Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments

Business Category: Partnerships

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191 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
US

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) requires the establishment of local workforce areas within states based on geographic, industrial, educational, and other regional economic factors. Summit and Medina Counties together form Ohio’s Local Workforce Area 2.  Area 2 is governed by the Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) and represented by the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB). The main roles of the SAMWA COG Board, comprised of Executive Ilene Shapiro(Summit) and Commissioner Colleen Swedyk (Medina), include, but are not limited to:

1.     Adopting of resolutions related to the Area’s finances, budgets, programs, and policies;

2.     Appointing members of the WDB; and

3.     Providing the structural mechanisms to staff the WDB

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