The board is made up of representatives from business, education, economic development, organized labor, community-based organizations, and state agencies as required by federal workforce legislation, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
HR Generalist & Business Analyst
Kelly Morgan, SOWIB Chair
President & CEO
Chief Operations Officer
Wild Coast Rivers Alliance
Director of Oral Services
Labor Relations Representative
Oregon Nurses Association
International Association of Machinist and Aerospace
Chief Executive Officer
Orenco Systems, Inc.
Robert Westerman, SOWIB Vice Chair
Robin Van Winkle
Director of Community Education & Workforce Development
Vice President of Instruction
GOVERNMENT, ECON. DEV.
Current SOWIB Bylaws
COOS, CURRY, DOUGLAS
The Coos, Curry, Douglas Workforce Consortium is made up of one local elected official from each of the three counties in the Southwest area as required by WIOA. The consortium is responsible for making appointments to the board along with approving the local plan and budget for SOWIB.
Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins, Chair
Curry County Commissioner Court Boice
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice