The South Central Workforce Development Board (SCWDB) is the designated regional convener and administrative entity that coordinates workforce training and career services through federal funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). We are charged with overseeing and implementing workforce development initiatives and activities throughout the Virginia Career Works – South Central Region.

The SCWDB collaborates with contracted program operators and workforce system partners to assist employers with applicant screening, writing job descriptions, and training new employees. The SCWDB also ensures that classes and career services are effectively delivered for Virginia Career Works – South Central Region youth and adult residents as well as businesses. The meeting dates for the Workforce Development Board can be found here.

Our regional board is one of 15 workforce boards throughout Virginia servicing the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties.

Donald GarrettHill-Garrett Insurance Agency
Robert LlewellynC & L Machine and Welding, Inc.
Roger ScottPresident, Eclipse Enterprises, Inc.
Leroy JollyJolly’s Auto Sales and Service
Scott MartinState Farm Insurance
Gloria WestermanDirector of Transitional Programs/SVCC
Don MatthewsLEO/Owner, Matthews Farms
Keith HarkinsVice President of WF, SVCC
Gary WalkerOwner, Cornerstone Insurance Co.
Regina WhiteOffice Manager, Charlotte Primary Care
Bradley WikeBus. Rep., IBEW Local 50, AFL-CIO
Lena ChapmanFarm Bureau
Elizabeth JamersonDirector of HR, Cumberland Co. Schools
Cathy ConnerManager, VEC
Lisa Crews, ChairRecruiter, Halifax Regional Hospital
Trisha CurrinCompliance Office, Southern Dominion HS
Sharon HarrupPresident/CEO-STEPS, Inc.
Robert Ledbetter Safety Director-Kenbridge Construction
Cindy KirbyAmerican Buildings
Valaria SeamansSupervisor-SSCSB/Creative Designs-Owner
Donnie WilliamsIVC
Randy RashOwner, Business-Spraggins Farm
Mary TisdalePrincipal, Amelia/Nottoway Vo-Tech Ctr.
Prince Edward
Rob FowlerCommunity Dev. Dir., Prince Ed Cty
Sheri McGuireLongwood Smal Business Dev. Ctr.
Lynn HarrisHuman Services Manager, DARS
Margaret Taylor-CollinsPresident/Owner-At Work Personnel Service
Mark WebbState Farm Insurance

Penny Brogran – Dept. for Aging and Rehab Services

Kevin Chandler – Southside Community Services Board

Lena Chapman – Private Sector Business/SCWDB

Gary Cifers – Mecklenburg Career/Tech Ed Dir.

Scott Critzer – Charlotte Career/Student Serv.Dir.

Carolyn Gaines – Former Youth Guardian/DSS

Liz Jamerson – Cumberland K-12 Schools/SCWDB

Ann Nelson – Higher Education

Tiffany Russell – Probation

Margaret Taylor-Collins – Business/At Work

Mary Tisdale – Vocational/Tech. Ed/SCWDB

Board Member Job Description & Application for Appointment

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