PRLog - Feb. 22, 2012 - VENTURA, Calif. -- VENTURA, CALIF.--The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Ventura County announced the addition of Pam Eddinger, Ph.D. to the board. She was officially appointed to a two-year term by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors on February 14. Joan Baldarrama was reappointed to a two-year term.
Moorpark College President Pam Eddinger
Eddinger is president of Moorpark College. While on the WIB, she will help to create strategies to build collaboration between education and other workforce development efforts to strengthen economic vitality in Ventura County.
Baldarrama is vice president of administration at Lucix Corporation in Camarillo, a leading manufacturer of high tech military equipment. She is an active member of the WIB's marketing and business outreach committee. In 2009, Baldarrama was the recipient of the WIB Award for Lifelong Learning for her exceptional business commitment to workforce development in Ventura County.
"These board members are dedicated to seeing that our workforce has the skills that Ventura County employers need," says Alex Rivera, WIB chair. "Their successes are significant--
"WIB members are committed to collaborative action that will benefit the Ventura County community," says Cheryl Moore, WIB executive director. "More and more, we're seeing the education sector working closely with companies in the technology sector such as Lucix. These types of relationships produce 21st Century jobs."
Members of the WIB include leaders from business, economic development, education, labor, government and community-based organizations.
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About the Workforce Investment Board
The Workforce Investment Board administers federal funds that help to support Job & Career Centers (JCCs) and other adult, youth, and employer programs and services in Ventura County. With additional resources from the County of Ventura Human Services Agency, the JCCs provide employment assistance, career training and education services to job seekers, and employee recruitment, customized training and employer consulting to local businesses. JCC services are provided at no cost to job seekers and employers. For more information, call 800-500-7705 or visit www.wib.ventura.org.