Workforce Committee

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Carol Del Carlo, Chair
Patrick R. Carter, Vice Chair
Byron Brooks
Donald Sylvantee McMichael Sr.
John T. Moran
Laura E. Perkins

Charges: The Workforce Committee shall:

  • Advise the Board on workforce training programs offered by the community colleges in areas including but not limited to hospitality, tourism, culinary arts, healthcare, information technology and coding, and applied technologies (construction, manufacturing, transportation, automotive, air conditioning, etc.);
  • Consider and recommend Board policies that support workforce development and training programs of the community colleges;
  • Make recommendations to align the degree and workforce credentialing programs offered by the community colleges, including but not limited to non-credit and accelerated programs, with the economic development goals identified by the Office of Economic Development pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 396.531;
  • Review and make recommendations regarding the strategic initiatives of the community colleges developed to support workforce strategic goals adopted by the Board of Regents; and
  • Review and make recommendations for programs that promote student access and success at community colleges, including but not limited to the Silver State Opportunity Grant and the Nevada Promise Scholarship program, and how such programs can support workforce training initiatives.