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Workforce Training Customer Advisory Committee (CAC)

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Members of the committee consists of business representatives, labor representatives, and college system representative. No more than 5 non-voting members from state government organization may be selected at the discretion of the Executive Director to serve on the committee.

Members of the committee are appointed to serve on one standing sub-committee for Worker Retraining and one for Job Skills comprised of equal representation from college, business, and labor. The purpose of the sub-committees is to convene on- call to review emergency or time-sensitive requests for funding.

The Workforce Training Customer Advisory Committee meets at least quarterly during each year. The committee is open to the public.

Meeting Information

Complete meeting agendas, minutes, and meeting materials are listed below by meeting date.

2015 Meetings

Past meeting information available upon request. Contact Julie Anderson.


Customized Training Program

Job Skills Program

Worker Retraining Program

  • RCW 28C.04.390pdf - Worker Retraining Program Funds-Workforce Training Customer Advisory Committee
  • ESSB 5909pdf - An ACT relating to a worker retraining program



Member Company/Agency/College Representing
Marty Brown
Executive Director
State Board for Communiuty & Technical Colleges Lead State Agency
Becky Stensell-Pudists
Human Resources
Carlson Paving Business
Keith W. Zeiler
General Manager
Vaupell Northwest Molding & Tooling Business
Shawndra Thompson
Human Resources &
Safety Manager
Bennu Glass LLC Business
Pat Perez
Business Manager
Plumbers & Steamfitters Labor
Theryl (TJ) Johnson Boeing Labor
Caitlyn Jekel
WIA Labor Liaison
Washington State Labor Council Labor
Gena Wikstom
Executive Director
NW Career College Federation Education
Tomas Ybarra
VP of Instruction &
Student Services
Yakima Valley Community College Education
Ron Langrell
Bates Technical College Education
Nova Gattman
Policy Analyst &
Legislative Liaison
Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board State Agency*
Gary Kamimura
Workforce Policy Director
Employment Security Department State Agency*
Vacant Department of Commerce State Agency*

*Non-Voting Member

Committee Staff

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