Workforce Development

Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board

The Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board oversees workforce and business services planning and policy development for Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, and Warren counties. By law, the majority of the Board, the Chair and Vice Chair must represent the private sector. Other members represent local government, community-based organizations, employment related agencies, apprenticeship, and educational organizations. The Board is committed to making the Kerr-Tar region a great place to have a business, to find educated and skilled employees and a great place for job seekers to find the programs and training that will make them well qualified employees.

Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Consortium Board

The Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Consortium provides for representation of elected officials in the local area’s approach to carrying out the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  The Consortium partners  with the Workforce Development Board in providing policy guidance and oversight with respect to the local workforce development system.

Kelli London, Representative
Franklin County


Timothy Karan, Representative
Granville County


Derrick Sims, Representative
Person County


Leo Kelly, Representative
Vance County


Victor Hunt, Representative
Warren County


Hal Muetzel, Owner, Board Chairman
Express Personnel


Fred Keller, Manager of Member Services, Board Vice Chair
Wake Electric


Sara Lloyd, Regional Director Customized Training, Board Secretary
North Carolina Community College System


Jeff Tingen, Regional Human Resources Manager
Altec Industries


Phillip Betts, Pastor
Isiah 58 - Jobs for Life Cornerstone Church


Monica Satterwhite, One-Stop Operations Manager
NCWorks Career Center -Kerr-Tar


Gordon Agingu, Regional Manager
Vocational Rehabilitation


John Alston, Owner
A & S Pest Control


Harry Mills, Director
Granville County Economic Development


Allen Winston, CFO
Winston International


Josh Laurore, HR Manager
Amcor Rigid Packaging


Vanessia Cooke-Alvarado, HR Manager
Dill Air Controls


John Dragoo, General Manager
Walmart, Henderson


Tana Chamberlain, Operations Manager
Mako Medical Laboratories


Tonya Wilson, Manager
D&J Furniture


Norman Terrence Wilson, Member
American Postal Workers Union


David Haynes, Lead Organizer
IBEW NC/SC


Jerry Edmonds, VP of Workforce & Community Engagement
Vance-Granville Community College


Dawn Michelle Tucker, Dean of Continuing Education
Piedmont Community College


Workforce Development Board Staff

Lou Grillo             Workforce Development Board Director
Desiree Brooks    Business Services Manager
Sharon Thomas   Youth Programs Coordinator & Equal Opportunity Officer
Deborah Cozart   Performance & Accountability Coordinator
Kelly Hundley      Program Specialist