The Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board provides policy directions and program oversight to the One-Stop Career Centers and workforce development programs in Westchester and Putnam counties. The board is appointed by Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino and Putnam County Executive, MaryEllen Odell. The WDB members are appointed in accordance with the Federal Workforce Investment Act and represent public and private sector businesses.

Board Members

Allison Madison President Madison Approach Staffing
Amy Allen President Westchester County Association
Anthony Marmo President Clover Heating & Cooling
Claudia Murphy Director Southern Westchester BOCES
Daniel Magnus President Elevation Burger
David Singer, Chair President Robison Oil
Dr. Belinda S. Miles President Westchester Community College
Dr. Iris Pagan Director Westchester County Youth Bureau
Dr. Marsha Gordon President/CEO The Business Council of Westchester
Edward Cooke Council Representative Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
James Bernardo President Candela Systems Corporation
James D. Schutzer Vice President J.D. Moschitto & Associates, Inc.
Joseph DiCarlo Senior V.P., Human Resources WESTMED Practice Partners
Karl Rhode Director Putnam County Veteran Service Agency
Kevin McGuire Commissioner Department of Social Services
Lenonard J. Vallender President Fenbar Precision Machinists, Inc.
Mark Ridgeway District Manager NYSED (ACCESS/VR)
Matthew Pepe Assistant President Construction Industry Council
Michael Piazza Commissioner Putnam County DSS
Michele Green Integrated Employment Specialist Access-VR
Natalie Griffith Human Resources Manager Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Nick Simard Vice President Inspiria Media
Richard Friedman General Manager DoubleTree by Hilton Tarrytown
Richard Greenwald President Concorde Personnel Temporary Staffing
Richard St. Paul CEO/President Law Office of Richard St. Paul, Esq., PLLC
Robert O. Sanders CEO Hospitality Resource Group, Inc.
Rosa Barksdale CEO Barksdale Home Services
Sorraya Sampson President/CEO Urban League of Westchester
Thom Kleiner Regional Representative
for the Hudson Valley
New York State Department of Labor
Thomas Capurso Business Representative IBEW Local Union 3
Wiley Harrison President Business of Your Business, LLC
William Mooney III Director Westchester County Office of Economic Development

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