The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB) has announced its slate of officers for 2020-2021. Officers are Chair-Barbara Sacha, Labor Relations Manager at ArcelorMittal-Burns Harbor, Vice Chair-Gary Olund, President & CEO at Northwest Indiana Community Action, Treasurer-Karen Kopka, Senior HR Manager at American Licorice Company, and Secretary-Jim Clarida, President & Business Representative at IBEW Local 531.
Comprised of business, education, labor, economic development, and community leaders, the NWIWB members represent the counties of Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke. They facilitate connections to key resources in the workforce and education arena, while convening and working to determine current and future skill needs along with their economic development, education, and employer partners. In addition, they are responsible for carrying out the strategic vision of workforce development and governance of the region’s WorkOne system.
Questions regarding the NWIWB or for further information, visit www.gotoworkonenw.com/nwi-workforce-board/ or call 219-462-2940.