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.
All NWDB Young Workers Advisory Committee meeting notes can be found on our Meeting Minutes Page.
Erin Benson – Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC)
Kelly Cotiaux – Senator Susan Collin’s Office
Stacey Cyr – Madawaska Adult Education
Robin Doody – Northern Light Health
Joe Fagnant – Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education
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
Gary Sanfacon – Maine Dept. of Corrections
Stan Sluzenski – St. Croix Regional Technical Center
Nichole Sawyer – Washington County Community College
Lisa Shaw – Maine State Library
Carrie Brooker – MDOL Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Sofia Crouse – Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP)
Denise Deschaine – Juvenile Community Corrections Officer
Roger Felix – Loring Job Corps
LeRae Kinney – SAD 1 Adult & Community Education
Danny MacDonald – Eastern Aroostook Adult & Community Education
Angela Oechslie – Educate Maine
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