The Executive Committee is the head of all functional committees comprised of the WDB director, chair, and vice-chair along with the chairs of each committee. The executive committee develops policy and makes board recommendations for strategic workforce plans to ensure continuity and accomplishment of the WDB's mission and goals. The Committee also reviews the participation of members to ensure compliance with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In addition, the Executive Committee recruits new members to refer business representative’s names that are interested in service and submit the candidate’s names to the Commissioners, who subsequently makes the appointments.
Develop linkages among various organizations with providing core, intensive, and training services to Passaic County Workforce Investment System. The committee provides guidance to One-Stop Career Center System to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and continuous improvement.
The Disability Committee ensures that individuals with disabilities receive employment services through the One-Stop Career Center System.
The Youth Education Advisory Committee is responsible for recommending funds for youth programs through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, monitors programs approved by the Workforce Development Board, and create a youth One-Stop Career system that links to the parent One-Stop Career Center system.
The Faith-Based Committee has been established to convene the faith-based and community-based organizations in the Passaic County community. The committee is working to develop strategies and processes to engage organizations and their constituencies in provided services under the WDB's umbrella.
The purpose of the committee is to connect employers, industry associations, colleges / university, unions, and the workforce system to identify the healthcare sector's workforce challenges and take steps to address them. In addition, we would like to create an industry career map for interested individuals to pursue opportunities in the healthcare sector for a path to a rewarding career.
The purpose of In-Demand Industry Council is to advise the best means of matching good paying jobs with benefits to participants at Passaic County One-Stop. Where possible we would offer advisement to assist with generating advantageous career pathways for Passaic County residents. In the spirit of a true partnership, our meetings will be open to representatives from the public, local government, private employers, and the labor community. Through meaningful work, our goal is to improve the lives of Passaic County workers and residents.
The Literacy Committee was established for the purpose of consolidating and coordinating literacy resources and development of new strategies to support and enhance the literacy skills of the Passaic County Workforce Development Board (WDB). The Committee is responsible for the analysis of youth and adult basic skills and literacy needs, the identification barriers and gaps in the program services, and the coordination of literacy service providers and programs. The Committee ensures the literacy program information is available to job seekers and employers in the workforce development system. The Committee works to assist the WDB in policy formation and facilitation of deliverable literacy services and integration of adult literacy in the workforce development system to assure retention of long-term competitive employment.