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Workforce Board Meeting Agenda

Washington State Investment Board
2100 Evergreen Park Dr. S.W., Suite 100
Olympia, Washington
March 12 , 2009


Approximate Time

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction
Chair's Report
Review and Adopt Minutes of January 22, 2009 (Action)
Executive Director's Report

Tab 1
9:30 a.m.

Federal Economic Stimulus Bill--What does it mean for Washington Citizens?
Gerri Fiala , U.S. Senate HELP Committee
Crystal Bridgeman, U.S. Senate HELP Committee
Eleni Papadakis, Workforce Board

Tab 2
10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Green Jobs: What are they; where are they; what's next for the workforce system?
Julie Anderson, Community, Trade and Economic Development
Alan Hardcastle, Washington State University
Greg Weeks, Employment Security Department

Tab 3
11:30 a.m.

Legislative Update
Wes Pruitt , Workforce Board
Madeleine Thompson, Workforce Board
Carolyn McKinnon, Workforce Board

Tab 4
11:50 a.m. Washington Economic Development Commission Strategic Report*
Egils Milbergs, Economic Development Commission
12 p.m. Lunch  
1 p.m.
How to Allocate WIA 10 Percent Funds from the federal stimulus bill and PY 2009 funding?*
Discuss recommendations to the Governor
Bryan Wilson, Workforce Board
Tab 7
2 p.m.
"GI Bill" For Washington Workers: Results of survey
Martin McCallum, Workforce Board
Tab 6
3 p.m.
Strategic Industry Clusters--Selection Criteria & Policy for Use (Action)*
Carolyn McKinnon, Workforce Board
Bryan Wilson, Workforce Board
Tab 5
4 p.m.



*Some portions of the agenda were moved to different time slots after the agenda and tabs were printed.

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