Board Committees

Executive Committee

Background

The Executive Committee is constituted of (3) officers of the Board, two (2) at-large Board Members and four (4) standing committee Chairs shall constitute the Executive Committee. No less than four (4) members of the Executive Committee shall be representatives of the private sector. The Executive Committee shall be empowered to act, as necessary, on behalf of the full membership of the Board. At the next meeting of the full Board, the membership shall be advised of any action taken by the Executive Committee pursuant to this authority. This committee reviews issues that arise between scheduled Full Board meetings and on which action needs to be taken prior to the next Board meeting.

Meetings

Scheduled the third Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noticed.

Executive
Ethan Fieldman – StudyEdge Chair
Dawn Strickland – Home Sweet Bone Vice Chair/Finance Chair
Patricia Evans – Capital City Bank Immediate Past Chair
Linda Tatum – Tatum Brothers Lumber Bradford County Member At Large
Frank McGeown – Star Import Services Alachua County Member At Large
Don Davis – Capital City Bank, Retired Chair, Strategy
Cindy Regen – Exactech Chair, Youth
Jim Painter – Painter Masonry Chair, Legislative

Youth Committee

Background

Oversees how to best train our workforce for the new job market, new curriculum needs, new programs, how to best partner and support our educators, how to contribute to innovation in workforce training, what needs to be referred to Legislative and other committees for problem solving and future initiatives. The Committee then recommends to the Full Board or Executive Committee policies related to these issues.

Meetings

Scheduled quarterly on the first Wednesday of the month at 3:00 at the Career Center, 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville unless otherwise noticed.

Youth
Cindy Regen – Exactech – Chair Board Member
Shawn Graves – Gainesville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Board Member
Dr. Gunnar Paulson – School Board Of Alachua County Board Member
Delphine Jackson – Job Corps Board Member
John Hartnett – Endoscopy Replacement Parts Board Member
Cheryl Twombly – Department of Children and Families Board Member

Strategy Committee

Background

Advises the CareerSource NCFL Board of Directors on how to best align specific policies, programs, and activities to deliver on its four-year Workforce Services Plan and the board’s annual strategic priorities. Each Spring, the committee will present recommended strategies to the full board of directors to guide the activities for the next program year.

Meetings

Scheduled quarterly on the second Tuesday of the month at 3:00 at the Career Center, 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville unless otherwise noticed.

Strategy
Don Davis – Capital City Bank – Chair Board Member
Lee Pinkoson – Alachua County Board of Commissioners Board Member
Ross Chandler – Bradford County Board of Commissioners Board Member
Edythe Robinson – RBH Wholesale Seasonings Board Member
Shawn Graves – Gainesville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Board Member
Vickie Van Buren – American Legion Board Member
John Sun – University of Florida Board Member
Dr. Isabell Springer – LovEd Board Member
Dug Jones – GAIN Board Member

Finance Committee

Background

Oversees the finances and budgets of CareerSource NCFL. The Finance Committee reviews all requests for program funding and Board expenditures and recommends to the Full Board or Executive Committee whether or not to approve.

Meetings

Scheduled the third Tuesday of every other month at 3:00 unless otherwise noticed.

Finance
Dawn Strickland – Home Sweet Bone – Chair Board Member
Cindy Regen – Exactech Board Member
Linda Tatum – Tatum Brothers Lumber Board Member
Frank McGeown – Star Import Services Board Member
Patricia Evans – Capital City Bank Board Member
Adrian Hayes-Santos – AHS Ventures Board Member

Legislative Committee

Background

Pushes the Board’s agenda up to Tallahassee and Washington with white papers, requests and feedback from the local level and proactively communicates to the Board issues that will affect CareerSource NCFL from the legislature and regulatory agencies. The Committee recommends to the Full Board or Executive Committee actions to assist in this goal.

Meetings

Scheduled twice a year or as needed at CareerSource NCFL, 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601.

Legislative
Jim Painter – Painter Masonry – Chair Board Member
Liam McClay on behalf of Dr. Jackson Sasser – Santa Fe College Board Member
Kali Blount – Alachua County Housing Authority Board Member
Anna Astengo – UF Shands Board Member