Mission and Vision


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 public non-profit corporation, is the fiscal and administrative agent for Board funds and programs.

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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.

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