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File #: 22-1414A    Version: 1
Type: Appointment Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2022 Department: CareerSource Pinellas
On agenda: 9/22/2022 Final action: 9/22/2022
Title: Appointment to WorkNet Pinellas d/b/a CareerSource Pinellas Board of Directors (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).
Attachments: 1. One Appointment to Worknet Pinellas dba CareerSource Pinellas Board of Directors, 2. WorkNet Application, 3. Application Worksheet Ballot, 4. Current Roster



Appointment to WorkNet Pinellas d/b/a CareerSource Pinellas Board of Directors (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).



Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas d/b/a CareerSource Pinellas Board of Directors.


                     Appointment of one Business seat, expired on June 30, 2022, for a two-year term expiring on June 30, 2024.

                     The local board must include representatives from four categories:  Business, Workforce, Education and Training, Government, Economic and Community Development, Other.

                     The name of the applicant can be viewed on the attached worksheet.



Strategic Plan:

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and our Customers
5.1 Maximize partner relationships and public outreach




WorkNet Pinellas dba CareerSource Pinellas (CSPin) is governed by a Board of Directors.  All positions are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (Board).  CSPin is approved for up to 33 members, and must comply with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.  There are currently 24 members on the CSPin board.  This application has been reviewed by Pinellas County Department of Economic Development. 



Background Information:

The local board must include representatives from four categories:
                     Business: owners or executives of firms providing employment opportunities in in-demand industry sectors or occupations in Pinellas County.
                     Workforce: representatives of labor organizations, apprenticeship programs, or community-based organizations who assist individuals with barriers to employment or out-of-school youth.
                     Education and Training: providers of adult education and literacy under Title II, community colleges, and local educational agencies and community-based organizations providing education or training to individuals with barriers to employment.
                     Government, Economic and Community Development: including representatives of entities serving the local area relating to transportation, housing, and public assistance; or philanthropic organizations serving the local area.
5)       Other:  Federal statutes allow the appointment of “other appropriate individuals as determined by the chief elected official”.

The local workforce development board has the following responsibilities:
                     Develop, submit, ratify, or amend the local workforce development plan,
                     Provide ongoing oversight related to administrative costs, duplicated services, career counseling, economic development, equal access, compliance and accountability, and performance outcomes,
                     Oversee the one-stop delivery system in its local area, and
                     Designate all local service providers.


Fiscal Impact:



Staff Member Responsible:

Dr. Cynthia Johnson, Director, Economic Development



CareerSource Pinellas



WorkNet Application
Applicant Worksheet/Ballot
Current Roster