Leveraging Legislative Partners to Expand Workforce Development


About Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin Gayle Conelly Manchin was sworn in as the Appalachian Regional Commission’s thirteenth federal co-chair on May 6, 2021, becoming the first ARC Federal Co-Chair from West Virginia. Nominated by President Biden, Manchin works directly with ARC’s 13-member governors—one of whom is appointed annually as States’ Co-Chair—their state alternates and program […]

Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Workforce Education


About Dr. Corbin Rebecca Corbin is president & CEO of the Entrepreneurship (NACCE), a leading non-profit membership organization dedicated to increasing entrepreneurship offerings and thinking at over 300 community colleges across the country. She has forged several new partnerships with national Foundations to advance STEM education, ecosystem mapping, and intellectual property curriculum knowledge in community […]

Innovation in Business Partnerships to Elevate Workforce Programs


About Dr. McDonough Dr. Michael J. McDonough is Raritan Valley Community College’s eighth president. He has served in this role since June 2014. Prior to joining RVCC, McDonough served as provost and vice president of academic services at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY (2011-2014); as dean of Liberal Arts at Monroe Community College (2007-2011); […]

The Future of the Workforce Student


About Dr. Willis The fifth president of Howard Community College, Dr. Daria J. Willis assumed office in January 2022, following a nationwide search and unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees. She is the first African American to lead the college. Prior to her appointment, Dr. Willis was the president of Everett Community College. She has held […]

Creating a Cycle of Lifelong Learning


About Dr. Moore Kimberly Moore has spent over a decade in the workforce development arena.  She currently serves as the Vice President for Workforce Innovation at Tallahassee Community College (TCC).  In the position of Vice President, she is responsible for developing strategic solutions that address the needs of employers and those seeking to enter or […]