This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

California Workforce Association Announces New Executive Director





SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Workforce Association (CWA) announced the appointment of Bob Lanter as its new executive director, at its annual Spring Conference in San Diego this week. CWA represents California Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) who are responsible for tackling broad-based workforce issues within their local communities through strategies that leverage funding and resources, and delivering solutions and services through a network of One-Stop Career Centers and other workforce partners; currently there are 49 WIBs and 209 One-Stop Career Centers that comprise California's workforce system.

"I'm honored to be working with the CWA membership to continue to build the capacity of the workforce development system in California. A primary focus will be to advance our stakeholder relationships especially with labor, education and economic development to collaborate and address skills gaps in California's high growth industries, while building a pipeline of workforce talent starting at K-12."

CWA is a nonprofit membership organization that develops public policy strategies and builds capacity of its members to address workforce issues across California—a mission that Lanter has embraced for many years. "It's interesting how things come full circle," said CWA Board Chair, Sandy Harmsen. "Bob actually served as a deputy director of CWA approximately ten years ago before accepting an executive director position at the Contra Costa WIB, and then later as a federal project officer for the U.S. Department of Labor in San Francisco."

Lanter wants to advance the work that has been accomplished by CWA to date to help the public better understand the ways in which WIBs can be tapped throughout California to collaborate with stakeholders in building and retaining great talent in the state. Lanter said, "The majority of WIB members are from the private sector, so if you take the approximately 350 business volunteers that contribute to local WIBs and couple that with our workforce stakeholders including educational institutions, economic development professionals, chambers and business associations, you really start to understand the power of collaboration that CWA brings in solving challenges with jobs and the economy."

Lanter takes the helm of CWA officially on April 15, 2013.  For more information about CWA, go to www.CalWorkforce.org, or contact CWA's Interim Director, John Baker at corefactors@gmail.com. To find a local Workforce Investment Board or One-Stop Career Center in your area, go to www.WorkforceInvestmentWorks.com/California.



1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,285.74 +0.34 0.00%
S&P 500 2,130.82 +4.97 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,090.7940 +19.0510 0.38%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs