The Workforce Development Council is a 41-member advisory commission comprised of both public and private-sector representatives, selected by the Governor to serve in staggered 4-year terms on the basis of their interest in and knowledge of workforce development programs in Hawaii and ways to support economic development throughout the state. Vacancies are pending appointments by the Governor.
Chair, Workforce Development Council & Maui County Workforce Development Board
Vice President, Maui Economic Development Board, Inc.
Chair, Oahu Workforce Development Board
David DeLuz, Jr.
Chair, Hawaii County Workforce Development Board
Vice President, Big Island Toyota
HR Manager, Hawaii Pacific Health
Owner/Principal, Consult 808
Director of Admin, Labor & Communication Relations, Kyo-Ya Management Co., Ltd.
Sales Director, Kamiya Gold, Ltd.
President, Nordic PCL Construction, Inc.
President, Hawaii Employment Services, Inc.
President/Chief Executive Officer, Hawaii Gas
President, Gray, Hong, Nojima, and Associates
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Hawaiian Airlines
General Edward Richardson
Owner, Edward V. Richardson, LLC
Vice President of Human Resources, Hawaiian Telcom
Labor and Workforce Training Organizations
Executive Director, Hawaii Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Fund
Chief Executive Officer, Building Industry Association of Hawaii
Statewide Director of Employment & Training, Alu Like, Inc.
Vice President for Workforce Development, Lanakila Pacific
Governor, State of Hawaii
Mayor, County of Maui
Mayor, City and County of Honolulu
Mayor, County of Kauai
Mayor, County of Hawaii
Hawaii State Representative
Director, Department of Human Services
Hawaii State Senator
Director, Department of Labor & Industrial Relations
Superintendent, Department of Education
President, University of Hawaii System
Director, Department of Business, Economic Development, & Tourism