Sherry Alderman

Sonoma County

Basic Contact Information

Address: 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 100, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Website: sonomawib.org

CWA Committees: Legislative, Opportunities (Jessica Taylor)

Bio: Sherry Alderman is the Director for the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) as well as the Director of the Employment & Training Division with the Sonoma County Human Services Department. Sherry’s key responsibilities include management of the SonomaWORKS eligibility and welfare-to-work programs, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs, and budget for CalWORKs, WIOA and special grants (approximately $30M annually). In addition, Sherry directs the staff support for Sonoma County’s Workforce Investment Board and has oversight for 120 staff in the Employment & Training Division.

Workforce Area Key Sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Specialty Goods
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Sustainability

Areas of Expertise

  • Partnerships with TANF
  • Partnerships with SNAP E&T
  • Partnerships with K-12
  • Partnerships with Community Colleges
  • Earn and Learn/OJT Development

CWA Events

May 10

WORKCON 2017

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