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Board of Directors

Enforcing the Workforce Board Mission

The Workforce Board Lehigh Valley Board of Directors are committed to the mission of WBLV. As a governing body, the board of directors are appointed by local elected officials and recertified every two years by the governor. The governor is also responsible for establishing the criteria for use by the chief elected official(s) in appointing the local board members.

Board Officers

Jane Brooks
Regional Manager, Community Affairs
Highmark Blue Shield

Vice Chair
Morten Rasmussen
VP Operations Human Resource & Compensation
B. Braun Medical Inc.

Stephen Patterson
Chief Lending Officer
Fleetwood Bank

Keith Reynolds
Reynolds Business Systems, Inc.

WBLV Board Directors

Dr. Ann Bieber
Lehigh Carbon Community College

Heather Cardona
Supervisor, College Relations
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Brooke Cho
District Administrator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Tony Cruz
General Manager
Woodston County Club and Lodge

Patrick Edmonds
Training Coordinator/Instructor
Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 19

Lorraine Faccenda
Plant Manager
Holcim (US)

Jeffrey Fretz
Business Agent
Teamster Local 773

Karianne Gelinas
VP of Regional Partnership/Talent Strategies
Lehigh Valley Economic Development

James Irwin
Staff Representative

Ceceilia Jackson
CeCe J’s Snacks

Joseph Kovalchik
Northampton Area School District

Kurt Landes
President & General Manager
Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Baseball

John MacDonald

Allied Personnel Servies

Denise Maiatico
Vice President

Meyer Jabara Hotels of the Lehigh Valley

Gregg Marzano
Associate Advisor-Hotels
SVN Imperial Realty

Kenneth Nasatka
Executive Director

Northampton Community College

Timothy Mulligan
Communities In Schools of Eastern PA

Lisa Nesbitt
Executive Director
PA Department of Human Services – Northampton County

Rebecca Nowery
Assistant VP. Human Resources

St. Luke’s University Health Network

Owen O’Neil
Executive Director
Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA)

Gregg Potter
Senior Labor Relations Consultant Capital Blue Cross/LV Labor Council/AFL-CIO

Debi Rice
The Fun-Nominal Group

Portia Watkins
HR Business Partner
Gemini/KB Systems, Inc.

Marybeth Williams
Regional Director
Bureau of Workforce Partnership and Operations (BWPO)

David Wolff
Vice President
Kressler Wolff & Miller

Carol Young
Vice President, Personnel

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Michael Woodland
Dan’s Camera/FastSigns

WBLV & Committee Meeting Schedule

2024 Meeting Dates Schedule

Board Meetings Agenda and Minutes

WBLV March 12, 2024 Minutes

WBLV December 5, 2023 Minutes

WBLV September 12, 2023 Minutes

WBLV June 13, 2023 Minutes

WBLV March 14, 2023 Minutes

WBLV December 6, 2022 Minutes

WBLV September 13, 2022 Minutes

WBLV June 14, 2022 Minutes

WBLV March 8, 2022 Minutes

WBLV December 7, 2021 Minutes

WBLV September 14, 2021 Minutes

WBLV June 8, 2021 Minutes

WBLV March 9, 2021 Minutes

Workforce Board Lehigh Valley is required to have a Workforce Development Board by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. For information about how you can register to attend an upcoming board meeting as a community member or local business owner, please call 610-437-5627.