Fegley is supply chain senior vice president of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, an international company that designs, manufactures and markets seven brands of function-oriented footwear. It maintains three distribution centers in Ventura County.
“Ventura County is very important to Deckers,” says Fegley. “Becoming a WIB board member gives Deckers and me a great opportunity to give back to the community.”
Fegley sees the economy changing, and as the economy changes, so do the job skills needed by workers. “As a WIB board member, I’d like to help develop practical solutions on how we can marry skill development with job requirements,”
“Deckers Outdoor has a philosophy that is innovative, active, and community minded. Mark brings an enligntened, large-scale retailer perspective to the WIB board,” says Cheryl Moore, WIB executive director. “We look forward to understanding how the needs of a consumer products workforce align with local talent and educational opportunities.”
The 10 current WIB members who were reappointed for another term are: Joan Baldarrama, vice president, administration, Lucix Corporation;
Members of the WIB include leaders from business, economic development, education, labor, government and community-based organizations.
About the Workforce Investment Board
The Workforce Investment Board administers federal funds that help to support local Job & Career Centers (a proud partner of America's Job Center of California) and other free adult, youth, and employer programs and services in Ventura County. For more information, call 800-500-7705 or visit http://portal.countyofventura.org/