Leonard attends forum in Washington
Sherburne County Commissioner Rachel Leonard attended the 2011 National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) Forum: Dialogue for Workforce Excellence held in Washington, D.C.
As commissioner, Leonard serves on the Central Minnesota Joint Powers Board of Commissioners (JPB). The JPB, in partnership with the Central Minnesota Workforce Investment Board is responsible for the policy guidance and oversight of all job training and job placement activities in 11 counties including Sherburne, Wright, Mille Lacs and Isanti counties.
The forum focused on five themes: re-employment, credentialing, literacy, youth and economic development.Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. dedicated incentive award funding paid for the trip.