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June 2015
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SAWDC
Quarterly Council
Meeting

Wednesday
June 10, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Tour to follow


30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

"Build Together Expo"

The Mobile Section of Alabama AGC hosted its "Build Together Expo" featuring contractors, project owners, and workforce development agencies.

Members met at the Mobile Aerospace Complex on May 19 to network and make business connections.  All who attended left with a connection that will help them Build Together better in the future.

Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council along with Central Gulf Industrial Alliance and GoBuild Alabama were on hand to promote workforce initiatives.
Click here to read more.
 

MCPSS JROTC STEM Academy Shapes 120 Cadets' Vision for their Future
June 8-12, 2015

Thanks to the generous support of area industry and community organizations, the Mobile County Public School System is launching its first-ever JROTC STEM Academy for one week in June to engage students in future STEM careers and the need to make good decisions now, academically and personally.

Click here for full Press Release.
SAWDC 
Board of Directors

Chairman
Sandra Koblas
  Austal USA
 
Vice Chairman
Lee Lawson
Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance
 
Secretary
Bill Hafner
VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering

Treasurer
Ketrenia Crenshaw
Boise Paper
 
Legal Counsel
David Hannan
Maynard Cooper & Gale

Past  Chairman
Sam Covert
Alabama Power
(Retired)
 
Carolyn Akers
Mobile Area
Education Foundation

Chris Comstock
Outokumpu
 
Bob Higgins
Higgins & Associates

Frank Jelercic
Central Gulf
Industrial Alliance
 
John Johnson
Coastal Gateway

Jennifer Ogle
Airbus

Steve Perry
Community Leader

Janice Rehm
USA Children's & Women's

Randy Rogers
Evonik Industries

Lesleigh Smith
Performance Contractors

George Vann
BASF

Troy Wayman
Mobile Area
Chamber of Commerce
 
Cheryl Williams
Spherion Staffing
 
Laura Chandler
Executive Director
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We are so grateful for the outpouring of support for the 2015 SAWDC Worlds of Opportunity. It is not too late to be a part of the change.
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To submit your sponsorship commitment, Click  here.

For more information, contact:
Peggy Brown
251-445-2090
 
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2015 Sponsors
   
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Silver Sponsors

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Senator Vivian Figures
Alabama State 
Legislature
Senator Trip Pittman
Alabama State 
Legislature

United Way

 
 
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SAWDC's Vision is to develop a comprehensive, integrated workforce development system which creates a skilled, diverse, motivated, adaptable workforce that better meets the needs of employers and leads to a better quality of life for our citizens.
  
SAWDC's Mission is to develop strategic partnerships which attract, educate and train students and workers to better meet employer needs and foster economic growth in a global marketplace.
  
For more information on how you can become involved with the efforts of the Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council and Region 9, please call 251-445-2090.