WDB Standing Committees

The work of the Board is often conducted in committees, with each Board member having the responsibility to participate in at least one committee. The committees and their roles will include:
  • A standing committee to provide information and assist with operational and other issues relating to the one-stop delivery system,
  • A standing committee to provide information and to assist with planning, operational, and other issues relating to the provision of services to youth,
  • A standing committee to provide information and to assist with operational and other issues relating to the provision of services to individuals with disabilities,and 
  • A standing committee for general program and planning development, oversight of finances, budgets, and spending.

Executive Committee

Joel Feuerman, Home Depot
Dennis Martinez, ACCESS-VR
Kory Schuler, Niagara USA Chamber
Suzanne Shears, Niagara Community Action Program
Jerald Wolfgang, Niagara County IDA

Inclusion Committee

Dennis Martinez of ACCES-VR, Chair
Ramona Estrada, Employment Coordinator of U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant (Ret.)
Michael Marra, Job Placement Coordinator of Empower
Marilyn Patterson, DRC for Niagara County Employment and Training
Jane Sullivan, District Office Manager for New York State Commission for the Blind
2021 Inclusion Committee Meeting Minutes
March 18, 2021 - WebEx: Meeting Minutes
May 20, 2021 - WebEx: Meeting Minutes
August 17, 2021 - Meeting Minutes

Youth Committee

Kathleen Granchelli of YWCA of the Niagara Frontier, Chair
Tomorrow Allen-Collins of Niagara Falls Housing Authority
Marilee Clark of Community Missions
Dawn Cody of Niagara County Employment and Training Department
Dennis Martinez of ACCES-VR
Bonnie Rice of Niagara Workforce Development Board
Brian Rotella of Niagara Falls School District
Michael Tambroni of North Tonawanda School District
Dawn Wylke of Lockport School District
Youth Committee Meeting Minutes - 2021
Youth Committee Meeting Minutes - 2019
Youth Committee Meeting Minutes - 2018

One Stop Operator

June 30, 2020 - Meeting Minutes
December 30, 2020 - Meeting Minutes

One Stop Partner: Niagara County Workforce Development Group


2021 Meetings:

January 27, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
February 24, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
March 24, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
April 28, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
May 26, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
June 23, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
July 28, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
August 25, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
September 22, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
October 27, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
November 17, 2021 - Meeting Minutes
Meeting Schedule: 
  • December 2

2020 Meetings:

May 27, 2020 - Meeting Minutes 
April 29, 2020 - Meeting Minutes Return to Work Plan: San Deigo County Attachment
March 4, 2020 - Meeting Minutes
June 24, 2020 - Meeting Minutes 
July 29, 2020 - Meeting Minutes
December 16, 2020 - Meeting Minutes