SLATE Executive Director Appointed NAWDP Committee Chair

SLATE expands its leadership position in workforce development to a national level

October 11, 2012 | 2 min reading time

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The St.Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) Executive Director, Michael K.Holmes, has been appointed Chair of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Governance Committee.

NAWDP is a professional association for individuals that implement employment, training and related workforce development programs. It was created in 1989 by the National Job Training Partnership (now the Partnership Education Fund), with start-up funding from the U.S. Department of Labor. With over 4,500 current members, NAWDP holds an Annual Conference and Youth Development Symposium, produces a professional journal, and offers numerous skill-building and networking opportunities.

As Chair of the Governance Committee, Michael Holmes will oversee, implement, and if necessary, revise the formal board and staff policies adopted by NAWDP in 2010. "I've been involved with NAWDP for several years," states Holmes," and welcome this expanded role. The Association helps workforce development professionals share practices to better serve job seekers in every state."

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