Board Committees

Executive Committee

Background

The Executive Committee is constituted of the Chair, Vice Chair, Immediate Past Chair, Secretary, two (2) at-large Members and the standing committee Chairs. 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
Jeffery Tate – CTD Holdings Chair
Adrian Hayes-Santos – AHS Ventures Vice Chair
Dawn Strickland – Home Sweet Bone Immediate Past Chair
Vicki Van Buren – American Legion Secretary
Patricia Evans – Capital City Bank Bradford/Union Bradford County Member At-Large
Don Davis – Fletcher Properties Strategic Policy Chair
Cindy Regen – Exactech Operations & Career Centers Chair
Ethan Fieldman – Study Edge Alachua Member At-Large
Jim Painter – FCMEC Legislative Chair

Finance Committee

Background

The Finance Committee oversees the finances, and budgets, and financial monitoring 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
Adrian Hayes-Santos – AHS Ventures Chair
Linda Tatum – Tatum Brothers Lumber Board Member
Frank McGeown – Star Import Services Board Member
Lynn Nobles – North Florida Technical College Board Member
Duncan Kabinu – Gainesville Dev Acadamy Board Member
Dug Jones – CIED Board Member
Ethan Fieldman – StudyEdge Board Member

Strategy Committee

Background

The Strategy Committee advises the CareerSource NCFL Board of Directors on how to best align specific policies, programs and activities to deliver on its long-term Strategic Plan, four-year workforce services plan (effective July 2017 through July 2020), and the board’s annual strategic priorities. Each spring, this committee will present recommended strategies to the full board of directors to guide the activities for the next program year as a set of annual priorities. Additionally, the Committee will review community initiatives and priorities and help determine the organization’s investment in those areas as referred by the Board of Directors or the community at-large. The Committee will regularly review the Board’s Strategic Plan and progress reports against the strategic plan.

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 – Fletcher Properties Chair
John Alexander – Reichert House Board Member
Vickie Van Buren – American Legion Board Member
Edythe Robinson – RBH Wholesale Seasonings Board Member
Ross Chandler – Bradford County Board of Commissioners Board Member
Kali Blount – Alachua County Housing Authority Board Member
Jeremiah Tattersall – Florida AFL-CIO Board Member
Jon DeCarmine – GRACE Marketplace Board Member

Operations and Career Centers Committee

Background

The Operations & Career Centers committee oversees the quality and performance of CareerSource NCFL in its goal to deliver on the Board’s long-term Strategic Plan, four-year workforce services plan (effective July 2017 through July 2020), and annual priorities. The Committee will ensure the Board’s resources are adequately delivering on measures that impact the Board’s long-term strategic plan. The Committee reviews items such as System Performance Reports, Service Provider Performance Reports, System or Service Provider Performance Improvement Plans and Corrective Action Plans, Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) and applications to the ETPL, and applicable Board Policies & Procedures which impact businesses and participants.

Operations and Career Centers
Cindy Regen – Exactech Chair
Dr. Jackson Sasser (John McNeely – Proxy) – Santa Fe College Board Member
Cheryl Twombly – Department of Children and Families Board Member
Kali Blount – Alachua County Housing Authority Board Member
Shawn Graves – Gainesville Electrical JATC Board Member
Jonathan Leslie – Project YouthBuild Board Member
Gail Redmond – Environmental Consulting Technology Board Member
Angie White – Vocational Rehabilitation Board Member
James Ingle – IBEW Board Member

Legislative Committee

Background

The Legislative Committee is a committee that educates and informs the Board on local, state and federal elected offices, agencies, and regulators. The Committee monitors policy issues that may affect employers and jobseekers and communicates these issues to the board of directors. It meets regular before and during the legislative season. Each year, the Committee will review and publish legislative priorities. Additionally, the Committee will convene as requested to consider policy positions. The Committee meets regularly before and during the legislative season.

Meetings

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

Legislative
Jim Painter – FCMEC Chair
Anna Astengo – UF Health Board Member
Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson – Alachua BOCC Board Member
Dr. Jackson Sasser (Liam McClay / John McNeely – Proxy) – Santa Fe College Board Member
Kinnon Thomas – The Thomas Sound Group Board Member
Patricia Evans – Capital City Bank Board Member