Boards, Commissions and Committees

Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board

Committee Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board
Enabling Legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (H.R. 803; Pub. L. 113-128); BOS Minute Orders: January 26, 2016, February 2, 2016
Membership 21 Members
Term Specifications Two years
Compensation None
Duties Mission Statement: The Fresno Regional Workforce Development system, a Joint Powers Authority between the City and County of Fresno, in partnership with both the public and private sectors, exists primarily to assist local businesses in meeting their human capital needs. In this, we both (1) screen and train prospective new employees and (2) assist in upskilling existing employees. By offering such quality referral and training services, directly linked to local industry needs, we are of greatest benefit to our unemployed and underemployed clients.
Qualifications • 1 member of the Board of Supervisors; • 7 representatives from the private sector; • 6 representatives of the Labor & Apprenticeship sector (nominated by Fresno Madera Central Labor Council); • 3 representatives from the Governmental, Economic, and Community Development sector • 2 representatives from the Education & Training sector • 1 representative from County’s Department of Social Services • 1 additional representative from the private sector – joint appointment of the City of Fresno and Board of Supervisors; • Business representatives must hold a majority. • All members shall either live or work within Fresno County.
Meeting Schedule Quarterly
AB 1234 Ethics Training Pursuant to Government Code Section 53235, if any local agency provides any type of compensation, salary, or stipend to a member of a legislative body or provides reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred by a member of a legislative body in the performance of official duties, then all agency officials shall receive training in ethics.
Oath of Office Not Required
Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) Required
Contact Marle Workmon (559) 490-7106
2125 Kern Street #208 Fresno, CA 93721


Position Members Appointed Date Term Expires Districts
BOS Member Quintero, Sal 1/8/2019 1/6/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) Private Sector Zabrycki, Lydia 12/11/2018 11/1/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Rivinius, Elizabeth K. 4/23/2019 11/1/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Barnes, Lenora Lacy 4/9/2019 11/1/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Canales, Tony 12/4/2018 11/1/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Mercer, David A. 11/14/2017 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Riojas, Chuck 1/23/2018 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) Labor Vacant 11/29/2016 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) Education Van Horn, Stuart 12/5/2017 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) Education Bumatay, Raine 2/12/2019 11/1/2020 At Large
Joint (City/County) ED/Govt Eager, Lee Ann 3/20/2018 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) ED/Govt Tarver, Shelly 6/6/2017 11/1/2022 At Large
Joint (City/County) ED/Govt Chambers, Brian 4/23/2019 11/1/2019 At Large
Joint (City/County) DSS Neira, Delfino 12/11/2018 11/1/2020 At Large
Private Sector Vacant 5/24/2016 11/1/2017 District 1
Private Sector Sotiropulos, Vasili (Term Expired) 1/23/2018 11/1/2018 District 2
Private Sector Olivares, Joe 3/26/2019 11/1/2020 District 3
Private Sector Silveira, Michael J. 2/26/2019 11/1/2020 District 4
Private Sector Hensley, Jeffrey 11/6/2018 11/1/2020 District 5
Private Sector Montalbano, Dennis 4/3/2018 11/1/2019 At Large
Private Sector Hicks, Ron 11/14/2017 11/1/2019 At Large