Governor John Kasich and members of his Executive Workforce Board met at the Riffe Center in Columbus, Ohio to discuss the current state of Ohio's workforce. They discussed forecasting, delivery and services, and measurements.
Members of the Board work closely with the Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation, created by Gov. Kasich in February 2012, to rationalize Ohio's entire workforce system and provide recommendations on how best to streamline workforce programs.
Additional speakers include: Ohio Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst, Director of Veterans Services, Col. Tom Moe Mark Patton, JobsOhio Dawn Larzelere, Governor's Office Nithya Govindasamy, Ohio Board of Regents, on-loan to the Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation John Weber, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, on-loan to the Governor's office of Workforce Transformation Wayne Struble, Governor's Office
Members of the Governor's Executive Workforce Board include: Chairman R. Blane Walter, Vice President of inVentiv Health State Representative John E. Barnes, Jr. State Senator Bill Beagle Ralf Bronnenmeier, Chief Executive Officer, Grob Systems, Inc. Roy A. Church, President, Lorain County Community College Michael Colbert, Director, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Stark County Commissioner Janet Creighton State Representative Tim Derickson Dennis Franks, Superintendent, Pickaway Ross Career and Technology Center State Senator Lou Gentile Beavercreek Mayor Vicki Giambrone Mitchell P. Grindley, Vice President, Plaskolite, Inc. Amanda Hoyt, Director of Public Affairs, Finance Fund Julie S. Janson, State President, Duke Energy David L. Joyce, President/CEO, General Electric Aviation John Komor, Plant Manager, General Mills Dennis A. Nash, Chairman/CEO, Kenan Advantage Group Phillip L. Parker, President/CEO, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Albert B. Ratner, Co-Chairman Emeritus, Forest City Enterprises, Inc. Doug Reffitt, Director, Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Patrick Sink, Business Manager, International Union of Operating Engineers Richard Stoff, President/CEO, Ohio Business Roundtable Gary S. Weinstein, Chief Operation Officer, Providence Equity Partners David Whitehead, Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer (Retired), FirstEnergy Thomas F. Zenty III, Chief Executive Officer, University Hospitals