State Workforce Board

The State Workforce Board was established by the Maine Legislature to ensure that the State's workforce development system helps Maine people and businesses compete successfully in the global economy. It does this through establishing maximizing utilization and effectiveness, reducing framentation, developing strategic partnerships, coordinating with economic devleopment, education and human resources.

    Upcoming Meetings

    Most Recent Meeting

    For information past meetings and minutes, visit the Meeting Archive


    • Governor Janet T. Mills
    • Anania, Peter; Anania & Associates
    • Ballesteros, LuAnn; The Jackson Laboratory
    • Clarrage, Mel; American Council of the Blind of Maine
    • Claxton, Ned; State Senator
    • Cooley, Tracey; Job Corps
    • Cushing, Andre; Penobscot County Commissioner, Representing Local Workforce Development Boards
    • Davis, Thomas; Are You Ready To Party?
    • Duguay, David; Oxford County Commissioner, Representing Local Workforce Development Boards
    • Fortier, John; State Farm Insurance
    • Fortman, Laura; Commissioner, Department of Labor
    • Good, Scott; Crescendo Consulting Group

    • Langevin, Guy; Dead River Company
    • Leavitt, John; Carpenters Local 1996
    • Mason, Jon; Bath Iron Works
    • McKenna, Jennifer; Plumbers/Pipefitters
    • McKersie, Edward; Pro Search
    • Nichols, Andrew ; Elmet Technologies, LLC
    • Pelsma, Nate; JMG
    • Pringle, Ashley; Maine & Company
    • Senese, Gail; State Adult Education Director
    • Sylvester, Michael; State Representative
    • Watson, Robert; Jotul North America
    • Young, Terry; Puritan Medical Products
    • Zajac, Laura; Zajac, LLC
    • Vacant; Representing Labor Organization

    Advisory Members

    • Langhauser, Dereck; President, Community College System
    • Page, James; Chancelor, University System