Workforce Board

The NOVAworks Workforce Board (NOVAworks WB) addresses the workforce investment needs of Silicon Valley by directing and guiding NOVAworks and the NOVAworks Job Centers. Through its strategic initiatives, the Board works to promote economic opportunity and shared prosperity.

NOVAworks WB members come from leading-edge Silicon Valley companies and bring diverse and expert opinions that foster new and better ways of serving the community. These Board members help NOVAworks to create strategic alliances with businesses, the workforce development community, and other stakeholders.

The Board serves San Mateo County and the cities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale within Santa Clara County. The City of Sunnyvale serves as lead on behalf of the eight jurisdictions in the NOVAworks consortium.

Interested in serving on the NOVAworks Workforce Board?


Board Officers

Jennifer Morrill Orrick Co-Chairperson
Andy Switky Code Name Collective Co-Chairperson
Rosanne Foust San Mateo County Economic Development Association Vice Chairperson
Poncho Guevara Sacred Heart Community Service Vice Chairperson
Christopher Galy Couchbase Past Chairperson

Board Members

Monica Alvarado Communications Workers of America
Thomas Baity ManpowerGroup
Sinéad Borgersen Cupertino Electric, Inc.
Julian Chu Google
Carl Cimino Pipe Trades Training Center
Ladan S. Dalla Betta Amazon
Van Dang Investor, Entrepreneur, Legal Advisor
Lionel de Maine Sequoia District Adult School
Dr. Hilary Goodkind San Mateo County Community College District
Brenda Guidry-Brown Peninsula Family Service
Elaine Hamilton MM Hamilton Financial Group
Katherine Harasz Santa Clara County Housing Authority
Linda Labit California Dept. of Rehabilitation
Stephen Levy Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy
Maria Lucero California Employment Development Department
Anita Manwani Carobar Business Solutions
Dr. Judy Miner Foothill-DeAnza Community College District
Stacey Porter Outset Medical
James Ruigomez San Mateo County Building & Construction Trades Council
Cindy Springsteel Adobe Inc.
Judy Sugiyama Applied Materials