Board meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public. The level of public interest and attendance at the board meetings indicate strong community involvement in the delivery of employment and training services in Western Arkansas.
Western Arkansas’ workforce board encourages public comment. Help us make the workforce delivery system a success! See the event calendar for more information on upcoming meetings.
If you would like more information about board meetings, please contact Dennis Williamson. If you need more information about the board or its projects, please contact us.
Dennis Williamson firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Board June 22, 2021
One Stop Committee April 14, 2021
Youth Committee April 8, 2021
Disability Committee December 10, 2020
Staff to the Board
WIOA Service Provider Staff
Cathy Nesbit - Board Chair
Harry Robinson Buick
Greg Aleshire - Board Vice-Chair
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services
Arkansas Rehab Services
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 155
Crawford County Adult Education
Stark Manufacturing, LLC
UA - Rich Mountain
Carpenters' Local 71
WIOA Title I-B Staff
The Western Arkansas Planning & Development District provides a well-rounded staff to support the Workforce Development’s functions. The experienced staff provides planning, evaluation, fiscal, procurement, and management information systems services to administer the Board’s projects in accordance with its goals.
If you have any questions about WAPDD or any of its projects, feel free to contact one of our staff members. WAPDD is located at 1109 S. 16th St. Fort Smith, AR 72901. The telephone number is 479-785-2651.