Board Members

The Alameda County Workforce Development Board (ACWDB) is under the leadership of Dan Walters (Chairperson) and Jennifer Ong (Vice-Chairperson). All of the members below serve on at least one committee:

Dan Walters, Chair Copper Harbor Company, Inc.
Jennifer Ong, Vice-Chair Family Eye Care
Alexandria Baker PG&E
Jeff Bowser Vodafone Americas
Bram Briggance Kaiser Permanente
Gari Browning Ohlone Community College District
Sherry Chapin Operating Engineers, Local 3
Eric Darby AC Transit – ATU 192
Brad Frazier San Leandro Unified School District
Christine Friday Friday & Associates
Stu Helfer Teamsters Local 853
Wellington Jackson Alameda County Fire Department, IAFF-55
Dan Kennerk SEIU Local 1000
Dorian Kuperman BrightHub
Darien Louie East Bay EDA
Bethany McCormick Lawrence Livermore Lab
Kathy Mello TGIF Auto Body, Inc.
Chudy Nnebe Employment Development Department
Debbie Potter City of Alameda
Paul Reyes Experis
Chris Rochette Bay Ship & Yacht
Brian Salem California State Department of Rehab.
Kimberly Scrafano Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay
Ashton Simmons Rouse Properties
Len Turner Turner Construction Group
Robert Wilkins YMCA of the East Bay

The standing committees of the ACWDB gives Board and Committee Members the opportunity to address substantive subject matter related to the workforce development activities. The following Chair and Vice-chairpersons provide leadership to ACWDB’s respective committees:

  1. Executive Committee
    • Dan Walters, ACWDB Chair
    • Jennifer Ong, ACWDB Vice Chair
    • Bethany McCormick, Systems and Strategies Committee Chair
    • Bram Briggance, Organizational Effectiveness Chair
    • Alexandria Baker, Youth Committee Chair
  2. Systems and Strategies Committee
    • Bethany McCormick, Chair
    • Debbie Potter, Vice-Chair
  3.  Organizational Effectiveness Committee
    • Bram Briggance, Chair
    • Brian Salem, Vice-Chair
  4. Youth Committee
    • Alexandria Baker, Chair
    • Lisa Meza, Vice-Chair

For current board and committee items, go to the “Info & Research” section in Board Items.