NCWorks Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
NCWorks Commission
Department 
Commerce
Governor Appointments 
26
Total Board Positions 
33
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-438.10
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
4 years
Purpose 
The NCWorks Commission is the designated workforce investment board for the state of North Carolina overseeing the statewide workforce system. Working collaboratively with workforce program leaders, the commission leads in the development of policies and strategies which enable the state`s workforce to compete in the current and future global economy.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Paul R. Lawler 11/22/201910/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative-other
Anita Bachmann 11/5/201910/31/2021LimitedBusiness Representative-Healthcare
Suzanne Johnson 11/22/201910/31/2021LimitedBusiness Representative-Pharmaceuticals
Broxton E. Ashburn 5/21/201810/31/2020LimitedBusiness Representative-Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Olalah Njenga 11/2/201510/31/2020LimitedBusiness Representative-Business services
Martha Matthews Martin 11/2/201510/31/2020LimitedBusiness Representative-other
Himanshu Karvir 10/9/201810/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative-Hospitality, tourism and entertainment
Tom B. Rabon Jr.10/22/201810/31/2020LimitedBusiness Rep
Josh Arant 1/4/201610/31/2020LimitedBusiness Representative-Business/Military
Sherry R. Carpenter 11/2/201510/31/2023LimitedWorkforce Representative-Community Based Organization Rep
MaryBe McMillan 11/9/201710/31/2021LimitedWorkforce Representative-Labor Rep
David Miller 11/1/201910/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative-other
A. Hope Williams 11/2/201510/31/2021LimitedWorkforce Representative-Labor/Training/CBO (general)
Michael Okun 1/4/201610/31/2023LimitedWorkforce Representative-Labor Training/CBO Veterans/Individuals with disabilities
Walter Siegenthaler 11/25/201510/31/2020LimitedWorkforce Representative-Rep of Apprenticship
Steven C. Hunt 11/25/201910/31/2023LimitedWorkforce Representative
Jeffery Frederick 11/9/201710/31/2021LimitedWorkforce-Community Based Organization
Shawn Brown 2/4/201610/31/2021LimitedLocal Elected Official (City)
Ronnie Smith 12/20/201710/31/2020LimitedLocal Elected Official (County)
Stan Sherrill 11/9/201710/31/2021LimitedBusiness Representative-Energy
James R. Van Camp 4/25/201910/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative-Knowledge creation
Christopher D. Gergen 12/20/201710/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative
Melanie F. Chernoff 11/2/201510/31/2023LimitedBusiness Representative-IT software
Osceola Elliss 2/4/201610/31/2020LimitedBusiness Representative
Pamela B. Townsend 11/9/201710/31/2021LimitedBusiness Representative-Engineering
Kimberly N. Toler 11/2/201510/31/2021LimitedBusiness Representative-Chemical


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