Council of Employers

To advance the Linked Learning field as it pertains to the student experience and job readiness, through work that supports and sustains capacity building for work-based learning, regional workforce networks, and resource development, and reflects the roles of executives, professional, and workforce personnel from diverse industries and geographies.

To more deeply engage the business community on a systemic basis to advance the scale, reach, quality and equity of work-based learning in support of students pursuing integrated college and career pathways such as Linked Learning.

Scheduled Meetings
October 24th, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

David Rattray, President/EVP | UNITE-LA/Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (Chair)
Kari Dohn Decker, Managing Director of Corporate Responsibility | JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Vice-Chair)
Rebecca Farley, Senior Director, Wonderful Education | The Wonderful Company
Gilbert Bareng, Architect | Mangini Associates
Bobby Ram, Managing Director | SunPower
Susan Wheeler, Workforce Pipeline Planning and Education Relations Strategist | SMUD
Anette Smith-Dohring, Workforce Development Manager | Sutter Health
Cathy Martin, Vice President, Workforce Policy | California Hospital Association
Sean Wright, CEO | Antioch Chamber of Commerce
Roger Huldi, General Manager | The W Hotel
Brenda Barry, Assistant Vice President, Academy Development | NAF
Stephen Monteros, Vice President Operations and Strategic Initiatives | SIGMAnet
Geneve Villacres, Manager Community Relations | Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Carolyn Kiesner, Manager Business Development | Opterra
Amanda Merz, Community Advocacy and Engagement Manager | SAFE Credit Union
Kristie Griffin, Director of Talent Acquisition | Dignity Health
Tamika Lang, Manager, Global Corporate Citizenship Western Region | The Boeing Company