FUNCTION

Engage the private sector, in alignment with economic development, education and community stakeholders, to provide input on strategic issues focused on workforce intelligence, labor market data,targeted industry sectors, high priority training, skills shortages, recruitment strategies, career pathways, regional talent output compared to occupation demand, future workforce needs, resource efficiency, and external threats that impact the workforce. Recommend implementation strategies that build a strong collaborative environment based on private sector labor market demands.

BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE MEMBERS 

Keith Reynolds, Chair
President
Reynolds Business System

Paul Anthony
Business Manager/Financial Secretary
IBEW375

Catherine Bailey
President/Chief Operating Officer
Re.deeming Beauty Inc.

Don Cunningham
President/CEO
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation

Mark Erickson
President
Northampton Community College

James Irwin
Staff Representative
tAFSCME

Denise Maiatico
Vice President
Meyer Jabara Hotels of the Lehigh Valley

Carol Obando-Derstine
Regional Affairs Director, Southeast Region
PPL Utilities

James Reilley
President
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 542

Sharon Scheirer
College Relations/Onboarding/Employee Career Development
St. Luke's University Health Network

Susan Storm
District Administrator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Larry Wiersch
CEO
Cetronia Ambulance Corps

David Wolff

Vice President

Kressler Wolff & Miller

Michael Woodland
Co-Owner to
Dan's Camera City and FastSigns

Carol Young

Vice President, Personnel
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

 AD HOC Members

Tony Alfieri
Airlite Plastics Company

Jamie Anderson
NFI - Distribution East

Samantha Anglestein
Muhlenberg College

Vincent Beller
B. Braun Medical Inc.

Jan Brna
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Denise Gingold
Lehigh Valley Technology Co.

Scott Gingold
Lehigh Valley Technology Co.

Steven Green
Airlite Plastics Company

Michelle Griffin-Young
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

Shane Gross
Innovative Work Spaces

Juanita Harris
CAPS Pharmacy

Rich Hobbs
Manufacturers Resource Center

Meghan Hogan
B. Braun Medical Inc.

Ben Huber
Lehigh Heavy Forge

Ron Jerdon
Jerdon Construction Services

Ellen Kern
Representing Senator Pat Browne

Brynn Lee
Morningstar Living


Stephanie Levitz
Crayola

Ben Long
Fellowship Community

Michelle Merhottein
FedEx Ground

Mary Frances Mika

B. Braun Medical Inc.
 
Joe Perpiglia

ABC East PA

Ramona Powell
United Power System Inc.

Andrea Race
Readeeming Beauty Inc.

Brett Smith
Small Business Development Center