WIB Committees

The action-oriented committee structure has enabled the New York City Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to become more vibrant and effective in empowering the members to take on greater leadership roles in the City's workforce system.  Permanent WIB committees include:

Executive Committee
Chair, Kathleen Kearns
The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the WIB on all policy, performance management, fiscal and administrative issues related to the local workforce system.

Employer Engagement Committee
Chair, Les Bluestone
The Employer Engagement Committee acts on behalf of the WIB and with our respective City agency partners to identify and increase businesses utilizing the workforce development system.

Policy Committee
Chair, Horace Barker
The Policy Committee sets training policies for the City's workforce system and oversees the activities of non-permanent workgroups.

Youth Council
Chair, Scott Berger
The Youth Council oversees the performance of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funded programs for in-school and out-of-school youth. It is responsible for developing strategies to address the critical workforce challenges facing the City's youth population.

Download the fact sheet about WIB committees (in PDF)