Board & Committees

The work2future Board of Directors is comprised of individuals representing diverse industries within the San Jose-Silicon Valley private and public sector.  This broad base of local experience and expertise helps to guide the work2future staff in developing and implementing targeted strategies and solutions that meet local workforce development needs. 


Rose Amador-Le Beau: President & CEO, Center for Training and Careers

Louise Auerhahn: Director of Economic and Workforce Policy, Working Partnerships USA

Denise Boland: DEBS Director, County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency 

Jeff Burrill: CEO, Pangenera, LLC

Carl Cimino: Director of Training, Pipe Trades Training Center, UA Local 393

Janeen Dittrick: Employment Program Manager, Employment Development Dept., State of California

Jack Estill: CFO & Chairman, Appian Engineering, Inc.

Joseph Flynn: Founder/CEO & President, Lavante

Richard Friberg: Consultant, Grow Strategically

Leslie Gilroy: Career Systems Development Corporation/San Jose Job Corps Center Director

Blanca Gomez: Vice President and Community Development Manager, Wells Fargo

Dr. Bob Harper: Director, Campbell Adult and Community Education

Susan Koepp-Baker: Principal, Enviro-Tech Services

Van Le: Agent, State Farm Insurance

Pamela Moore: Rehabilitation Supervisor, California Department of Rehabilitation

Jeffrey Pallin: Dean, Workforce and Economic Development, Workforce Institute, San Jose/Evegreen Community College District

Steve Preminger: Special Assistant to the County Executive, County of Santa Clara

Rashad Said: Executive Director, Advanced Vocational Institute

Derrick Seaver: Executive Vice President, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mitch Schoch: President & CEO, Bentek, Inc.

Henri Villalovoz: Director, Senior Employment Services, Sourcewise

David Wahl: VP Operations and General Manager, Jabil Circuit, Inc.

Steve Wymer: Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, TiVo Inc.

Sima Yazdani: Sr. Manager, Process Refinement and Information Architecture, Strategic Planning, Cisco Corporate Affairs, Networking Academies; Cisco Systems, Inc.



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Board & Committees