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Youth Committee

The purpose of the Youth Committee is to provide expertise in youth workforce development policy and assist the local WIB to:

  • Develop and recommend local youth employment and training policy and practice;
  • Broaden employment and training policy to incorporate youth development;
  • Establish linkages with other organizations serving youth;
  • Evaluate a range of issues that impact young people’s success in the labor market.

Committee Members

Name Agency/Business
Amanda Belle-Smith Yates County CAP
Terri Carlson Ontario County Workforce Development
John Donohue Penn Yan Academy
Chris Edgar Literacy  Volunteers of Wayne County
Jennie Erdle FLCC
Eric Israel Seneca Waterways Council
Erika Martin Yates County Probation
Loree Martin Yates County Workforce Development
John McGregor McGregor Vineyard
Deborah McGrimley Seneca County Workforce Development
Lori Parish Generations Bank
Eileen Rucinski Member At Large
Melissa Stuart Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES
Kathy Templar Wayne County Workforce Development
Reggie Walton Job Corps
Michael Whirtley Dept. of Social Services, DHS/Seneca County Workforce Development
Brian Young Ontario County Workforce Development