Board Information


    Board Members


    Sheila Appel | DCWIB Chair
    U.S. Manager Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs | IBM Corporation

    Laine Belmonte
    Director of Human Resources | Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley PC

    Mary Jane Bertram
    Regional Director | Workforce Development Institute

    Christy Caridi
    Assistant Professor | Marist College

    Reinaldo Diaz
    Political Coordinator | Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation

    Garrett Dyal
    Assistant Store Manager | Adams Fair Acre Farms

    Nicole Fenichel-Hewitt
    Executive Director | The Art Effect

    Theresa Giovanniello
    Deputy Commissioner | DC Department of Community & Family Services

    Linda Hannigan, CPA
    Director | RBT CPAs, LLP

    Johnnieanne Hansen
    Vice President of Operations and Workforce Development | Council of Industry

    Dr. Richard Hooley
    District Superintendent for Business Services | DC BOCES

    William Jeffries
    Director of Staff Development | Mobile Life Support Services, Inc.

    Rich Kleban
    Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer | DC Regional Chamber of Commerce

    Donald Lucarello
    Employment Services Manager II | New York State Department of Labor

    Paul Mancarella
    President | De’s Jewelers

    Michael McCormack, A.I.A
    Partner | Liscum, McCormack, Vanvoorhis

    Rita McPeck
    Business Banking Sales Officer – SBA| KeyBank National Association

    Angela Patella
    Director of Counseling | NYS Education Department - ACCESS/VR

    Elizabeth Spira, CEO
    NCRT | Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County

    Brandon Walker
    Owner | Essie’s Restaurant

    Jessica Woodson
    Director of Human Resources | The Bonura Hospitality Group

    Union Representation
    Pending Appointment

     

    ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE DECEMBER 8, 2022 


    Agenda & Minutes

    The DCWIB Board meets the fourth Thursday of selected months, at the WIB Office located at 3 Neptune Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, via Zoom OR in-person/Zoom Hybrid unless otherwise stated.

    The DCWIB Executive Committee meets the second Thursday every month, at the WIB office located at 3 Neptune Road,  Poughkeepsie, NY, via Zoom OR in-person/Zoom Hybrid unless otherwise stated.


    2021


    Board Agenda & Minutes


    2020


    Note: Due to COVID - 19 restrictions during 2020, the DCWIB Board only met twice 

    Board - Agenda & Minutes

    • 06/25/2020
    • 10/22/2020

    Executive Committee - Agenda & Minutes

    • 01/09/2020
    • 02/13/2020 Cancelled
    • 03/12/2020
    • 04/09/2020
    • 05/14/2020
    • 06/11/2020
    • 07/09/2020
    • 09/10/2020 Cancelled
    • 10/10/2020
    • 11/12/2020

    2019


    Board - Agenda & Minutes

    • 03/28/2019
    • 05/30/2019
    • 06/27/2019
    • 10/24/2019

    Executive Committee - Agenda & Minutes

    • 01/10/2019
    • 02/14/2019
    • 03/14/2019
    • 04/11/2019
    • 05/09/2019
    • 06/13/2019
    • 08/08/2019
    • 09/12/2019
    • 10/10/2019
    • 11/14/2019
    • 12/12/2019

     

    Responsibilities of the Workforce Development Board 

    Dutchess County Board By-Laws

    Dutchess County Board Policies

     


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