The Capital Region Workforce Development Board brings together business and industry, education, economic development and other public entities striving to ensure adequate investment in today’s workforce; and preparing tomorrow’s workforce to ensure they have the skills to meet the demand of the region’s growth sectors.

Business Seats

Chair, Ilene Maurer, Rhudy & Company, Strategic Communications

1st Vice Chair, Drexel Harris, Drexel’s Digital Creations (CBO and Community College)

Bill Auchmoody, Partnership Screening

Siyani Blount, Altria

Beth Bray, Moslow Wood Products

Robert Dick, SCS Engineers

John Easter, ChamberRVA

Scott Edwards, PARI

Robert Franklin, Church and Dwight

Danielle Gilbert, Manifest In You Consulting, LLC/CBO

Thomas Hayden, CodeBlue Technology

Dr. Charlie Jung, Virginia Urology

Larry Lyons, Powhatan Chamber of Commerce

Jesus J. Portillo, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Eric Stamper, Virginia First Financial Services, LLC

Amanda White, Aerotek


Career & Technical Education

Justin Roerink, Hanover CTE

Community College

Dr. Beno Rubin, Reynolds Community College

Adult Education

Jeffrey Elmore, Capital Region Adult Education

Economic Development

Tina Shreve, Chesterfield Economic Development


Dale Batten, VA Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services


Dennis Woodard, Virginia Employment Commission

Labor / CBO / Apprenticeship  

Kelly King Horne, Homeward
S. Gregg Spicer, Richmond Electricians’ JATC
Kevin Battle, Boilermakers Local #45
Amy Strite, Senior Connections, CAAA
Maynard E. Conner, Iron Works Local #28

Optional / Other


Social Services

Kiva Rogers, Chesterfield Social Services

Related Links

Capital Region Workforce Development Board Membership

WIOA Workforce Development Board Nomination Form

Workforce Development Board Member Nomination Supplemental Forms

Capital Region Workforce Development Board Membership

Process to seek a business member seat

  • Business members must be nominated by a Chamber of Commerce within the region, one of the local economic development offices, another business organization or association, or by another business.
  • Self-nomination is also allowed.
  • Nominations must be submitted to the CRWP Administrative Office. The staff will review the nomination and make a recommendation to the Elected Officials.
  • To nominate someone or yourself please complete the form listed below and return it via mail:
    Capital Region Workforce Development Board
    Attn: Director
    121 Cedar Fork Road, Suite B
    Henrico, VA 23223
    or via fax: (804) 236-0503

The Consortium of Local Elected Officials meet every other month, so it may take up to 60 days from the date of a receipt of the official nomination form for the nominee to be fully considered, and a response given to the nominee. If you would like to sit-in on a CRWDB meeting, please note their 2021-2022 meeting schedule. If you have any questions regarding the CRWDB, please call 804-652-3225.