SAWIB Board of Directors

The Southern Alleghenies Workforce Investment Board (SAWIB) is a recognized leader and active partner in regional workforce development initiatives and includes representatives from the private sector, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, education, organized labor and the PA Department of Labor and Industry. Each year the SAWIB directs the expenditure of over $3,000,000 in support of the local workforce system and the PA CareerLinks® that serve the six-county Southern Alleghenies workforce investment area.


Robert Parsons (Chair) B & B Designed Systems Inc.
Rick Neff (Vice Chair) Safari Contract Cleaners
Catherine Walter JLG Industries
Michele Bonerigo In-Shore Technologies
Julia Brulia Gateway Travel Plaza
Sharon Clapper Clapper Industries, Inc.
Sherri Steward NPC
Roger Winn UPMC Bedford Memorial
Ellis Griffith Improvements and Innovations
Gloria Pritts Somerset Trust Company
Shawn Kaufman Riggs Industries
Alex Seltzer Manpower Inc. of Altoona
John Moryken Conemaugh Health Systems
Mac Magee Commercial Concepts Inc.
John Skelley JWF Industries
Rod Rudge Carpenters Local 1419
Robert Kutz AFL-CIO Community Services
Linda Thomson Johnstown Area Regional Industries
Ron Aldom Somerset County Chamber of Commerce
Amy Wise Huntingdon County Business and Industry
Christine Lysinger Blair County Assistance Office
William Findley Workforce Development Consultant
Phyllis Bandstra Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley
Dr. Lanny Ross Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Pamela Montgomery Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Dr. Walter Asonevich Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Thomas Caulfield Veterans Leadership Program
Thomas Wojcicki Somerset County Technology Center
Lynn Hocker Whispering Creek
Cathy Lilly Commonwealth of Pennsylvania L & I
Michael Hite Experience Works

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