2019-2020

WINONA COUNTY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

MEMBERSHIP ROSTER

1250 Homer Road #200, Winona, MN  55987

Minimum membership under WIOA and Subsequent TEGL Notice dated 4/15/2015:

  1. Business Representatives (51% of TTL Membership)
    1. Private business policy influencing individuals, (Chair & Vice Chair selected from this group)
  2. Workforce Representatives (20% of TTL Membership)
    1. 2 or more representatives of organized labor (required)
    2. 1 or more representatives of a joint labor-management registered apprenticeship program* (required if exists)
    3. One or more representatives of community based organizations (CBOs)serving people with barriers or veterans
    4. One or more representatives of organizations working with WIOA eligible youth or out-of-school youth(OSY).
  3. Education and Training Representatives
    1. One or more representatives are providers of adult education or literacy activities
    2. One or more representatives of higher education organizations providing workforce training
  4. Government and Economic Development Entity Representatives
    1. One or more representatives from economic development
    2. One or more representatives from the Local State Employment Service Office under Wagner-Peyser
    3. One or more representatives providing vocational and rehabilitation services
  5. Optional Representatives
    1. Representatives from local agencies or entities administering transportation, housing, public assistance, and philanthropic organizations
  1. Business Representatives
    1. Craig Porter - Manufacturing          PlastiCert, Inc.   01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

300 N Wilson Street PO Box 670       Owner/President                            3rd Term                Chair
Lewiston, MN 55952   
(Work) 507-523-2300
(Cell) 507-313-8341                            Email: craigp@plasticert.com

    1. Jim J. Vrchota - Finance        Merchants Bank, N.A.  01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

102 East Third St                                Vice President Commercial Banker     1st Term Vice-Chair
Winona, MN 55987
(Work) (507) 457-9311                       Email: jjvrchota@merchantsbank.com

(Cell) 763-377-2658

    1. Don Peterson – Mfg, Dist, Retail    Mississippi Welders Supply Co. 01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

1460 Gilmore Valley Rd                     Owner                                            3rd Term        Ex-Officio
Winona, MN 55987  
(Work) 507-454-5231   
(Cell) 507-429-0476                           
Email: dop@mwsco.com

    1. Scott Meier – Retail and Distr.   Severson Oil / Sinclair  01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

1650 Service Drive                             Store & Sales Manager                   3rd Term
Winona, MN 55987
(Work) 507-452-3214
(Cell) 507-458-5032                            Email: smeier@hbci.com

 

    1. TBD - Fill vacated term due to resignation  01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

                                                                                                                      1st  Term

                       

                                                            Email:

 

 

 

    1. TBD - Fill vacated term  due to resignation     01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020    

                                                                                        1st Term

 

                         Email:

 

    1.  Jodi Barton – Healthcare   Saint Anne of Winona    01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

1347 West Broadway                          Administrator                                  1st Term
Winona, MN 55987
Work (507) 454-3621                          Email: Jodi.barton@bhshealth.org    

 

    1. Glen Groth – Agriculture    Winona Farm Bureau    01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

                                                           Farm Owner                                    3rd Term

Work  (507) 459-1956                         Email: glengroth@gmail.com

 

    1. Janelle Linville  - Manufacturing  J.R. Watkins Company  01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

150 Liberty Street                                HR Director                                     3rd Term
Winona, MN 55987
Work (507) 457-6064                          Email: janell.linville@watkins1868.com

 

    1.   TBD - Fill vacated term of retired Board Member                            01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

                                                                                                                          1st Term                         

 

  1. WORKFORCE REPRESENTATIVES

 

    1. Naomi Morris - County Gov’t          Org. Labor                                     01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

202 W. Third St.                                  Winona County Community Services   1st Term
Winona, MN 55987                             Financial Supervisor
(Work) 507-457-6261                         Union Member-Winona County Supervisor’s Union
                                                            Email:
NMorris@co.winona.mn.us

 

    1.                                                             Org. Labor  01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

                                                                                                                  2nd Term

                                                            Union Member

                                                           

Email:

 

    1. Heidi Smith      Non-Profit     CBO - Barriers to Employment   01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

1053 E Mark St                                   Winona ORC - Executive Director      2nd Term
Winona, MN 55987

(Work) 507-452-1855 ext. 115           Email: hssmith@winonaorc.org         

TBD - joint labor-management registered apprenticeship program (required once established)

Optional – Employment, education or training of WIOA eligible youth or out-of-school youth(OSY)

 

  1. EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    1. Margaret Schild    Education Adult Education and Literacy     01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020               Winona Area Public Schools         2nd Term     Secretary
                    317 Market Street 
                    Winona, MN 55987                             Community Education Director
                    (Work) 507-494-0900
                    (Home) 507-454-7042                        Email: margaret.schild@winona.k12.mn.us

 

    1. Larry Lundblad    Education   Higher Ed. Workforce Training   01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

1250 Homer Road                              MN State College Southeast            2nd Term
Winona, MN 55987                             Interim President
(Winona) 507-453-2721
(Redwing) 651-385-6313                    Email:

  1. GOVERNMENTAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT        
    1. Lucy McMartin   City Gov’t      City of Winona           01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

207 Lafayette                                      Director of Economic Development       1st Term
Winona, MN 55987                             Local Economic Development
(Work) 507-457-8250
(Cell) 507-450-6015                            Email: lmcmartin@ci.winona.mn.us

 

 

    1. Gerry Krage – (Wagner-Peyser)

1250 Homer Road, Suite 200             State of Minnesota        01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

Winona WorkForce Center                 Workforce Development Consultant
Winona, MN 55987                            Wagner Peyser Representative
(Work) 507-205-6057                        Email
: gerry.krage@state.mn.us

    1. Erin Main   - State Gov’t                   Vocational Rehab. Services       01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

2070 College View Rd E                     Rehabilitation Area Manager                 3rd Term
Rochester, MN 55904                        Representing Vocational Rehab
(Cell) 612-741-9521
(Work) 507-923-2853                         Email: erin.main@state.mn.us

 

  1. OPTIONAL REPRESENTATION
    1. vacant

 

REPORTING REPRESENTATIVE ATTENDEES

            (Non-voting)

  1. Josh Hessler                               DEED                                        01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

            2070 College View Road East,           Veterans Employment Representative (Southern MN)
            Rochester MN 55904                         Veteran Employment Services

            (Work) 507-923-2825                         Email:   

 

LEO REPRESENTATIVE – WINONA COUNTY BOARD

            (Non-voting)

            Commissioner Greg D. Olson         Winona County                             01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020

            216 Grand Street                                Board of Commissioners
            Winona, MN 55987
            (Work) 507-450-9819
            (Home) 507-474-6270                        Email: golson@hbci.com

WDB DIRECTOR

(Non-voting)

Laura Pettersen                    WDB Executive Director                  05/01/2019 – Present

Mobile (608) 354-2125           Email: winonawdb@gmail.com


* Or other registered apprenticeship program if there is no joint labor-management program in the local area. In areas with joint apprenticeship programs, the apprenticeship representative must be a member of a labor organization or a training director.

Updated: 05/15/2019

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