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.

2021 Meeting Dates

September 8

November 10


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 Vice President, Strategic Human Resources CareSource 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 Associate Superintendent Montgomery County ESC 6/30/2023
Melissa Cutcher Executive Director Technology First 6/30/2023
Judy Dodge Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Angelia Erbaugh President Dayton Region Manfacturers Assoc. (DRMA) 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
Beverly Knapp, RN, MS Vice President of Clinical Integration & Innovation Kettering Health Network 6/30/2023
Deborah A. Lieberman County Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Jeff D. Liu President & CEO Fuyao Group North America 6/30/2022
Elizabeth Lolli, PhD Superintendent Dayton Public Schools 9/30/2022
Co-Chair Marvene Mitchell Cook Director of Office of CARES Act Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Grady Mullins Executive Director Dayton Building Trades 6/30/2023
Carolyn Rice Commissioner Montgomery County 6/30/2023
Courtney Schneider Housing Prog Specialist County Corp 6/30/2023
Diane Walsh Executive Director Dayton, Miami Valley AFL-CIO 12/31/2021
Troy Washington, SHRM-CP Vice President for Human Resources University of Dayton 6/30/2023
Rick Wegmann Executive Director Miami Valley Works, a service ofGoodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley 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