FL Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB)

Made up of members from both the private and public sector of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties in New York State, the Board is the decision-making entity responsible to:

  • OVERSEE the local workforce system
  • DEVELOP a Strategic Plan
  • DESIGNATE the One-Stop operator(s)
  • CERTIFY eligible providers of youth, training & intensive services
  • NEGOTIATE local performance measures
  • ESTABLISH performance goals
  • EVALUATE and improve performance

Annual Reports

Board Members

Tom Albanese
Director of Human Resources ITT/Goulds Pumps
Scott Bischoping
Superintendent Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
Lina Brennan
Human Resources Manager FL Regional Health System
Mary Lee Burnell
Administrator Seneca Nursing & Rehab Center
Margaret “Peg” Churchill
Director Wayne County IDA
Deborah Culeton
Manager of Executive Support IDI Billing Solutions
Mike Davis
Business Manager IBEW Local 840
Eric Delsaer
Vice President of Human Resources del Lago Resort & Casino
Jennifer DeVault
Vice President of Associate Services Thompson Health
Robert Doeblin
Director of Housing Operations Geneva Housing Authority
Thomas Facer
President/CEO Farm Fresh First, LLC.
Michelle Fortune
HR Business Partner & Business Development Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
Elizabeth “Lynn” Freid
Regional Director
Debra Hellert
Vice President of Marketing Reliant Community Federal Credit Union
Cheryl Hess
Director, Corporate Human Resources
Michael Kauffman
General Manager Eastview Mall
Carol Kramer
Director of Counseling ACCES-VR
Dan Maloney
President UAW Local 1097
Michael Manikowski
Executive Director Ontario Co. Economic Dev. & IDA
John McGregor
Vice President McGregor Vineyard
Kim Morgan
Director of Admissions Keuka College
John Mueller
Co-Owner Willow Bend Farm LLC
Julia Murphy
Employment Services Manager I New York State Department of Labor
Dr. Robert Nye
President Finger Lakes Community College
Lori Parish
AVP/Corporate Secretary Generations Bank
Joseph Pellerite
Executive Vice President of Operations O’Connell Electric
Bonnie Percy
County Legislator Yates County
Dave Phillips
Training Manager GW Lisk
Rick Plympton
CEO Optimax Systems, Inc.
Michael Rusinko
Assistant VP/ Small Business Lending
Ann Scheetz
Executive Director Ontario ARC
John Sheppard
County Manager Seneca County
Eileen Tiberio
Commissioner Ontario County Department of Social Services

Slate of Officers

  • Chair: Michael Rusinko
  • Vice Chair – Private Sector: Rick Plympton
  • Vice Chair – Public Sector: Michael Manikowski
  • Treasurer: Robert Doeblin

Minutes and Agendas

FLWIB: Agendas | Minutes
Executive Committee: Agendas | Minutes
Finance & Audit: Agendas | Minutes
Governance & Membership: Agendas | Minutes
Marketing & Communications: Agendas | Minutes
Performance & Evaluation: Agendas | Minutes
Youth: Agendas | Minutes
Veterans Outreach: Agendas | Minutes
Individuals with Disabilities: Agendas | Minutes
Economic Development: Agendas | Minutes
Consortium: Agendas | Minutes
Business Service Representatives: Agendas | Minutes
Youth Counselors: Agendas | Minutes
Training Team: Agendas | Minutes



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