Worknet Merced County Workforce Development Board

The Worknet Merced County Workforce Development Board is a policy-making entity empowered by WIOA to educate and train local workers and support businesses. Worknet Merced County is comprised of a majority of private business owners who collaborate with leaders from various education, labor, public service, and community based organizations. The focus of this board is to ensure that the residents of Merced County have the skills, training, and education to achieve their career goals, and Merced County employers are able to hire, develop, and retain outstanding employees. Through its strategic initiatives, the Board works to promote economic opportunity and shared prosperity. Our Board Members help Worknet Merced County to create strategic alliances with businesses, the workforce development community, and other stakeholders via its Mission, Vision, and Goals.

If you are interested in serving on the Worknet Merced County Board, please review our Board Member Prospectus and complete our online Board Membership Application. All applications must be approved by the Worknet Merced County Workforce Development Board and the Merced County Board of Supervisors.

Meet Our Board

Business Representatives

Michael Altomare
Board Chair
Agrecom, Inc.
Steve Newvine
First Vice Chair
PG&E
Leslie Abasta-Cummings
Second Vice Chair
Livingston Community Health
Daniel Caris
Member
Mr. INK Pro
Eric Chu
Member
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
David Dees
Member
Dees Research
Amie Marchini
Member
Amie Marchini Senior Care
Jack Mobley
Member
ServiceMaster
Tim O'Neill
Member
Image Masters
Stergios (Steve) Roussos
Member
Alliance for Community Research & Development, LLC
Vinton Thengvall
Member

Label Technology, Inc.

Economic & Community Development

Mark J. Hendrickson
Member
Merced County Community and Economic Development

Education

Steve Hobbs
Member
Merced Adult School
Peter Schuerman
Member
UC Merced

Labor and Workforce

Joshua Lepper
Member
Laborers International Union of North America
Tim Robertson
Member
North Valley Labor Federation
Steve Teitjen
Member

Merced County Office of Education

Greg Vincelet
Member
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 442

Local Government

Daron McDaniel
Supervisor, District 3

Title III Wagner-Peyser

Margarita Cabalbag
Member
Employment Development Department

Title IV Vocational Rehabilitation

Vacant
Member
Department of Rehabilitation