The Workforce and Talent Development Board is seeking members who:
passionate about assuring that Oregon has an effective workforce system
that meets the needs of individuals to find and keep good jobs and for
businesses to find workers who support their future competitiveness.
knowledgeable about the workforce system, or willing to take the time to
learn about it.
to participating regularly on both the board and a standing committee.
- Have a
high level of professionalism.
the Governor meet the goals for boards to be reflective of the full
geographic and human diversity of our state.
Those interested in serving on the Workforce and Talent Developmet Board should
1. Review the information on the Oregon Boards and Commissions
2. Complete and submit the Interest Form on the How to Apply page.
Please note if you are a applicant representing a business, you must also obtain and submit a
letter of nomination from a business or trade association.
After submitting the appropriate information, the Governor’s Office reviews applications and interviews
selected applicants for referral to the Governor. The Governor will determine which candidates to
appoint. Private sector applicants must also receive State Senate approval before
they can become appointed to Workforce and Talent Development Board.
thorough background check will be conducted on all applicants prior to
appointment. Applicants are strongly
encouraged to describe in their application all issues that would show up in a
background check. Submission of an application does not guarantee appointment
to a board. Receipt of completed applications will be acknowledged. Only those
applicants who are being actively considered for appointment will be
contacted. Applicants being considered
for appointment will be interviewed by one or more members of the Governor’s staff. The appointment process takes many steps
and may take several months from start to finish.