Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP





Larimer County Workforce Development Board


August 12, 2015     7:45 – 9:30 A.m.

Larimer County Courthouse, 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO


1.    Networking                                                                                                                                                                       (7:45 -7:50)

2.    Call to Order (Nancy Patton)                                                                                                                                      (7:50 -7:53)

a.   Roll call

b.   Review agenda

c.   Announcements

d.   Public comment on topics not on the agenda


3.    Consent Calendar (Nancy Patton)                                                                                                                            (7:53 - 7:55)

a.   Approval of June 10, 2015 minutes  *Vote*

4.    The Cascade Engineering Story (Fred Keller)                                                                                                       (7:55 – 8:25)


5.    Diamonds in the Rough:  Solutions to Employing the Untapped Workforce                                       (8:25 – 8:50)
Panel and Discussion (Jacob Castillo)    

a.   Invited Panelists: 

·   Pete Gazlay, Owner, Total Facility Care

·   Tammy Hilgeford, Manager of Employee Support Services, Goodwill Industries,
 accompanied by Todd Wakefield , Area Manager, Goodwill Industries

·   Cheryl Pansire, Human Resource Manager, Forney Industries

·   Scott Duarte, General Manager, Cambria Suites Hotel


6.    Q & A (Jacob Castillo)                                                                                                                                                      (8:50 – 9:15)

7.    Close and Next Steps (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                                                      (9:15 – 9:20)

8.    Other  Business (Jerry Thurber)                                                                                                                                  (9:20 – 9:30)


9.    Adjourn                                                                                                                                                                               (9:30)


VISION:                  Cultivate a well-trained, productive, and competitive workforce in our region.

MISSION:            Connect community, government, business, and education to shape a robust, talented, and sustainable workforce.

PURPOSE:            Strengthen our workforce and communities by providing an interactive forum where workforce issues can be heard, partnerships formed, and solutions created.         

Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.