Mountain Area Workforce Development Board meeting recap – February 2018

At today’s Mountain Area Workforce Development Board meeting, the Board honored retiring Mars Hill University President Dr. Dan Lunsford, heard an update about “NC Job Ready” from NC Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Will Miller, received an overview from Dr. Kevan Frazier of the latest initiatives at Western Carolina University and the Board member spotlight was Eric Oelschlaeger with Epsilon.

We want to thank Western Carolina University Biltmore Park for hosting today’s Board meeting.

The Board adopted a local area incumbent worker training policy that will assist local businesses in upskilling their workers. To learn more about the work of the Board, please visit To view today’s agenda and board packet, please go to the following link.

Mountain Area WDB agenda packet