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.

WDB Chair

Stephen Yeoh

WDB Vice Chair

Sandy Smith
Sespe Consulting, Inc.



  • Dollar, Victor – Brighton Management
  • Gabler, Brian – City of Simi Valley
  • Goldberg, Jeremy – Tri-Counties Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO)
  • Herrera, Cynthia – Ventura County Community College District
  • Jansen, Marilyn – United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 770
  • Jump, Victoria – Area Agency on Aging, County of Ventura
  • Justus, Julia – Meissner Filtration Products
  • Lacayo, Dona Toteva – The Port of Hueneme Oxnard Harbor District
  • Liu, Gregory – Jaxx Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Martinez, Laura Ventura – Pacific Company
  • Mireles, Anthony – Laborers International Union of North America
  • Perez, Tracy – Manpower Group
  • Pratt, Bill – Kinamed, Inc.
  • Rahim, Shaffiq – Hi-Tech Engineering
  • Rivera, Alex – Milgard Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Schulz, Patty – The Arc of Ventura County
  • Serrato, Rosa – Reiter Affiliated Companies
  • Smith, Sandy – Sespe Consulting, Inc.
  • Stenslie, Bruce – Economic Development Collaborative
  • Turner, Jay – International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 12
  • Valladares, Cesar – Employment Development Department
  • Vang-Walker, Carolyn – Ventura Adult and Continuing Education
  • Ward, Byron – Action Human Technologies, LLC
  • Winic, Brian – California Department of Rehabilitation
  • Zacarias, Celina – California State University, Channel Islands
  • Zierhut, Peter – Haas Automation Inc.