EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

David Slutz, Chair, Potentia Holdings, LLC

Mike Tavares, Vice Chair, Horacio’s, and Member of our Performance & Oversight Committee

Carl Taber, Treasurer; BayCoast Bank

Rick Kidder, Secretary and Business Development Committee Chair; Co-CEO, One SouthCoast Chamber

Lisa M. Lemieux, Assistant Secretary; Organizer, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Jeffrey Pelletier, Youth Council Member; CEO, Junior Achievement

Ron Melbourne, Performance Committee Chair; Membrane Concepts

John Fernandes, At Large; The Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council, and Member of our Business Development Committee, and Member of our Performance & Oversight Committee

Helena DaSilva Hughes, At Large; Immigrant’s Assistance Center

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Rick Kidder, Chair; Co-CEO, One SouthCoast Chamber

Beth Costa, Operation Manager, MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center

James Daniels, Career Center Director, MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center

John Fernandes, Executive Board Representative, The Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council

Angela Johnston Director of Business Solutions and Partnerships at Bristol Community College

Tracy Silvia, HR Business Partner, Ahead USA/Kate Lord

Allie Wainer, Executive Vice President & COO, Sid Wainer & Son’s

PERFORMANCE & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Ron Melbourne, Chair; Membrane Concepts

Paul Correira, Sr., Vice President, LifeStream, Inc.

John Fernades, Executive Board Representative, The Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council

Michael Tavares, General Manager, Horacio’s

YOUTH COUNCIL

Jennifer Patnaude, Chair; Greater NB Community Health Center

Christopher John Rezendes, Vice Chair; Founder, Partner, INEX Advisors LLC

As your local MassHire Workforce Board, we design strategies and programs that best meet the needs of job seekers and businesses in our region.

Businesses can connect with us for the following opportunities:

  • Serve as a private sector member of your local MassHire Workforce Board
  • Partner on the design of a training program

For your immediate hiring needs, we oversee the MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center. To connect with a job seeker today, visit masshiregnbcc.com.

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