Idaho Workforce Development Council

The Idaho Workforce Development Council was established to provide strategic direction and oversight of Idaho's workforce development system. The Council members represent business, workers, education, state and local government and community-based organizations.

The primary role of the Council is to advise Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and the State Board of Education on strategies designed to yield high-quality workforce investment services for Idaho's businesses, job seekers and students.

Workforce Development Council Meetings

Meeting Schedule

Archived Meetings

Committee Meetings

Executive Committee

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Archived Meetings

Youth Committee

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Archived Meetings

One-Stop Committee

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Apprenticeship Committee

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Workforce Development Training Fund Policy Committee

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Grant Review Committee

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Areas of Oversight

More About the Council

Since its inception in 1996, the Workforce Development Council has provided strategic leadership and oversight of Idaho’s workforce development system. The Council’s role in preparing a skilled and well-educated workforce directly shapes Idaho’s economic future.

The role of the Council is to advise the governor, the State Board of Education, legislators and other policymakers on the efficiency and effectiveness of the governmental services that contribute to workforce development, set broad policy for the workforce development system and make recommendations to the State Board of Education on workforce preparation issues related to all levels of public education.

Council chair: Trent Clark from Monsanto in Soda Springs
Council vice chair: B.J. Swanson, business owner

»  Workforce Development Council members

»  Workforce Development Council staff

»  Workforce Development Council handbook

»  Workforce Development Training Fund Committee Members


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