Sector Councils

Sector Councils Mission

The mission of the Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Industry Sector Councils is to convene representatives of Nevada business, education, and labor in order to facilitate data-driven recommendations concerning sector-specific workforce needs and challenges that will help guide State workforce development efforts.

Legal Authority

NRS 232.935 requires the Governor’s Workforce Development Board to establish industry sector councils. Governor Sandoval’s March 2016 Executive Order 2016-08 required a reorganization of the Sector Councils in order to better align workforce development efforts in the state.

Sector Councils Established

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issue recommendations and insights based upon short- and long-term employment and occupational forecasts.
  • Make recommendations concerning the necessary skill and education requirements for in-demand jobs.
  • Identify job training opportunities and education programs determined to have the greatest likelihood of success in meeting Nevada’s workforce needs via the development of talent pipelines/career pathways .
  • Theory of Action & Career paths
  • Surveys, Who to Contract based on needs, education, training, fact sheet