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Kent Olson Named to New Council on Workforce Investment

Posted in Media Releases on May 8, 2013

Wausau, WI – Governor Walker has named the new membership of the Council on Workforce Investment, a federally mandated panel that will advise Walker and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on a comprehensive workforce development strategy and the allocation of federal workforce development funds.

Appointed by the governor to the new Council on Workforce Investment panel is the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board’s (NCWWDB) Chairman, Kent Olson.

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Kent Olson OP-ED Invest in the Existing Workforace System

Posted in Media Releases on February 12, 2013

The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) welcomes Governor Walker’s recent announcement of initiatives proposed to address the skills needs of Wisconsin’s employers, workers and job seekers. With the enactment of these proposals, Wisconsin will be joining the growing ranks of states that have dedicated state resources to use in combination with its existing federal monies to address the workforce development needs of its employers and workers.

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