Program of Work

Executive Committee


  1. Provide overall strategic direction for ECWDB and determine responsibilities of all committees.
  2. Oversee Personnel and Financial management of the ECWDB.
  3. Responsible for ongoing Board Development to ensure compliance with ECWDB By-Laws.
  4. Oversee the development of the WIOA four-year strategic plan.
  5. Have, and may exercise, the authority of the Board in the management of the affairs of the organization between meetings.

NCWorks Career Pathways Committee


  1. Develop and review local program proposals for adult, youth, and dislocated worker services and recommend funding for WIOA programs.
  2. Identify training options and research best practices that addresses skill gap and training needs of the future and existing workforce.
  3. Establish performance measures, develop program policies, and conduct oversight of WIOA program operations.
  4. Review WIOA Training Provider applications for Certification.
  5. Engage local employers, community colleges, public schools, and other partners in the development and oversight of Career Pathways and Work Ready Communities initiatives.

NCWorks Business Services Committee


  1. Engage local employers in defining service expectations of NCWorks Career Centers.
  2. Certify NCWorks Career Centers and conduct oversight of NCWorks Career Center system operations, as it relates to business and job seeker services under an Integrated Service Delivery Model.
  3. Establish NCWorks performance standards and review outcomes on a quarterly basis.
  4. Develop strategies to expand, educate, and promote the NCWorks Career Center system across the region.
  5. Ensure NCWorks Career Centers are partnering with local economic development to address new and expanding industry needs.

Youth Council


  1. Identify strategies to improve business engagement and youth outreach efforts targeted toward disadvantage youth.
  2. Conduct oversight of local youth programs and certify eligible providers of youth services through a competitive procurement process.
  3. Identify and coordinate youth services throughout the region to leverage resources and address skills gap concerns.