Sergio Esteban(Board Chairman)CEO, LaBella Associates, PC
Timothy Shortsleeve(Board Vice-Chairman)CPA, Partner, TYS, LLP
George Scharr(Board Treasurer)President & CEO, Flower City Printing, Inc.
Kyle BanksEconomic Development, RG&E Corporation
Dana AbramsonManaging Partner, Strategic Calls
Thomas BattleyExecutive Director, Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster (RRPC)
Catherine ChabrierAdministrator, Rochester Regional Health System
Glenn Jeter Franchise Owner, McDonald's
Kevin J. KelleyExecutive Director, Rochester Technology & Manufacturing Association (RTMA)
Ann Kowal President, Special Care Systems, LLC
Kathy Miner HR Director, Administrative Services & Employment, University of Rochester
Gary Rogers CEO, Dock Hardware
Bert BrinkerhoffVice President, M&T Bank
Adrian HaleSr. Manager, Workforce/Economic Development, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Mary Beth ArtusoVP, Human Resources, Complemar
Joe WesleyWorkforce Development, Wegmans
Rachel BaranelloPartner, Harris Beach, Attorneys at Law
Christopher CiminiCFO, Buckingham Properties


Cheryl DinolfoCounty Executive, Monroe County
Lovely WarrenMayor, City of Rochester
Jeffrey AdairDirector of Planning & Economic Development, Monroe County
Seanelle HawkinsPresident & CEO, Urban League of Rochester
Corinda CrossdaleCommissioner, Monroe County Department of Human Services
Patricia Stovall-LaneDirector, Training & Employment Programs, Pathstone
Jerome H. UnderwoodCEO, Action for a Better Community
Joseph LeoneExecutive Director, UNICON
Dan Maloney President, UAW 1097
Danielle MaloyRegional Coordinator, ACCES-VR
Arnetta PowellManager of Youth Workforce Development, City of Rochester
Lynn FreidRegional Director, Workforce Development Institute
Richard TurnerWorkforce Development Manager, Monroe County Department of Planning & Development
Mark RogackiRochester City School District OACES, Program Quality
Romanda Gibson-StevensonCommunity Development Manager, City of Rochester
Todd OldhamVice President, Economic Development & Innovative Workforce Services, MCC
Roosevelt MareusDean/Executive Director, Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
Randy AndreManager, New York State Department of Labor

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 requires that local plans be reviewed and updated at the end of the first 2-year period of the 4-year local plan. We have posted a draft of our update to the Monroe County/Rochester Local Plan 2017-21 below for public comment.

The public commenting period will end on Friday, February 7, 2020, at 11:59:59 a.m. Any comments received after this time will not be considered. Comments may be e-mailed to

Please include "Public Comment for Monroe County/Rochester Local Plan" in the subject line. 
Alternatively, comments may be hand-delivered or mailed to Lee Koslow, RochesterWorks, Inc., 255 North Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607. Mailed comments must be delivered (not postmarked) by the deadline.
When submitting a comment, please include the relevant page number of the local plan document. It will be easier for us to address comments that are worded clearly and concisely.

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