert Mejia
Verdugo WIB Interim Director

Cheryl Moore
Ventura County WIB Director

Robert Morris
Merced WIB Director

Jeff Ruster
Silicon Valley WIN – Work 2 Future Director

Deborah Sanchez
Santa Ana WIB Economic Development Specialist

Doris Foster
Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet Director

John Solis
San Joaquin WIB Director

Andy Stone
Santa Cruz County WIB Director

Dave Thoeny
Mother Lode Workforce Investment Board Director

Sal Vaca
Richmond Works Director

Donna Van Wert
Contra Costa County WDB Interim Director

CWA Events

Apr 03

Partnerships That Unlock Social Mobility – NoRTEC

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Turtle Bay Exploration Park Redding CA United States
Apr 04
Apr 10
May 10


May 10 - May 12
Hyatt Regency Orange County Garden Grove United States

CWA Business

Apr 12

Capacity Building Committee Call

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Apr 18

Legislative Committee Call

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 20

Opportunities Committee Call

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 27

Executive Committee Call

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 16

Legislative Committee Call

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm