WDB Members

What Do We Do?

The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County serves the needs of business, workers, and job seekers in Ventura County. The WDBVC is a chief architect of the workforce system and plays a central role in building the talent pipeline for the future. The WDBVC manages a variety of funding sources to support workforce development throughout Ventura County.

Workforce Development Board

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors appoints members to the WDB for three-year terms.  The majority of WDB members are from the business sector in Ventura County.  Others represent economic development, education, labor, government and community-based organizations.

Peter ZierhutWDB Chair

Peter Zierhut
Haas Automation, Inc.

Stephen YeohWDB Vice Chair

Stephen Yeoh
Thousand Oaks


Anselmo, Vic

Applied Powdercoat, Inc., Oxnard

Dollar, Victor

Brighton Management, Ventura

Gabler, Brian

City of Simi Valley, Simi Valley

Goldberg, Jeremy

Tri-Counties Labor Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO), Camarillo

Harner, Kathy

California Department of Rehabilitation, Oxnard

Herrera, Cynthia

Ventura County Community College District, Ventura

Jansen, Marilyn

United Food & Commercial Workers Int'l Union, Local 770, Camarillo

Jump, Victoria

Area Agency on Aging, County of Ventura, Ventura

Lacayo, Dona Toteva

The Port of Hueneme Oxnard Harbor District, Port Hueneme

Lagerquist, Kirk

Naval Base Ventura County

Liu, Gregory

Jaxx Manufacturing, Inc., Simi Valley

Martinez, Laura

Ventura Pacific Company, Oxnard

Mireles, Anthony

Laborers International Union of North America, Ventura

Perez, Tracy

Manpower, Oxnard

Pratt, Bill

Kinamed, Inc., Camarillo

Rahim, Shaffiq

Hi-Tech Engineering, Camarillo

Rivera, Alex

Milgard Manufacturing Inc., Simi Valley

Schulz, Patty

The Arc of Ventura County, Ventura

Serrato, Rosa

Reiter Affiliated Companies / BBSI, Oxnard

Smith, Sandy

SESPE Consulting, Inc., Ventura

Stenslie, Bruce

Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County, Camarillo

Turner, Jay

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 12

Valladares, Cesar

State of California Employment Development Department, Oxnard

Vang-Walker, Carolyn

Ventura Adult and Continuing Education, Ventura

Zacarias, Celina

California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo