Who We Are
Workforce Solutions Capital Area Workforce Board (WFS Capital Area) is the leadership
and governing body for the regional workforce system. We are responsible for the
planning, oversight, and evaluation of workforce development activities in the Austin/Travis
County area. We are a private, publicly-funded non-profit organization.
Through the fostering of partnerships and collaborations, researching and sharing
of labor market and economic information, identifying workforce needs of employers
and residents, and consulting and advising on public policy, WFS Capital Area helps
to connect and align the efforts of the regional workforce system. Together we are
enabling people and businesses to be competitive in a global market.
To lead the region's workforce system in the development of a world-class workforce.
All people (our human capital) are productive and our region is prosperous.
Our greatest strength is our individual differences - backgrounds, experiences,
and perspectives which are a reflection of the community. We encourage and appreciate
open discussion and consideration of diverse perspectives.
We inspire and empower others into action to achieve our vision. We give of our
time and talents to build a prosperous community.
We value and foster partnerships with the community to achieve our goals and attain
our vision. We treat everyone with respect, listen to each other, and act together
for the betterment of all.
We value creativity and foster an environment that produces innovative ideas and
solutions to address changing needs.
Accountability and Results
As stewards of public trust, we operate with high standards of integrity and professionalism.
We are responsible for our actions and accountable for the results. We are transparent
in conducting our business.