BUSINESS SERVICES COMMITTEE

MISSION OF THE COMMITTEE

The Business Services Committee works with business and industry to identify their workforce needs. The Committee oversees the dissemination of labor market information; develops strategies to address short and long-term requirements for skills; and directs strategies for building a comprehensive, regional system for occupational advancement, career ladders and worker retraining.

The Committee makes recommendations to the Board for funding and program priorities and identifies opportunities for collaboration and leveraging of resources.


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

William Crow (Chair)
Title: President Virginia Ship Repair Association
Represents: Business
Board Member: Yes

Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani (Vice Chair)
Title: President Tidewater Community College
Represents: Community Colleges
Board Member: Yes

Jennifer Amick
Board Member: No

Andrea Arnett
Board Member: No

Chris Bailey
Title: COO Highground Services
Represents: Business
Board Member: Yes

Jerome C. Brinker, Jr
Board Member: No

Rick Brooks
Title: Virginia Registered Apprenticeship
Represents: Apprenticeship
Board Member:
 Yes

Hosey Burgess
Title: Norfolk/Portsmouth Manager/Office Director Virginia Employment Commission
Represents: Virginia Employment Commission
Board Member: Yes

Claire Dorsey
Board Member: No

Dr. Renee Felts
Board Member:
 No

Danielle Gail
Board Member: Yes

Von Gilbreath
Board Member: No

Sylvia Haines
Board Member:
 No

L'Tanya Johnson
Board Member: Yes

Mike Lulofs
Title: Senior Director of Human Resources Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America
Represents: Business
Board Member: Yes

William L. Nusbaum, Esq.
Title: 
Partner Williams Mullen
Represents:
 Business
Board Member:  Yes

Ron Ritter
Title: President On Point, LLC
Board Member: Yes

Jerry Stewart
Board Member: No

Kristi Sutphin
Board Member:  No

Toi Wilson
Board Member: No

Martha Wright
Board Member: No