Commissioner Richardson Selected as Chief Elected Official of Piedmont Triad Regional Job Training Consortium
Posted on Friday March 01, 2019
Rockingham County Commissioner Mark Richardson is presiding executive officer of Job Training Consotium consisting of 7-counties!
The Job Training Consortium voted and approved Rockingham County Commissioner Mark Richardson as the Chief Elected Official of the Piedmont Triad Regional Job Training Consortium.

The Job Training Consortium is a seven-county group comprised of local elected officials from Caswell, Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties, along with a representative from the City of Winston-Salem.  These individuals are selected by each member county and are responsible for certain Workforce Development programs in the area through a written agreement with the Governor.  The Governor is represented by the State of North Carolina Department of Commerce – Division of Workforce Solutions. Additionally, this group selects the administrative/fiscal agent for Workforce Development Funds.  

The Chief Elected Official of the Local Area is selected by the Consortium Board and shall serve as the presiding executive officer.  The official shall be authorized to exercise all functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Local Area “Chief Elected Official” which are required under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. 


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