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Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation is the fiscal and administrative agent of the Mayor’s Workforce Development Board (MWDB), a body appointed by the Mayor. The MWDB is accountable to the Mayor’s office for the successful delivery of workforce programs across the city of Detroit.

 

Mayor’s Workforce Development Board – 2017 Meeting Dates and Times:

 

Monday, January 30th – 2:00pm (Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226)
Tuesday, March 7th – 3:00pm (Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226)
Monday, June 5th – 3:00pm (Location: DTE Energy Headquarters’ GO Auditorium, One Energy Plaza, Detroit 48226)
Monday, August 14th – 10:00am (Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226 )
Monday, November 27th – 10:00am (Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226 )

Please click here for the 2017 Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation Board Meeting Schedule.

Please click here for to 2017 Talent District Career Council Meeting Schedule.

For the dates and approved minutes of previous DESC Board and Committee meetings, and MWDB meetings, please click here.

 

Mayor’s Workforce Development Board (MWDB)

 

Co-Chair – Cynthia Pasky, Strategic Staffing Solutions

Co-Chair – David Meador, DTE Energy

Michael Aaron Laborers’ Local 1191
Dr. Colleen Allen Autism Allliance of Michigan
Tonya Allen Skillman Foundation
Rick Blocker Metro AFL-CIO
Joe Daugherty Unite Here Local 24
John Carter Chase Bank, N.A.
Matt Cullen Rock Ventures LLC
David Dauch American Axle Manufacturing
Dr. Herman Gray United Way for Southeastern Michigan
Mark Gaffney Teamsters Local Union 214
Bill Dirksen Ford Motor Company
John E. James, Jr. James Group International
Wright Lassiter, III Henry Ford Health System
Thomas Lewand, Jr. Shinola
Jean Meyer St. John Health System
Rod Miller Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Conrad Mallet Detroit Medical Center
Mark Reuss GM North America
Michelle Sourie Robinson Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
Andra Rush Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Jimmy Settles UAW
Calvin Sharp Penske Corporation (Retired)
Matt Simoncini Lear Corporation
Toney Stewart Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights Local 687
Brig. General Michael A. Stone Michigan Army National Guard and DMVA
La June Montgomery Tabron W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Alice Thompson Black Family Development
Bishop Edgar Vann Second Ebenezer Church
Frank Venegas Ideal Group
Carla Walker-Miller Walker-Miller Energy Services, LLC
Steven White Detroit Renewable Energy
Roy Wilson Wayne State University


Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) Board

 

Chair – Laura Hughes, Strategic Staffing Solutions

Michael Aaron Laborers’ Local 1191
Lena Barkley CVS Health
Chris Uhl Rock Ventures
Jeff Donofrio Mayor’s Workforce Development Board
Maria Woodruff-Wright Skillman Foundation
Don O’Connell Operating Engineers Local 324
Ric Preuss IBEW Local 58
Calvin Sharp Penske Corporation
Toney Stewart Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights Local 687
Alice Thompson Black Family Development