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    July 14, 2022
    Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board seeking Board Members

    The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board (NWWIB) is seeking applications to fill vacancies on their Board of Directors. Board members must be either owners, chief executive officers, chief operating officers, or other individuals in leadership or hiring authority.

    The NWWIB is a public/private partnership between government and business that plans, administers, and coordinates employment and training programs for adults and youth in the 10 Northwest Wisconsin counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn. As a workforce development board, NWWIB strives to create a training and employment system that involves education, economic development, prospective training operators, area employers, employees, workers, and job seekers.

    The role of the NWWIB is that of a coordinating, planning, and collaborating entity resulting in a workforce system that is flexible, seamless, and responsive to the dual needs of job seekers and employers. The NWWIB is committed to seeking out best practices and developing strategic initiatives that will lead to economic self-sufficiency for residents of our region. The NWWIB actively works to support local businesses by collaborating with them to create a talent pipeline for a knowledge-based economy.

    Information about the Board of Directors and how to apply can be found here: https://www.nwwib.com/board. Questions about applying to become a board member of the NWWIB, can be directed to Mari Kay-Nabozny, CEO of the NWWIB, at mari@nwwib.com or 715-685-1427.

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    The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board is one of over 500 Workforce Boards in the U.S. and is responsible for the oversight of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and other training and employment initiatives in northwest Wisconsin, including the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Price, Iron, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn. The NWWIB Board of Directors is comprised of business leaders, workforce development partners, and tribal representatives who are committed to creating a workforce system that meets the needs of the employers and workers in the region. For more information about this board, please visit www.nwwib.com.
    Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you have a disability and need assistance with this information, please call us through Wisconsin Relay Service (7-1-1) or at 800-947-3529. To request information in an alternate format, including language assistance or translation of the information, please contact us at (715)-685-1425.
    Melissa Rabska, Director of Operations & Communications
    mrabska@nwwib.com, 715-685-1425

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