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The Minneapolis Workforce Council

The next Minneapolis Workforce Council meeting will be held on:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)
1501 Hennepin Avenue South
Room L-3400
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Boards & Commissions

Minneapolis Workforce Council meeting presentation – Minneapolis Labor Market Update

The Minneapolis Workforce Council provides strategic guidance for the broad partnerships that make up the local workforce development system – a “one-stop” service delivery system for area jobseekers and employers. The collective goal is to build a workforce with the skills employers seek, in order to help strengthen and maintain the area’s economy. Employers benefit by hiring workers with the skills they need for business success; workers benefit by achieving and maintaining economic self-sufficiency for themselves and their families. A primary responsibility of the Workforce Council is guidance and oversight of employment and training programs administered by the City of Minneapolis.

Carolyn Roby - Chair
Senior Vice President, Community Affairs
Wells Fargo Community Relations Group

Laura D. Beeth
System Director
Talent Acquisition System
Human Resources
Fairview Health Service

Ken Lundquist
Vocational Rehabilitation Area Manager
Department of Employment and
Economic Development
(DEED) Rehabilitation Services (RS)

Anahita Cameron          
Director, Human Resources

Anthony Goze
Owner/Chief Manager
MAG Mechanical

Carlye Peterson
Adult Basic Education
Minneapolis Public Schools

Steve Gilbertson           
Business Owner,
Electramatic, Inc.

Jim Roth 
Executive Director
Metropolitan Consortium of
Community Developers

Christopher Ferguson
Business Owner,  
Bywater Business Solutions and
The Bywater Companies DBA Dairy Queen

Dr. Tata Watson
Watson Chiropractic

Darla A. Figoli
Vice President
Human Resources
Xcel Energy

Terrell Towers
Field Operations Area Manager,
MN Department of Employment and Economic Development

Tyler Olson
SMCpros (Social
Media Consulting, LLC)

Todd Klingel
President & CEO
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

John Mbali
Program Manager
Hennepin County Work Supports, Human Services

Elizabeth Campbell
Inclusion Coordinator
Ryan Companies US Inc

Douglas Flateau
Executive Director
Working Partnerships

Daniel McConnell
Business Manager
Minneapolis Building
and Construction Trades Council

Wendie Palazzo
Career & Technical Education                Minneapolis Public Schools


Last updated Sep 8, 2014