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Triangle South WBD accepting nominations for directors

06.28.2010College & Community

SANFORDrn— The Triangle South Workforce Development Board (WDB) is acceptingrnnominations for service on the 2011-2013 board of directors. WDB directors servernfor two-year terms and may be re-appointed to serve three additional two-yearrnterms. 

ThernWorkforce Development Board is looking for members with a passion to plan,rndevelop and implement a comprehensive workforce investment system in the fourrncounties of Chatham, Harnett, Lee and Sampson. Its goal is to combine arearnemployment, training and supportive services and programs into a consumerrnbased, market-driven system that meets the needs of job seekers and employers.

Currentrnvacant positions are: Lee County — (1) Employment Service; Chatham County — (1)rnOrganized Labor and (1) Community Based-Organization; and Sampson County — (1)rnPrivate Sector and (1) Community Based Organization.

Becomingrna volunteer member requires a time commitment with conference calls andrnmeetings six times per year, but the investment of time is definitely worth thernexperience board members receive.

AnyrnWDB member in good standing or an official representative of an industryrnassociation may recommend candidates to the Nominating Committee in accordancernwith the Workforce Development Board Bylaws.

Allrnnominations should be submitted by completing and returning the Board ofrnDirectors Nomination form to the Economic Development Board Office listed.rnNominations must be received no later than 5 p.m. July 31 to be considered. Torndownload a nominating form, visit the Triangle South Workforce DevelopmentrnBoard website at If you do not havernaccess to the Internet, please call the WDB office at (919) 777-7795 to requestrna Board Nomination Form.

Aboutrnthe Workforce Investment Board

Thernmission of the Chatham, Lee, Harnett, Sampson Workforce Development Board (WDB)rnis to develop and utilize effective leadership and partnerships among business,rnlabor, government, social services, local education agencies and otherrncommunities of interest to create and support one efficient, customer-centeredrnand market-driven workforce development system. The mission is also to ensure arnsystem of high-quality customer service and information that supports thernfollowing concepts:

  • The ability of allrncitizens to obtain employment that provides a livable wage
  • The development of arnqualified, competent and globally competitive workforce in the quad-county area
  • The efficientrnallocation of scarce and idle resources
  • A sustained economicrngrowth and development over time in Chatham, Lee, Harnett, and Sampsonrncounties.