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

Rob Williford, 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

Michele Burgess, Co-Owner
Burgess Farms

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

Yolanda Uvalle, Plant HR

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

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

Barbara Buchanan, Vice President
Piedmont Community College

Workforce Development Board Staff

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