Governor’s Workforce Development Board

Board Resources and Policies

To view Workforce WIOA State Compliance Policies, Relevant DOL Policies & Guidance Letters, GWDB Bylaws, and Technical Assistance Guides click below

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Good Governance and Open Meetings

The Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) serves as the primary leader of workforce policy in the State of Nevada through examining the statewide workforce development system, creating the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) State Plan, and recommending policy improvements of the workforce development system to the Governor’s Office and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation (GOWINN). The GWDB is codified by NRS 232.935 and administered by GOWINN. GOWINN’s Policy Analyst, Katie Gilbertson, serves as the liaison to the Board by organizing each meeting and providing research and technical assistance to the Board members. Every four years, the GWDB submits a new WIOA State Plan to the U.S. Department of Labor, along with submitting revisions of the State Plan to the U.S. Department of Labor every two years.

The Executive Committee is comprised of eight members who meet once a month in between Full Board meetings. The Executive Committee is tasked with overseeing the performance of the Full Board, mapping out future focus topics for the Board, and reviewing select policy changes before they are presented to the Full Board. Additionally, there are two GWDB Subcommittees that meet on a quarterly basis: the Strategic Planning Subcommittee and the Barriers and Underserved Populations Subcommittee.

Click here to be directed to our YouTube page, with recordings of recent GWDB meetings.

Hugh Anderson – Chair
Kenneth Evans – Vice Chair
Scott Hammond – Governor's Designee
Dina Neal – Nevada State Legislature
Tracy Brown-May – Nevada Assembly
Scott Black – Local Elected Official
Irene Bustamante Adams – Local Elected Official
Jerrie Merritt – Business
Ryan Woodward – Business
Derrick Gyamfi – Business
Kenneth Goodrich – Business
Sherri Mantanona – Business
VACANT – Workforce/Labor
Crystal Slaughter – Workforce/Labor
Susan Brager – Business
David Dreibelbis – Business
Kevin Landry – Business
Brittany Brown – Business
George Gault – Workforce/Labor
Robert Benner – Workforce/ Labor
Gina Bongiovi – Business
Lawrence Montrose – Business
Lori Calderon – Business
Michael Bolognini – Business
Edward Estipona – Business
Maureen Schafer – Workforce/Labor
Thomas White – Workforce/Labor
Drazen Elez – WIOA Core Program
Robert Thompson – WIOA Core Program
Evelyn Thompson Hilbert – Workforce/Labor
Nancy Olsen – WIOA Core Program
Kristine Nelson – WIOA Core Program
Leslie Mujica – Workforce/Labor

Upcoming Events

Apr 17

Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Full Board Meeting 04/17/2024

Vegas:  Grant Sawyer Building

Attorney General’s Conference Room, Suite 4500

555 E. Washington Ave

Las Vegas, NV 89101

Carson: Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation

SAO Auditorium

500 E. Third St.

Carson City, NV 89713


The Zoom link to attend virtually or via phone is provided below:

Meeting ID: 899 0777 0391

Passcode: 000138

Phone: 1 669 900 6833

Apr 17
Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Full Board Meeting 04/17/2024
Apr 24
Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Barriers and Underserved Populations Subcommittee Meeting 04/24/2024
May 15
Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Executive Committee Meeting 05/15/2024

Virtual meeting information:

Meeting ID: 896 1224 9971

Passcode: 502834

Phone: 1 669 900 6833 US

May 22
Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Childcare Working Group Meeting 05/22/2024
Jun 05
Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) Strategic Planning Subcommittee Meeting 06/05/2024
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