COMMITTEES

The BGWIB has six standing committees in addition to the Executive Committe. 

If you are a community member with expertise in an area covered by one of these committees and would like to participate, please contact us. 

Executive

"The Executive Committee shall be comprised of the Board Officers and the Chairpersons of the Standing Committees. The Executive Committee of the Board shall be authorized to carry out, between full board meetings, the responsibilities of the Board. With the exception of approvals for single allocations in excess of $20,000, which shall require the approval of the Board, the Executive Committee may approve payments in accordance with budgeted amounts. A minimum of fifty-one percent (51%) of the Executive Committee’s members must be private sector representatives. The Executive Committee shall (1) coordinate and oversee the work of the Board and its committees, (2) conduct business between full Board meetings, (3) establish policies and procedures, (4) manage the activities of the Administrative Agent between full Board meetings, and (5) take other actions that are not in conflict with WIOA or regulations set by the KWIB. The Board Chairperson shall serve of the Chairperson of this committee." - BGWIB ByLaws 3.1​​
Staff Contact:
Mable Duke, Director of Workforce Services
(email)
Members: 
Kim Menke, Chairman
Matt Montgomery, Vice Chair
John Phillips, Secretary
David Boggs, Treasurer

Finance

 "Finance Committee shall advise and assist in the oversight of budget development and expenditures of WIOA funds. The members of the Finance Committee must be Board Members. The budget and the budget modifications shall be submitted to the Finance Committee for approval, but adoption of the budget shall be made by the Board. The Finance Committee must meet a minimum of two times per Program Year. The Treasurer shall chair the Finance Committee." - BGWIB ByLaw 3.5
Chair: David Boggs
Members:
Matthew Montgomery 

Staff Contact:
Michael Buschmann, WIOA Financial Officer
(email)

Individuals with Disabilities

 "This committee will assist with the operational and other issues relating to the provision of services to individuals with disabilities and provide such other services that may be required by WIOA and its implementing regulations. In accordance with WIOA, this committee may include persons who are not Board Members subject to approval by the Executive Committee. The Chairperson of this committee must be a member of the Board, and the Board Chairperson shall appoint the Chairperson of this committee." - BGWIB ByLaw 3.4
Chair: John Phillips
Members: Ryan Henson

Staff Contact:
Katie Wright, Quality Control Specialist
(email)

One-Stop

 "The One-Stop Committee provides information and assists with operational issues relating to the one-stop delivery system in the local area and provide such other services that may be required by WIOA and its implementing regulations. In accordance with WIOA, this committee may include persons who are not Board Members subject to approval by the Executive Committee. The Chairperson of this committee must be a member of the Board, and the Board Chairperson shall appoint the Chairperson of this committee.  ." - BGWIB ByLaw 3.3
Chair: Jon Dougherty
Members: Steve Sigg, Dolly Hollan

Staff Contact:
Amy Glasscock, Workforce Services Manager
(email)

Program

A program committee, evaluates existing programs, oversees program expansion or development, and facilitates board conversations about its programs. The Program Committee will review and make recommendation of policy approval or changes to the board.

Chair: Dr. Augusta Julian
Members: Ken Troske

Staff Contact:
Ethan Linville, Business Services Manager
(email)

Strategic Planning

"The Executive Committee will establish a standing Strategic Planning Committee which shall review the evolving staff needs of the Board, evaluate all Board staff, recommend to the Board when independent contractors should be engaged, and recommend to the Board when additional training and education for staff may be appropriate or necessary. The Board Chairperson shall appoint the Chairperson of this committee." - BGWIB ByLaw 3.6
Chair: Tracy Pratt-Savage
Members:  Lisa Farmer, Brian Leary

Staff Contact:
Staci L. May, Marketing and Communications Specialist
(email)

Youth

"The Youth Council Committee will assist the Board with the development of those portions of the local plan that deal with youth, make recommendations regarding grants or contracts to carry out youth activities, provide general oversight for youth activities, and provide such other services that may be required by WIOA and its implementing regulations. In accordance with WIOA, this committee may include persons who are not Board Members subject to approval by the Executive Committee. The Chairperson of this committee must be a member of the Board, and the Board Chairperson shall appoint the Chairperson of this committee." - BGWIB ByLaw 3.2

Chair: Woods Adams
Members:  Lisa Farmer

Staff Contact:
Tiffanie Reeves, Youth Services Manager
(email)