Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board

Serves as a partnership of labor, business, and government dedicated to helping Washington state residents obtain and succeed in family-wage jobs, while meeting employer' needs for skilled workers. As a state agency, the Workforce Board oversees a workforce development system that includes 18 education and training programs receiving almost $1 billion annually in state and federal funds. The Board concentrates it major efforts on planning, coordination evaluation, policy analysis, and recommending improvements to the state's training system.
Board Website
Policy AreaEducation
Governor Appointments11
Total Board Positions11
Statutory AuthorityRCW 28C.18.020
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The governor appoints the Chair and selects three labor representatives and three business representatives.