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Commission on Employment

Description:

The Commission on Employment is responsible for developing a City-wide plan for employment services that reflects the goals of linking existing City employment and training programs with employment and training programs operated by the City school systems and with the economic development program operated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with City Council. The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 a.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

Number of Members:

13

Comments:

  • 7 Business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses
  • 3 Representatives from such organizations as educational agencies, organized labor, rehabilitation agencies, community-based organizations, economic development agencies and the public employment service
  • 3 Citizens-at-large

Term of Service:

2-year term

City Staff Contact:

Dennis Mckinney, Department of Community and Human Services, (703) 746.5874

List of Members:

  • Dipo Akin-Deko
  • Geoffrey Dureska
  • Kendra Gillespie
  • Carl Glad
  • Iris Henley, chair
  • Florence King
  • Linda Klinger
  • Dorothy Ramsey
  • Fernando Torrez
  • Jacqueline Woodard

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board, contact Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746-4550.