Memberships and Resources

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Memberships

Northeast Economic Development Association Board Member

My role is to promote programs for emerging leaders who are new to the career and how career pathway programs align with effective economic development programs. Most importantly, increase diversity in economic development programs and field.

Hamilton Township Planning Board member

My role is working with other members to propose development applications for site plans, subdivisions, flood plain relief, etc. and the Master Plan and Zoning Ordinance review and modification.

Mercer County Workforce Development Board

My role is development policies that will expand education and career training for youth and low-income residents. In addition, market industries to locate in Mercer County to increase job opportunities for residents.

Association for Career and Technical Education

Focuses on expanding CTE programs and curriculum for K-20 education institutions. My target would be expansion of STEAM-based work-based learning, employer partnerships, and analyze how these programs would impact economic development.

New Jersey Futures

Sustainability projects in New Jersey

Mercer County Technical School Advisory

Attend meetings to discuss recruiting employers to provide work-based learning opportunities for students. Contributed to Comprehensive Needs Assessment for Perkins V. https://www.mcts.edu/

Strong Towns

Strong Towns is an international movement that’s dedicated to making communities across the United States and Canada financially strong and resilient. https://www.strongtowns.org/

Perth Amboy Civic Trust

Civic Trustees are a new force for strengthening our cities’ ability to tackle tough issues.  They are committed to identifying evidence-based solutions to their city’s problems, and working together to implement them with a “no-blame” approach. They make a pledge to serve their city, with their fellow Trustees, by working together to make their city stronger than it is today. I serve on the education committee for K-12 and Higher Education. https://thecitizenscampaign.org/civic-trusteeship/perth-amboy-civic-trust/

Together North Jersey Task Force

Competitiveness

A competitive North Jersey is a place where residents have the education, training, skills, and transportation needed to find (and get to) well-paying jobs. It supports innovation, collaboration, partnership and entrepreneurship in a flourishing 21st century economy.

UNESCO-UNEVOC – United Nations

International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training. https://unevoc.unesco.org/home/TVeT+Forum/thread=4687

New Jersey Geographic Information Network (NJGIN)

State-wide Geography Information Systems network. https://www.nj.gov/njgf/#!/

New Brunswick Tomorrow

0-21 taskforce – Career pathway and economic empowerment for youth in New Brunswick area. The goal is to contribute in promoting such programs for underrepresented youth and young adults. https://www.nbtomorrow.org/

NJ Pathways to Career Opportunities

Build a talent ecosystem based on collaboration and information to expand economic mobility opportunity and drive economic growth throughout New Jersey under directions of NJBIA and NJ Community Colleges. Serve on the Infrastructure & Energy and Technology & innovation. https://njpathways.org/

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