Purpose of the Youth Advisory Committee
The purpose of the Youth Advisory Committee is to provide expertise in youth policy and to assist the Local Board in:
- Developing and recommending local youth employment and training policy and practice.
- Broadening the youth employment and training focus in the community to incorporate a youth development perspective.
- Establishing linkages with other organizations serving youth in the local area.
- Taking into account a range of issues that can have an impact on the success of youth in the labor market.
Current Committee Members
Joanna Russell- Northeastern Workforce Development Board, Executive Director
Ashley Smith- Northeastern Workforce Development Board, Program Assistant
Jane Blackwood- Axiom Adult Education
Carrie Brooker- Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Ginny Carroll- MDOL
Susan Cerini- EMDC
Scott Hatch- Job Corps
Stacey Cyr- Madawaska Adult Education
Robin Doody- EMHS
Joe Fagnant- Houlton Higher Ed Center
Nikki Fletcher- Bangor Savings Bank, HR
Amie Howard- MDOL Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Michael Jordan- ACAP
LeRae Kinney- Sad 1 Adult & Community Education
Greg Leavitt- Bangor Adult Education
Danny MacDonald- Eastern Aroostook Adult & Community Education
Joanna Morrison- EMHS, HR
Jen Peters- Sunrise County Economic Council
Thelma Regan- PVAEC
Gary Sanfacon- Maine Department of Corrections
Lisa Shaw- Maine State Library
Edie Smith- Senator King
Karen Smith- Brewer Housing Authority
Ander Thebaud- RSU 24 Adult Education
Shaw Weeks- Eastern Maine Community College