John Solis

San Joaquin County

Basic Contact Information

Address: 56 South Lincoln St, Stockton, CA 95203


CWA Committees: Legislative, Opportunities, Capacity Building

Bio: I am the Executive Director of the County’s Employment and Economic Development Department. I have worked in this department since it’s inception in 1983. I am staff and the administrative entity for the Workforce Investment Board, the Economic Development Association of San Joaquin County and San Joaquin County’s Revolving Loan Fund Board. My department was the administrative entity who operated the County-wide Enterprise Zone program. I have been an Employment and Training Professional for thirty-six (36) years and worked under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), The Job training Partnership Act (JTPA), Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and now the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA). Our department has been the recipient of nine(9) National Awards including the Presidential Award for Exemplary Program development. We are a part Recipient of the National Alliance of Business Distinguished Service Award.

Workforce Area Key Sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Logistics/Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Infrastructure
  • Water Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Partnerships with TANF
  • Partnerships with K-12
  • Partnerships with Adult Education
  • Partnerships with Community Colleges
  • Partnerships with Universities
  • Out of School Youth Outreach
  • Supervised Population Workforce Programs
  • Apprenticeship Development
  • Earn and Learn/OJT Development
  • Industry Engagement
  • Regional Organizing

CWA Events

May 10


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

CWA Business

Thu 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
May 17

Capacity Building Committee Call

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
May 18

Opportunities Committee Call

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 25

Executive Committee Call

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm