FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2021
Las Vegas, Nev. – Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of 9 members to the Community College Workforce Training and Programs Committee. The committee was formed through the signing of Assembly Bill 450.
“Nevada’s community colleges continue to play a pivotal role in the training and development of our workforce as we rebuild our State’s economy. Now more than ever, we must harness the educational opportunities institutions of higher education provide to help prepare Nevadans for the jobs of the future,” said Governor Sisolak. “I am confident in the leadership and expertise of the members of this committee, and I look forward to their results as we continue to work hard to meet the needs of Nevada’s students and our workforce.”
The legislation was first proposed during the Governor’s 2021 State of the State address with the intent of aligning workforce training and programs offered by community colleges in Nevada, to ensure that Nevadans are trained and ready for the demands of the current workforce.
The committee is charged with conducting an interim study concerning opportunities to align workforce training and programs offered by community colleges in this State.
The following members representing experience from across the educational system have been appointed to the Community College Workforce Training and Programs Committee: