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Young Workers Advisory Committee

Young Workers Advisory Committee

Purpose of the Young Workers Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Young Workers Advisory Committee is to provide expertise in young worker policy and to assist the Local Board in:

•  Developing and recommending local young Mainer employment and training policy and practice.
  Broadening the young Mainer employment and training focus in the community to incorporate a young Mainer development perspective.
  Establishing linkages with other organizations serving young workers in the local area.
  Taking into account a range of issues that can have an impact on the success of young Mainers in the labor market.

Committee Members

Erin Benson – Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP)
Susan Cerini – Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC)
Kelly Cotiaux – Senator Susan Collin’s Office
Stacey Cyr – Madawaska Adult Education
Robin Doody – Northern Light Health
Kate Fagan – Eastern Maine Development Corporation
Mikal Federici – EMDC Young Mainer Workforce Academy Graduate
Avery Getchell – EMDC Young Mainer Workforce Academy Graduate
Scott Hatch – Penobscot Job Corps
Mindy Kane – Penquis CAP
Greg Leavitt – Bangor Adult Education
Liz Nitzel – MDOL Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Chris Rector – Senator Angus King’s Office
Nikki Sawyer – Washington County Community College
Lisa Shaw – Maine State Library
Karen Smith – Brewer Housing Authority

Carrie Brooker – Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Sofia Crouse – Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP)
Denise Deschaine – Juvenile Community Corrections Officer
Joe Fagnant – Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education
Roger Felix – Loring Job Corps
Carolyn Haskell – Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
LeRae Kinney – SAD 1 Adult & Community Education
Danny MacDonald – Eastern Aroostook Adult & Community Education
Jen Peters – Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC)
Gary Sanfacon – Maine Dept. of Corrections
Linda Schofield – Axiom Adult Education
Stan Sluzenski – St. Croix Regional Technical Center
Edie Smith – Senator Angus King’s Office
Ander Thebaud – RSU 24 Adult Education
Kate Walsh – Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Mark Yercheck – Eastern Maine Development Corporation


Youth Advisory Committee Membership Application

Please fill out all the required fields to become a member of the Northeastern Workforce Development Board's Youth Advisory Committee. The Program Assistant will contact you with more information.

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