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Workforce Development Board

About the Workforce Development Board

Mission Statement

Create opportunities for success by connecting businesses to a quality workforce


To effectively connect a world-class workforce that meetings the needs and exceeds the expectations of our partners in the Adams County Business Community

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is composed of community leaders dedicated to workforce development. The members of the Adams County WDB are representatives of private industry, nonprofits, and public agencies. The Workforce Development Board is mandated by federal legislation to oversee public investments in employment and training programs. This responsibility is accomplished through the activities of the Adams County Workforce and Business Center.

Public Notice

The Adams County Workforce Development Board is soliciting public comments regarding the Adams County Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Regional and Local Plans.  The WIOA plan for Program Years (PY) 2020-2023 is available for public comment beginning Wednesday June 17, 2020 through Saturday, July 18, 2020. 

Please submit comments by email with the subject WIOA Four-Year Plan Public Comment to Yvonne Castillo by midnight July 18, 2020.

Workforce Development Board Meetings

The Workforce Development Board meets from 8–9:30 a.m. at the Adams County Government Center. Minutes will be linked as they are available. Meeting dates for the 2019-2020 season are:

March 14, 2019 Minutes
May 9, 2019 Minutes
September 12, 2019 Minutes
November 14, 2019 Minutes
January 9, 2020 Minutes
March 12, 2020 Minutes
May 14, 2020 Minutes

The Executive Committee meetings are held via conference call from 3–4 p.m. Minutes will be linked as they are available. Meeting dates for the 2019-2020 season are:

February 14, 2019 Minutes
Aprill 11, 2019 Minutes
June 13, 2019 Minutes
August 8, 2019 Minutes
February 13, 2020 Minutes
April 19, 2020 Minutes
June 11, 2020 Minutes

Download the 2019-2020 Meeting Schedule. All meetings are open to the public.

Contacting the Board

The efforts of the Workforce Development Board are open for public comment. Please submit your comments/ideas related to workforce development in Adams County HERE.

Board Bylaws

Workforce Development Board Bylaws

Current List of Board Members



Tricia Allen
Adams County Economic Development

Board Members


William Dowling
Colorado Department of Labor & Employment

Susan Frew
Sunshine Plumbing, Heating & Air

Gian Gandolfo
Hilton Hotel

Dennis Hazlett
U.S. Engineering Company

Terry Kish
Colorado Contractors Association, Inc.

Cathy Pellish
Front Range Community College

Peter Pike
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Glenn Plagens
North Metro Denver Small Business Development

Janet Renden
Bollman Technical Education Center

Andrew Shaw
Tru Check Inc.

Kyle Sickman
FirstBank of Adams County

Tom Tuttle
United Assoc. of Pipe Fitters Local Union #208

Michael Williams
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades Local 79


Composition of the WDB is governed by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. All applications are public knowledge and must be approved by the Adams County Board of Commissioners.


If you are interested in becoming a Workforce Development Board member, contact Jodie Kammerzell at 720.523.2481.