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

Paul Junod, Bon Secours Mercy Health (Chair)
Ilene Maurer, Philip Morris USA (1st Vice Chair)

Bill Auchmoody, Partnership Staffing International
Cordell Briggs, Smart-Fixit
Robert Dick, SCS Engineers
John Easter, ChamberRVA
Scott Edwards, PRE Holding Inc./PARI

Danielle Gilbert, Manifest In You Consulting, LLC/CBO

Chris Harrington, Bon Secours Mercy Health

Drexel Harris, Drexel’s Digital Creations, LLC/(CBO)

Thomas Hayden, CodeBlue Technology

Daniel Jones, Taylor Long Properties

Larry Lyons, Powhatan Chamber of Commerce

Thomas Prest, Country Club of Virginia

Eric Stamper, Virginia First Financial Services, LLC

Terry Willie-Surratt, One Step at a Time Consulting

Career & Technical Education

Mac Beaton, County of Henrico

Community College

Elizabeth Creamer, CCWA

Adult Education

Jeffrey Elmore, City of Richmond, Program Manager

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
Erika Payne , Senior Connections, CAAA (Interim Representative)

Optional / Other


Social Services

Ty Parr, Henrico Social Services

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Capital Region Workforce Development Board Membership

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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
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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.