February 4, 2010 – A Workforce Strategy for Tompkins County, Julia Mattick & Martha Armstrong

Speaker:
Julia Mattick, Director of Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board
Martha Armstrong, Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning, Tompkins County Economic Development

Description:
Julia Mattick, Director of Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board and Martha Armstrong, Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning, Tompkins County Economic Development talked about a recently conducted comprehensive study of workforce development needs in Tompkins County and how they are moving forward to leverage the County’s strengths.

PowerPoint:
“A Workforce Strategy for Tompkins County”

Location:
Tompkins Cortland Community College

Present:
Presentor - Julia Mattick (Director of Tompkins County Workforce Investment),  Martha Armstrong (Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning)
Attendees – Debra Morello (Broome Community College(BCC),Janet Hertzog (Broome Community College (BCC),Jeremy Bowker (Binghamton University (BU),John Gutenberger (Cornell University),Julia Mattick (Tompkins Workforce New York),Martha Armstrong, (Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning, Tompkins County Economic Development),Martha Hubbard (Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3),Rebecca Ducsik (Broome-Tioga Workforce New York), Scott Bowen (Binghamton University (BU),Susan Greener (Tompkins Cortland Community College), Thomas Kowalik (Binghamton University (BU)

Reports/Discussion: 

  • Julia Mattick, Director of Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board and Martha Armstrong, Vice President and Director of Economic Development Planning, Tompkins County Economic Development talked about a recently conducted comprehensive study of workforce development needs in Tompkins County and how they are moving forward to leverage the County’s strengths. The following link will give you access to the numerous reports and handouts they provided. http://www.tcad.org/wib/workforce_strategy.php
  • Members shared information about current activities and coming events.

Next Meeting:
The next meeting is Thursday, March 4, 2010 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, Binghamton University Downtown Center