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.

Sidney Dunston, Representative
Franklin County

Timothy Karan, Representative
Granville County

Gordon Powell, Representative
Person County

Leo Kelly, Representative
Vance County

Victor Hunt, Representative
Warren County

Derrick Sims, Chair, Safety Manager
US Flue Cured Tobacco

., 1st Vice Chair,

., 2nd Vice Chair,

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

Debra Harlow, ABE Coordinator
Piedmont Community College

Hal Muetzel, Owner
Express Personnel

Jeff Tingen, Regional Human Resources Manager
Altec Industries

Zac Seger, Director of Manufacturing Operations
Captive Aire

Ginnie Currin, Director
Granville Chamber of Commerce

J. PhillipBetts,
Isiah 58 - Jobs for Life Cornerstone Church

Fred Keller, Manager of Member Services
Wake Electric

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

Gordon Agingu, Regional Manager
Vocational Rehabilitation

Nikki Ward, Human Resources Manager

Chris Roark, President
CWA Local 3632

John Alston, Owner
A & S Pest Control

Harry Mills, Director
Granville County Economic Development

Workforce Development Board Staff

Vincent Gilreath   Workforce Development Board Director
Lou Grillo   Business Services Manager
Sharon Thomas   Youth Programs Coordinator
Deborah Cozart   Performance & Accountability Coordinator
Kelly Hundley   Talent Development Specialist