About Us


2018 Strategic Action Plan
2016 WIOA Local Plan
2018 Local Plan Modification 
Offical Documents / Bylaws


The Bay Area Workforce Development Board (Bay Area WDB) is one of Wisconsin's eleven regional Boards established by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to address local economic workforce issues in the Brown, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano and Sheboygan Counties.  Bay Area WDB, a private non-profit corporation, is the fiscal and administrative agent for Board funds and programs.

The Bay Area Workforce Development Board, consisting of selected community representatives, develops a skilled workforce by strategically allocating and coordinating resources to address community needs by working through others for the benefit of all.

The vision of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board is that job skills and educational levels are increased, quality of life of all individuals is enhanced, while employers' needs are met.

The Bay Area WDB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.

"A proud partner of the American Job Center network"

Additional information, and auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities, 
is available by contacting James M. Golembeski, EO Officer.
(920) 431-4100, TDD/TTY Dial 7-1-1 Toll-Free



James M. Golembeski
Executive Director

Mary Willcox
Executive Assistant

Betty Gregory-Paasch
Program Manager

Matt Valiquette
Program Operations Manager

Debbie LaViolette-Spevacek

Sarah Klapper
Independent Living Coordinator

Vickie Patterson
Work Experience Coordinator

Elaine Steckler
Fiscal Assistant

Amanda Buck

Nancy Rein
Office Assistant

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