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, Kauai County Workforce Development Board
Chair, Oahu Workforce Development Board
David DeLuz, Jr.
Chair, Hawaii County Workforce Development Board
Vice President, Big Island Toyota
Human Resources Business Partner, Hunt Companies
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.
Director of Corporate Development, Oceanit
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
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KTA Super Stores
Owner, Briant 808 LLC
Vice President of Human Resources, Hawaiian Telcom
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, American Savings Bank
Labor and Workforce Training Organizations
Training Coordinator, Hawaii Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund
Executive Director, Hawaii Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Fund
Chief Executive Officer, Building Industry Association of Hawaii
Charles “Chuck” Shima
Training Coordinator, Plumbers Union Local 675
Vice President for Workforce Development, Lanakila Pacific
Statewide Director of Employment & Training, Alu Like, Inc.
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