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Workforce Board

128 10th Avenue SW
PO Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504-3105

Telephone: (360) 709-4600
Media Calls: (360) 709-4607
Fax: (360) 586-5862
E-mail: workforce@wtb.wa.gov

Driving Directions
A map with driving directions

From Interstate 5
Take the State Capitol exit (Exit 105A Southbound and Exit 105 Northbound). Proceed through the 14th Avenue tunnel. Turn right on Capitol Way. Turn left on 10th Avenue. The Workforce Board office is on the sixth floor of the Raad Building - 128 10th Avenue SW.

On-street metered parking is available throughout the neighborhood.

Photo: The Raad Building, location of the Workforce Board

128 - 10th Ave. SW, Olympia -
Three blocks from the Capitol.


Agency Staff (see Staff by Issue List)



Eleni Papadakis

Executive Director
(360) 709-4600
Dave Pavelchek Deputy Director
(360) 709-4630
Victoria DeBoer Chief Financial and Operating Officer
(360) 709-4620

Erica Wollen

Executive Assistant / Board Secretary
(360) 709-4608
Marina Parr Communications Director
(360) 709-4607
Lindsay Elwanger Communications Consultant
(360) 709-4645
Jim Parker Consumer Protection Unit Manager
(360) 709-4625
Darlene Bartlett Program Specialist - Private Career Schools
(360) 709-4605
Kamala Andrews Program Specialist - Private Career Schools
(360) 709-4629
John Murray Program Specialist - Veterans Education
(360) 709-4627
Lisa Brooks Program Specialist - Veterans Education
(360) 709-4626
Anthony Collins Administrative Assistant
(360) 709-4600
CJ Teague Fiscal Analyst
(360) 709-4619
Joe Wilcox Future of Work Co-Manager
(360) 709-4631
Lewis McMurran Future of Work Co-Manager
(360) 709-4628
Nova Gattman Legislative Director
(360) 709-4612



Mike Brennan

Grant Manager- Business and Industry Liaison
(360) 709-4616


Eric Wolf Director of Policy and Programs
(360) 709-4614
Stacy Wyman Perkins Program Specialist

(360) 709-4623

Wesley Nguyen Program Specialist - Upskill-Backfill Initiative
(360) 709-4641
Dave Wallace
Research Director
(360) 709-4613
Colleen Seto Research Program Specialist
(360) 709-4610
Randy Smith IT and Research Specialist
(360) 709-4634
Terje Gjertsen Research Investigator
(360) 709-4633

Barbara Mix

Administrative Assistant
(360) 709-4611
Christopher Dula Research Investigator
(360) 709-4615
Robert Hinsch IT Manager / Chief Security Officer
(360) 709-4624

Staff by Issue List




Basic Education for Adults

Nova Gattman

Career & Technical Education Issues

Nova Gattman, Eric Wolf

Career Bridge

Marina Parr

Career Planning Resources

Marina Parr, Lindsay Elwanger

Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act

Stacy Wyman

Dropout Prevention & Retrieval

Nova Gattman, Eric Wolf

Economic Development Policy

Mike Brennan

Eligible Training Provider List

Randy Smith, Barbara Mix,

Employer Survey

Dave Pavelchek

Evergreen Jobs Leadership Team

Dave Wallace

Future of Work Joe Wilcox, Lewis McMurran

Green Jobs

Dave Wallace

Health Workforce Council

Nova Gattman

Higher Education

Nova Gattman

Industry Skill Panels

Mike Brennan

Information Systems and Security Robert Hinsch

K-12 Education

Nova Gattman, Eric Wolf

Lifelong Learning Account Program

Mike Brennan


Marina Parr


Marina Parr

Opportunity Internship Program

Mike Brennan

Opportunity Partnership Program

Mike Brennan

Performance Measures (Integrated Performance Information)

Dave Pavelchek

Private Career Schools (Licensed Schools)

Jim Parker,Darlene Bartlett, Kamala Andrews

Private Career Schools (Questions about Career School Licensing) Anthony Collins


Marina Parr , Lindsay Elwanger

Public Records Requests Erica Wollen

Skill Gap Report

Dave Pavelchek, Dave Wallace

Strategic Industry Clusters

Mike Brennan

Student Data Reporting Barbara Mix
Talent and Prosperity for All (TAP) state workforce plan Marina Parr

Training Provider Results

Barbara Mix

Transcript Requests Barbara Mix

Veterans Education Programs

Jim Parker, John Murray, Lisa Brooks

Vocational Rehabilitation

Nova Gattman

Website Content

Marina Parr , Lindsay Elwanger

Work Readiness Credential

Mike Brennan

Workforce Board Meetings/Logistics

Erica Wollen

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Eric Wolf

Workforce Training Results

Dave Wallace




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