(El Paso, Texas) On Wednesday, December 2nd at the Workforce Solutions Borderplex General Board and Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors elected the 2016 slate of officers for the board.
Leo A. Duran Sr., will serve his first year term as Board Chairperson
Doug Warnock, will serve his first term as Vice Chairperson
Mica Short, will serve her first term as Secretary for the board
Bertha A. Gallardo, will represent the past Board Chair
“As Board Chair, my goal will be to continue to build a strong, regional skilled workforce. Workforce Solutions Borderplex is ready to meet employer needs by strengthening our public and private sector strategic alliances,” said, Leo Duran Sr., Board Chair.
The Workforce Solutions Borderplex Board of Directors for 2016 includes:
ROBERT ALCALA, Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
DR. ARMANDO AGUIRRE, Education Service Center- Region 19
STEVE BLANCO, Blanco OrdonÌƒez & Wallace, P.C.
IRMA BOCANEGRA, AT&T
TRACY BRISTOL, Marcus, Fairall, Bristol + Co., L.L.P.
ANDREA CHEHEDEH, AVANCE
GERALD CICHON, Housing Authority of the City
DR. ROBERTO CORONADO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch
YVETTE DELGADO, Private Sector Representative
LEO A. DURAN, SR., L&J CafeÌ
FERNANDO ESCOBEDO, ADP
BERTHA A. GALLARDO, Las Palmas & Del Sol Regional Healthcare System
HENRY GALLARDO, Strategic Wealth Advisors
GARY R. HEDRICK, Project Arriba
PATRICIA LONG, Sul Ross State University
MICHELLE MARIE AUBE-BARTON, Texas Association for Literacy & Adult Education
ROSS MOORE, El Paso Central Labor Union
GRACE MUNOZ, First Light Federal Credit Union
LYDIA NESBITT-ARRONTE, The Borderplex Alliance
JOSEPH NEWKIRK, Texas Workforce Commission
DR. WILLIAM SERRATA, El Paso Community College
MICA E. SHORT, Texas Gas Service
ELSA STOERNER, Center Against Sexual & Family Violence
OSCAR E. VENEGAS, Council for Regional Economic Expansion and Education Development
HECTOR VIDAL, Walgreen Drug Store
DOUGLAS W. WARNOCK, The Boeing Company
DAVID C. WILSON, Twin Peaks Liquors, Inc.
About Workforce Solutions Borderplex
Workforce Solutions Borderplex is a non-profit organization aimed to help improve the quality of life in a six-county region. That region encompasses the counties of Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio. The organization consists of a 27-member Board of Directors responsible for strategic guidance and policy governance to achieve goals focusing on employment, education and economic development. Funding comes from the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Agriculture. For more information about the organization please visit our website at www.borderplexjobs.com