Board Members

Workforce Board

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

NOVA 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 NOVA 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 NOVA consortium.


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Board Officers

Christopher Galy Ten-X Co-Chairperson
Jennifer Morrill LinkedIn Co-Chairperson
Julian Chu Google Vice Chairperson
Poncho Guevara Sacred Heart Community Service Vice Chairperson
Van Dang Investor, Entrepreneur, Legal Advisor Past Chairperson

Board Members

Thomas Baity RemX Specialty Staffing
Sinéad Borgersen Veritas Technologies
Carl Cimino Pipe Trades Training Center
Ladan S. Dalla Betta Amazon
Lionel de Maine Sequoia District Adult School
Ben Field AFL-CIO South Bay Labor Council
Rosanne Foust San Mateo County Economic Development Association
Josué García SC and SB Counties Building & Construction Trades Council
Dr. Hilary Goodkind Cenetri Group
Brenda Guidry-Brown Peninsula Family Service
Elaine Hamilton MM Hamilton Financial Group
Katherine Harasz Santa Clara County Housing Authority
Dr. James Hill Proofpoint Systems Inc.
Bruce Knopf County of Santa Clara
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
Michael Marlaire Consultant
Dr. Judy Miner Foothill-De Anza Community College District
James Ruigomez San Mateo County Building & Construction Trades Council
Judy Sugiyama Applied Materials
Andy Switky Code Name Collective