The Turning Point Workforce Development Board (WDB) is composed of leaders from the private and public sectors. This organization has the authority to determine how NC Works Career Centers, Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) and federal/state Employment and Training funds are used in the Region. The board reviews, monitors and evaluates all programs and services and awards contracts. Staff to the Board monitors the progress of programs, coordinates planning and provides technical assistance to providers and supports the WDB.
Committees of the Board are: Executive, Finance and Personnel, WIOA, and NexGen Youth Standing Committee. These groups meet separately to discuss any issues, review documents or bring forward ideas to the full Board that may pertain to their specific areas.
Turning Point WDB Members by County
LaShawnda Washington Jerry Harper
Cathy Scott Charles McElheney Kelly Barber Clarence Pender
Clinton Williams, Vice Chairman Catherine Moody
Cindy Harrell, Chairwoman Jimmie Lucas Rob Holsten Andrea Tucker
Beth Rose Diane Thomas Eddie Coats Marc Whitaker Mark Froh
Meeting Months include: February, April, June, August, October and December.
*These are full board meetings. The Executive Committee meets on opposite months, 2nd Tuesdays at 10am.