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THIS WEEK! Pacific Gateway Quarterly WIB Meeting

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Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network's Quarterly WIB Meeting will take place on Thursday, January 23, at 8:00am at the Grand Avenue Meeting Center, 4101 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90815.

This meeting will be brief as it will precede the Annual Pacific Gateway WIB Strategic Board Meeting, beginning at 8:30AM.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and service are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call 562.570.4711 or TTY 562.570.4629, at least 72 hours prior to the event.


Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network

Annual Strategic Planning Retreat


Thursday, January 23, 2014; 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

The Grand Conference Center

4010 E. Willow Street Long Beach, CA 90815

8:30 Introductions & Agenda Overview Vivian Shimoyama, Chair

Pacific Gateway WIB

8:40 Legislative Update Bob Lanter, Executive Director

California Workforce Association

9:00 Labor Market Presentation Ericka Berrospe-Saenz & Olga Hernandez

California Employment Development Department,

Labor Market Information Division

Erick Serrato, Communications Officer, PGWIN

9:30 WIB Industry Resources Committee

“Doing What Matters”

Craig Johnson, Business Assistance Officer, PGWIN

Jose Anaya, Dean of Community Advancement

El Camino College

9:45 Break

Conversation on Sector Strategies

10:00 Advanced Manufacturing David Gonzalez, Deputy Sector Navigator

El Camino CCD

10:20 Retail / Hospitality / Tourism Ruth Cossio-Muniz, Deputy Sector Navigator

Rancho Santiago CCD

10:40 Healthcare Sue Crockett, Dir. of Clinical Workforce Development

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

11:00 Logistics / Global Trade Lynn Stewart, Deputy Sector Navigator

Long Beach CCD

11:20 Lunch

12:40 Success Stories Don Caldwell, Program Manager


Aligning Our Goals and Strategies

1:00 Overview - State Goals & Strategies

Tim Rainey, Executive Director

California Workforce Investment Board

1:30 PGWIN Board, Staff, and Leaders Working

Together on Goals and Gaps

K. C. Nash, Interim Executive Director, PGWIN

Erick Serrato, Communications Officer, PGWIN

3:30 Closing Remarks K. C. Nash

Vivian Shimoyama



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