Questions Regarding Our Board?
If you have questions or are interested in learning more about our board and/or board membership, please contact us.
Arthur Martinez, Workforce Administrator
email@example.com l 505.724.3636
WCCNM Administrative Office
809 Copper Avenue NW l Albuquerque, NM 87102
Board Member Interest Form
Our Board Members
Comprised of approximately 35 members who are appointed by the Central Region’s Chief Elected Officials Board, the WCCNM Board is primarily business-led, with a majority of the members coming from and representing the private sector. Other board members represent labor and community-based organizations, education, workforce partners, economic development organizations and state agencies.
The Board’s Role
Board members apply their knowledge, experience and expertise to (1) build a strong economic environment in the Central Region that supports growing industries, competitive and profitable businesses, skilled and productive workers and thriving communities and (2) promote private sector involvement in the New Mexico Workforce Centers in order to assist employers in meeting their hiring needs.
In addition, Board members are responsible for planning, selecting one-stop operators, program monitoring and oversight, performance measures, choosing service providers and overseeing and approving the annual budget.
WCCNM Board Officers (View Bios):
John Mierzwa – Ingenuity Software Labs, Inc.
Krista Kelley – Motiva Corporation
Beth Barela – Manpower of New Mexico
WCCNM Full Board: View Complete Board Member List
WCCNM Executive Standing Committee
View WCCNM Executive Standing Committee Charter
The WCCNM Executive Standing Committee assists the WCCNM Board in making decisions that will help the WCCNM achieve its vision, mission, annual goals, and initiatives.
WCCNM Operations Standing Committee
View WCCNM Operations Standing Committee Charter
The Operations Standing Committee will review and make recommendations to the WCCNM Full Board and or Executive Committee on service delivery, and all workforce partner matters related to WCCNM’s Regional One-Stop services, performance, monitoring activities, training provider approvals, and related activities.
WCCNM Economic Development Standing Committee
View WCCNM Economic Development Standing Committee Charter
The Economic Development Standing Committee will review and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on Regional economic developments and trends related to workforce development. The Economic Development Committee is structured to forge alliances with Central Region economic development organizations, businesses, communities, and training providers, identify workforce needs, develop strategies for county-level planning, bridge skill gaps, and support economic development initiatives.
WCCNM Finance Standing Committee – PENDING INITIATION
View WCCNM Finance Standing Committee Charter
The WCCNM Finance Standing Committee shall assist the WCCNM Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities related to funding, expenses, and procurement consistent with the WCCNM’s fiscal policies, vision, mission, and goals.
WCCNM Youth Standing Committee
View WCCNM Youth Standing Committee Charter
The Youth Standing Committee will review and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on matters related to WCCNM’s youth provider program and other youth-related projects and initiatives.
WCCNM Disability Standing Committee
View WCCNM Disability Standing Committee Charter
The Disability Committee will review, advocate, and make recommendations for New Mexicans with Disabilities to the Executive Committee/Full Board on the physical and programmatic accessibility of all one-stop centers and related to WCCNM’s operations.
Board Meetings, Minutes and Agendas
- 6/26/2023 @ 1:30pm – Full Board Meeting
- 6/5/2023 @ 1:30pm – Executive Committee
- 5/18/2023 @ 1:00pm – Operations Standing Committee Meeting
- 4/17/2023 @ 1:30pm – Hybrid Full Board Meeting
- 3/20/2023 @ 1:30pm – Executive Committee
- 2/27/2023 @ 1:30pm – Hybrid Full Board Meeting
- 2/14/2023 @ 10:00 am – Hybrid Chief Elected Officials Meeting
- 1/16/2023 @ 1:30pm – Executive Committee Meeting
- 1/10/2023 @ 10am – Chief Elected Officials Meeting
- 12/22/2022 @ 10am – Executive Committee meeting
- 6-5-23 – Executive Committee – Agenda
- 5-18-23 – Operations Standing Committee – Agenda
- 4-17-23 – Full Board – Agenda
- 11-30-22 WCCNM Executive Committee Agenda Packet
- 08-09-22 – CEO Board – Agenda
- 6-27-22 – Full Board – Agenda
- 3-28-22 – Executive Committee – Agenda
- 2-28-22 – Full Board – Agenda
- 1-25-22 – CEO Board – Agenda
Our Board Policies are currently undergoing review and being updated. Check back soon for a full, up-to-date list of all our current policies.
Monitoring & Oversight Policies
OP-404 Change 4 Priority of Service
OP-406 Assessment Policy – Reinstatement
OP-410 Change 10 Supportive Services
OP-411 Change 5 Customized Training
OP-412 Change 6 On-the-Job Training Policy
OP-416 Change 6 Follow-Up Services Policy
OP – 418 Operational Policy In-Demand Occupations
OP-419 Change 9 ITA Policy
OP-424 Change 2 Individual Career Services Policy
OP-426 Change 1 Participant File Policy
OP-427 Parameters for Utilization of Unrestricted-Non-WIOA Funds Change 1
OP-428 Definition of Additional Assistance Barrier for Youth Eligibility
OP-429 WIOA Performance Measures
OP- 430 Self-Sufficiency Policy Change 1
OP-431 One-Stop Certification Policy
OP-432 Personally Indentifiable Information Policy
OP-433 Change 2 Incumbent Worker Training
OP-434 One-Stop Operator Policy
OP-435 Change 3 Work Experience – Internship Policy
OP-436 Assistance Services to Wage Claimants
OP-437 Supplemental Wage Data Policy
OP-438 Work Experience – Transitional Jobs Policy
OP-439 Electronic Signature Policy
OP-441 Change 1 14 Elements Policy
OP-442 Referral Policy
Board policies have been posted in accessible PDF format to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Signed versions of each policy are available upon request. Please contact Tawnya Rowland, Workforce Manager, for more information:
Phone number: 505-724-3658
WIOA 2020-2023 Four Year Plan
As required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), 679.580(a), the Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico (WCCMM) has developed ‘draft’ modifications to the WCCNM Four Year Local Plan to achieve WIOA priorities in New Mexico’s Central Region.
WIOA PY2020 – PY2023 Four-Year Plan
For additional information and/or copies please contact:
Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico
Attention: Tawnya Rowland, Workforce Manager
809 Copper Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone number: 505-724-3658