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Workforce Development Committee

Workforce Development Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of this committee has been integrated in with PetroChemWorks (PCW) that is supported by East Harris County Manufacturing Association (EHCMA) and Association of Builders and Constructors (ABC. To provide a forum where industry can address contractor / owner workforce issues and influence methods to attract, train, and retain skilled workers.

Objectives

  • Establish and enhance collaborative relationship with Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF)
  • Participate in collaboration of industry groups to support area secondary, post- secondary education, and training providers who are focused on Work Force Development:
    • Area Jr. and Sr. high schools
    • Area community colleges
    • Organizations (CMEF, EHCMA, PCW, HASC, ABC, etc.)
  • Provide mechanism and support network for owners and contractors to actively promote skill development of craft workers.
  • Openly share craft worker training programs and other workforce development programs with member companies.

Meetings

The efforts of this WFD committee are integrated into the PetroChemWorks (PCW) Sub-committees. These committees meet at various time and places. If you would like to participate in one of the follow PCW sub-committee, please contact us for the dates and times. PetroChemWorks Sub-Committees include Training, Data Management & Analysis, Regional Advisory, and Outreach & Events.