The Sacramento Works One Stop Career Center System provides resources and services to employers and job seekers in Sacramento County. Planning, policy, and oversight for the system is the responsibility of Sacramento Works, Inc., the Workforce Investment Board, a 41-member volunteer board of directors. Services, resources, workforce development sector strategies, training programs, and services to employers are provided by the staff of Workforce Development Department of the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency, the Employment Development Department and over 40 community workforce development partners.
Sacramento Works is building a dynamic workforce for the Sacramento Region by partnering with the workforce community to serve regional employment needs.
1. Prepare customers for viable employment opportunities and career pathways in the region by improving the one stop career center system.
2. Support regional employers’ efforts to hire, train, and transition employees by enhancing and communicating the availability and value of Sacramento Works’ employer and business services.
3. Prepare youth to thrive and succeed in the regional workforce by providing relevant work readiness and employment programs and engaging regional employers and academia.
Sacramento Works, Inc. Board Members
Frank M. Booth, Inc.
Business and Community Liaison
Sacramento Job Corps Center
Sacramento Central Labor Council
Interim Director of Farmworker Services
California Human Development Corporation
Lynn R. Conner
Chief, Northern Job Service Division
Employment Development Department
Economic Development and Intergovernmental Affairs
County of Sacramento
David W. Gordon
Sacramento County Office of Education
Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort, Inc.
Vision Service Plan
Thomas P. Kandris
American River Packaging
Business Manager/Financial Secretary
Sac. Sierra Building & Constructions Trades Council
Gary R. King
Chief Workforce & Technology Officer
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Negotiations & Organization Development Specialist
California Teachers Association
Sacramento Employment & Training Agency
Steven M. Ladd, Ed.D
Elk Grove Unified School District
County Department of Human Assistance
Frank A. Louie
Integrated Sales Manager
Area 4 Agency on Aging
President & CEO
The Safety Center, Inc.
Sacramento Area Electrical Training Center
Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
California Department of Rehabilitation
California Employers Association
California School Employees Association
Casa Coloma Health Care Center
Sacramento City Unified School District
Sac. Sierra Building & Constructions Trades Council
Lorenda T. Sanchez
California Indian Manpower Consortium
Program Manager/Workforce Development
Sutter Health: Sacramento Sierra Region
Michael R. Testa
Executive Vice President
Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau
Dr. Dan Throgmorton
Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce & Economic Development
Los Rios Community College District
Senior Vice President/Regional President
Terry A. Wills, Esq
Cook Brown, LLP
David P. Younger
Lionakis Design Group
Composition of the Sacramento Works, Inc. Board
The majority representation on this 41-member board is business and industry. Other sectors represented on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board include education, labor, rehabilitation and state employment services, public assistance agencies, community-based organizations as well as local economic development interests.
Representatives of the Private Sector, shall constitute a majority of the membership of the Board and are to be owners of business concerns, chief executives or chief operating officers of non-governmental employers, or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibility. Private Sector representatives shall be selected from nominations made by general-purpose business organizations.
Education representatives shall be selected from nominations made by local educational agencies, vocational education institutions, or institutions of higher education. General organizations of such agencies or institutions, institutions of higher education, or general organizations of such agencies or institutions can also nominate an education representative. Private and proprietary schools or general organizations of such schools, within the City and County of Sacramento are also eligible to have representation on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board. Individuals wishing to apply for membership need to contact one of these entities and request a letter of recommendation.
Labor representatives are recommended by recognized State and local labor organizations or appropriate building trades councils.
Community-based Organization representatives shall be recommended by community organizations.
Other represented sectors on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board are:
Economic Development Sector
Public Employment Service Sector
Rehabilitation Agency Sector
Public Assistance Agency
Letters of recommendation for individuals shall come from organizations that represent these sectors.
Those wishing to apply for membership on the Sacramento Works, Inc. board are asked to fill out an application form available at 925 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815, Attention Nancy Hogan (phone 263-3827). Completed applications should be returned to SETA along with a résumé . These applications go through an application/appointment process for each sector.