James D. Oliveira

Executive Director
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Joseph P. Lopes

Deputy Executive Director
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Deborah Meggison

Director of Operations
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Donna J. Ramos

National Emergency Grant
Opioid Project Director
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Abbey Despres

Director of Finance
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Jacqueline Sylvia

Health Care Sector Specialist/Communications Manager
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Brian Silva-Boutwell

Interim Youth Program Manager/Connecting Activities
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Rick Marshall

 Apprenticeship Integration Manager
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Taylor Nichols-Xavier

Administrative Assistant and
Program Monitor
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Deven Robitaille

Youth Industry Sector Coordinator
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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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