Workforce Development Board
The Pacific Gateway Workforce Development Board, represents the cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill.
The Board is responsible for oversight of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act resources, leveraging robust and responsive business solutions and One-Stop Career Center systems in Pacific Gateway's service area that deliver workforce and economic development services to diverse communities.
Focused on its role as a strong Industry Convener, Workforce Intermediary, and Training Broker, the Board works closely with key Regional partners around Southern California to ensure workforce development activities that are an essential part of regional economic development and job creation strategies.
The Board meets quarterly, and meetings are open to the public. In addition to the Workforce Development Board, Pacific Gateway also hosts a Youth Committee, which also meets on a quarterly basis.
for meeting dates, agendas, and meeting minutes.
If you have an interest in serving on the Workforce Development Board, please contact Utilia Guzman, either by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to: 3447 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807.
Pacific Gateway's Workforce Development Board Members are entrepreneurs, community leaders, educators, and stakeholders of the communities Pacific Gateway serves. They work together in the effort to make their community an economically robust environment.
Vivian Shimoyama (Chair) Breakthru Solutions
Rosi Pederson (Vice Chair) Molina Healthcare/Foundation
Glenn Agoncillo HMBD Insurance Service
Kim Armstrong Boeing
Bradford Barto Signal Hill Petroleum
Connie Chan Employment Development Department
Regina Cash CSULB College of Continuing and Professional Education
Xochitl Cobarruvias USW Local 675
Tommy Faavae IBEW Local 11
Ted Hiatt LBCC District
Vernard Johnson California State Department of Rehabilitation
Fredrick Johring Golden State Express, INC
Weston Labar PEAR Strategies
Byron Reed Wells Fargo
Larry Rice Seaside Printing Co., Inc.
Peter Santillan LIUNA Local 1309
Sandy King Miller Children's Hospital
Reginald Harrison City of Long Beach