Strong Workforce Program

Tri-Chair Committee Members

  • Dean of the Business, Design, and Workforce Division - Hyla Lacefield
  • Academic Senate CTE Faculty Liaison - Dr. Candice Nance
  • Interim Director of Workforce Development - Carole Meagher

The Strong Workforce Committee's approval process is a majority vote.

Meeting Dates, Agendas, & Minutes

The following are Strong Workforce Committee meeting dates, agendas, and approved minutes.

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Materials
7/12/2023 Agenda Minutes  
9/13/2023 Agenda Minutes  
10/30/2023 Agenda Minutes  
11/8/2023 Agenda Minutes  
11/16/2023 Agenda Minutes  
11/21/2023 Agenda Minutes  
11/28/2023 Agenda Minutes  
12/5/2023 Agenda Minutes (Draft)

Strong Workforce Roles and Duties

CTE Liaison Description and Announcement (Spring 2023)

12/12/2023 Agenda Minutes  


Previous Meeting Minutes

Strong Workforce Funds Proposal Process

  1. All expenditures equal to or in excess of $2,500 need approval through the Strong Workforce Committee. Faculty, staff, and administration from the college may submit proposals for the use of Strong Workforce Funds via the proposal submission form.
  2. Any funding request over $50,000 will be submitted to Instructional Deans / Cabinet and any request over $100,000 must have the president's approval.
  3. This form / funding request does not supersede any college process like release time, ITS equipment/software purchasing, contracts, etc. The college process must be followed. 
  4. All requests will be responded to within two weeks from submission unless there is significant reason.
  5. All requests will be given a ranking based on the committee votes. If no funding is available at the time of your submission you will be contacted when funding is available.

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Funding Requests