Workforce Development Board

The Richmond Workforce Development Board (formally known as the Richmond Workforce Investment Board) provides policy direction and governance to create and support an efficient, effective customer-centered workforce development system.

Member Terms & Meeting Information


  • Resolution No. 107-15 and Resolution No. 32-00
  • Four-year terms (effective 11/3/2015), no term limit.
  • Maximum 39 members composed as follows: (20) local business representatives; (10) representatives of each of the"One-Stop" partners; and (9) representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations (including disabled veterans), and economic development agencies. Minimum 19 members (effective 11/3/2015). 
  • Meetings are held at 11:30 a.m., second Thursday of every other month (commencing with February), at RichmondWORKS, 330 - 25th Street, 2nd Floor Training Room.
  • 17 Vacancies (as of 11/30/2021) - Application

Board Liaisons

City Council Liaison: Nathaniel Bates
Staff Liaison: Maria Torres, Employment and Training Division (510) 307-8062

 Name

Appointed

Term Expiration
Xavier Abrams 06/16/2015
01/16/201
10/19/2021
N/A
09/22/2021
09/22/2025

Steve Bell  05/06/2014
11/15/2016
03/17/2020
 N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Chuck Carpenter

03/17/2020 03/01/2024
Jeffrey Carr *01/15/2019
03/17/2020
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

La'Tanya Dandie  02/02/2021

03/01/2025
Evan Decker 04/21/2020
 
03/01/2024
Carole Dorham-Kelly  11/23/2021   09/22/2025

Geovanni Flores

03/17/2020 03/01/2024
Hakim Johnson

03/17/2020  03/01/2024
Richard Johnson 03/01/2016
06/16/2020
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Chuck Leonard 06/15/2021 03/01/2025
 
Jason Lindsey 06/15/2021 03/01/2025
 
Ruben Lizardo 02/20/2018

03/01/2022
Karen Norwood 11/17/2020 03/01/2024
 
Michael Parker  04/03/2012
03/15/2016
04/21/2020
 N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Miquel "Mick" Penn

03/17/2020  03/01/2024
Della Randolph
 
05/07/2019  03/01/2023
Joe R. Serrano 06/09/2012
03/15/2016
04/21/2020
N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

VACANT 09/13/2016
07/21/2020
03/01/2020
03/01/2024 (unexpired term;
resigned by John C. Short III)

VACANT 11/15/2016
04/21/2020
03/01/2020
03/01/2024 (unexpired term;
resigned by Dan Torres)

John Troughton 
05/16/2006
03/15/2016
09/08/2020
N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Len Turner 09/13/2011
03/15/2016
09/08/2020
 N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Uche Justin Uwahemu 09/10/2013
03/15/2016
06/16/2020
N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024

Sarah Wally 07/18/2017
03/17/2020
 
 03/01/2020
03/01/2024
VACANT 03/19/2002
04/05/2016
06/16/2020
N/A
03/01/2020
03/01/2024 (unexpired term;
resigned by Cassandra Youngblood)

*Appointed replacement or filling an unexpired term