Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board

Our Mission

To lead regional workforce development activities in order to assist individuals in obtaining the skills needed for today’s workforce and to help employers retrain, hire and retain skilled workers.

Photograph above by Betty Moore of Farmington, PA

Photograph by Betty Moore of Farmington, PA

Our Staff

Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board
145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697
phone: 724.755.2145
fax: 724.755.0914

William J. Thompson
Executive Director

wthompson@westfaywib.org

Thomas Whetsel
Chief Financial Officer

twhetsel@westfaywib.org

Melissa Keys
Compliance Officer II

mkeys@westfaywib.org

Janet Ward
Youth Services Manager

jward@westfaywib.org

Donna Casterwiler
Executive Assistant

donna@westfaywib.org

Christina Fortunato
Accounting Clerk

cfortunato@westfaywib.org

Nick Falcone
Program Developer/
Strategic Initiatives Specialist

nfalcone@westfaywib.org

Our Board

Brian Edmiston
Board Chairperson

Safety Manager/Human Resources
TSI Titanium

Vicki Loucks
Board Vice Chairperson

Vice President, COO
Redstone Presbyterian Senior Care

Jim Stark
Board Treasurer

CEO
Fayette County Community Action

Doug Decker
Board Secretary

Vice-President
Laurel Staffing Services

Lori Albright
President
Stellar Precision Components

Steven Columbus
Administrative Manager
Western PA Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program

John Dalrymple
President
Hamill Manufacturing

Charles Datz
President and Founder
PositReal Consultants

Marge Duranko
District Administrator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
PA Department of Labor and Industry

Daniel Dunmeyer
Human Resource Manager
Omnova Solutions, Inc.

Laurie English
Sr. VP/CHRO-Human Resources
Excela Health

Terri Grabiak
Manager, External Affairs
FirstEnergy

Julian Imbrescia
Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Douglas Education

James Jones
Plant Manager
Johnson Matthey

Diane Liska
Director of Learning & Talent Management
Peoples Gas

Bill Magda
Director/Community Development/ Senior Community Service Employment Program
Westmoreland County Community College

Don Martin
Executive Director
Intermediate Unit 1

Muriel Nuttall
Executive Director
Fayette Chamber of Commerce

George Rattay
Union Representative
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #354

Jason Rigone
Executive Director
Westmoreland County IDC

Faye Rosatti
Vice President Commercial Relationship Manager
Standard Bank

James Rugh
Human Resource Manager
Composidie

Joe Segilia
STEM Education Consultant
Ford Business Machines, Inc.

Tuesday Stanley
President
Westmoreland County Community College

Frank Staszko
Assistant Regional Director
PA Department of Labor and Industry

Ed Yankovich
Vice President
International District #2 – United Mine Workers of America

Tim Yurcisin
President & CEO
Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc

Board Committees

For more information about a specific committee, please click on the icon to the right of the committee name.

Executive Committee
Brian Edmiston, Chair
Steve Columbus
Charlie Datz
Doug Decker
Vicki Loucks
George Rattay
Jim Rugh
Joe Segilia
Jim Stark
Finance Committee
Jim Stark, Chair
Terri Grabiak
Julian Imbrescia
Faye Rosatti
Youth Committee
Joe Segilia, Chair
Muriel Nuttall
Tim Yurcisin
Customer Service Committee
Jim Rugh, Chair
Marge Duranko
Diane Liska
James Jones
Bill Magda
Don Martin
Frank Staszko
Tim Yurcisin
Planning Committee

Vicki Loucks, Chair
Jason Rigone
Tuesday Stanley

Marketing - Government Relations Committee
Charlie Datz, Chair
Lori Albright
Dan Dunmeyer
George Rattay
Ed Yankovich

Westmoreland County County Commissioners

Westmoreland County Courthouse
Courthouse Square – Ste 101
2 North Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601

Gina Cerilli

Sean Kertes

Doug Chew

Fayette County Commissioners

Fayette County Courthouse
61 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401

Dave Lohr

Vincent A. Vicities

Scott Dunn

PA CareerLink® Westmoreland

151 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697
724.755.2330

PA CareerLink® Fayette

119 Commonwealth Drive
Lemont, Furnace, PA 15456
724.434.5627

PA CareerLink® Alle-Kiski

1150 Fifth Avenue, Ste 200
New Kensington, PA 15068
724.334.8600

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director

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How to apply:

The Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board has retained Nonprofit Talent to assist with this important organizational change process. Specific questions related to the position may be emailed to Michelle Pagano Heck, President, at  Michelle@NonprofitTalent.com. Applications are not accepted at this email address. Please direct all inquiries related to this position to Nonprofit Talent, and do not contact the Westmoreland-FayetteWorkforce Investment Board.

Resume, position specific cover letter, and salary expectations may be uploaded here:https://nonprofittalent.applytojob.com/apply/3xlTPVYXy5/Executive-Director-Wetmoreland-Fayette-Workforce-Investment-Board

 

 

 

WIOA Information

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is federal legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system.

 

Public Workforce System – Hallmarks of Excellence

 

1. The needs of businesses and workers drive solutions.

2. PA Careerlink® (American Job Center) provides excellent customer service and focuses on continuous improvement.

3. The workforce system supports strong regional economics and plays an active role in community and workforce development.

Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board

145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697
724.755.2145
jward@westfaywib.org