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Lucas County Workforce Development Board

About the Board

The Lucas County Workforce Development Board Mission Statement:

We will deliver innovative workforce solutions to businesses and job seekers to accelerate regional economic growth and individual prosperity.

The Lucas County Workforce Development Board Vision Statement:

Our region will have economic prosperity through a diverse, trained, career-ready workforce that addresses the current and future needs of individuals and businesses.

Board Structure

The Lucas County Workforce Development Board oversees workforce programs in the county in compliance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act passed by the United States Congress in 2014.   Comprised of members representing business, workforce organizations (including labor), education and training, government and economic development, and other community members, the board provides direction and guidance for programs benefiting individuals and businesses.

Please follow this link to access past agendas and minutes.  Workforce Development Board policies can be found online.

  Name Organization Designation Term Expiration

Jacqueline Barnes

Renhill Staffing Business October 2020
David Conover Northwest State Community College Higher Education October 2021

Lee Dahar


IKORCC Regional Council of Carpenters Business October 2021
Tom Dimitrew Toledo Public Schools Workforce October 2021
Clint Dockery Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 Workforce October 2021

Charlotte Dymarkowski


Foundation Steel Business October 2020
Scott Hayes Toledo Refining Company Business

October 2021

Kristy Hill Dana Inc. Business

October 2021

Jack Hollister The Employers Association Workforce October 2021
Jeremy Knisely Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Government and Economic Development

October 2021

Nicole Langenderfer ProMedica Business October 2020

Joe Luzar

Immediate Past Chair

JLL Consulting Business October 2021
Karyn McConnell Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio Workforce October 2020
Loren McDonald First Energy Business October 2021
Michelle McDougall Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Government and Economic Development October 2020
Valerie Moffitt Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Government and Economic Development October 2020
Pamala Mohler AGC of Northwest Ohio Business October 2021
Teresa Moore LIUNA - Local 500 Workforce October 2020
Debra Morris Penta Career Center Aspire October 2020
Angela Nowak Mercy Health Business October 2020
Scott Potter Black and White Transportation Business October 2020
Denise Smith Owens Community College Aspire October 2021
Steven Stockdale Buckeye Broadband Business October 2021
Jonathon Tsdgaye Detroit Manufacturing Systems Business October 2021

Kristy Valleroy

Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center Business October 2021
Tammy Van Riper United Auto Workers Workforce October 2020

Tonia Saunders

Executive Director

Lucas County Department of Planning and Development