The Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) purpose is to drive strategic alliances that advance the region’s workforce initiatives and ultimately the regions economic vitality.

Role and Function

The role of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is to manage the strategic direction of workforce development activities through the investment in people, fulfilling employer needs, and improving the quality of life in Montgomery County.

2022 Meeting Dates

Wednesday, Feb. 16
Wednesday, May 11
Wednesday, Sept. 14
Wednesday, Nov. 9


The WIB shall be composed of no more than thirty (30) appointed members, of which the majority shall be representative of businesses from the local area. The balance of the board shall include representatives from local education entities, government officials, labor organizations, economic development, and community-based organizations.

Business members shall be nominated by local business organizations and appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners. Non-business members may be nominated by interested parties and appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners.

Name Title Organization Term Expiration
Linda Ashworth Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce 6/30/2023
Cassie B. Barlow, PhD Executive Director Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) 6/30/2023
Carol Bise Director, Human Resources Miller-Valentine Construction 6/30/2023
Chair Karen W. Borgert Healthcare and Human Resources Executive Community Volunteer 6/30/2023
Dave Collins, PhD Senior Vice President Sinclair College 6/30/2022
Erik Collins Director Montgomery County Community and Economic Development 6/30/2023
Shannon Cox Superintendent Montgomery County ESC 6/30/2023
Melissa Cutcher Executive Director Technology First 6/30/2023
Judy Dodge County Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Shelly Dickstein City Manager City of Dayton 12/31/2024
Timothy Dutton EVP, Mission, Brand and People Kettering Health Network 6/30/2023
Angelia Erbaugh President Dayton Region Manfacturers Assoc. 6/30/2023
Jamie Gee Manager Montgomery County Office of Reentry 6/30/2023
Sarah Hackenbracht President and CEO Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association 6/30/2023
Walt Hibner Economic Development Manager CenterPoint Energy 6/30/2023
Carl Kennebrew International President IUE-CWA 6/30/2023
Deborah A. Lieberman County Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Elizabeth Lolli, PhD Superintendent Dayton Public Schools 9/30/2022
Co-Chair Marvene Mitchell Cook Director of Office of Workforce Development Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Grady Mullins Executive Director Dayton Building Trades 6/30/2023
Carolyn Rice County Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Christopher Shaw City Commissioner City of Dayton 12/31/2024
Diane Walsh Executive Director Dayton, Miami Valley AFL-CIO 12/31/2024
Troy Washington, SHRM-CP Vice President for Human Resources University of Dayton 6/30/2023
Rick Wegmann Executive Director Miami Valley Works, a service of Goodwill Easter Seals 6/30/2023
Nick Weldy Superintendent Miami Valley Career Technology Center 6/30/2023
Chris Williams Assistant County Administrator Montgomery County 6/30/2022
Download a PDF roster of the current Workforce Investment Board