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Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda-August 10, 2023

Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board

Board Meeting Agenda

Mesilla Community Center

2251 Calle de Santiago

Mesilla, NM 88046

To join the meeting by phone, dial: (346) 248-7799, then enter Meeting ID: 822 1069 3424

To join meeting online via Zoom, go to:

Thursday, August 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. (MDT)

Ms. Alisa Estrada—Board Chair

Mr. Joshua Orozco—Board Vice-Chair

I. Call to Order

II. Welcome

III. Roll Call and Abstentions

IV. *Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

V. Approval of Agenda

VI. Professional Development

a) Evicta Harvey - Job Corps

VII. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) Approval of the June 22, 2023, Joint Meeting minutes

b) Resolution 23 - 01 approves expenses for the SAWDB Board Training Retreat

c) Resolution 23 - 02 approves the purchase of replacement computers for WIOA program staff

d) Election of Officers

VIII. Reports and Information Items

a) Committee Reports

i. Special Youth and Young Adult Committee Meeting

ii. Monitoring/Performance Committee Meeting

b) Service Provider Reports

i. Youth Services (Alamo Navajo School Board)

ii. Youth Services (Equus Workforce Solutions)

iii. Adult/Dislocated Worker Services (Equus Workforce Solutions)

c) One-Stop Operator Report

d) Administrative and Financial Reports

i. WIOA Administrator

ii. Technical Assistance & Training

iii. Financials

e) Updates from DWS Liaison

IX. Other

a) Member Input

X. Next Meeting

a) Friday, October 13, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.

XI. Adjournment

*Public comments can be emailed to before August 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.

Mission: The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board's mission is to empower individuals in the region by providing them with the tools and training they need to acquire higher paying jobs based on the needs of local businesses. With an emphasis on economic and employer-driven goals, SAWDB's cooperative programs will cater to the region's unique employment needs, allowing for more effective distribution of federal funds and serving local employers by cultivating a highly skilled workforce.


The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please provide notification at least 72 hours before the meeting by calling (575) 744-4857. WIOA Title I-financially assisted programs and activities are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay New Mexico: 711 (Voice) or 1-800-659-8331 (TTY). Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.



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