Board of Directors

Workforce Solutions Capital Area (WFS Capital Area) is led by a board of directors comprised of volunteer community leaders representing business, education, labor, economic development, community-based organizations, and government.

Cesiah Kessler

Nancy Fairchild
Vice Chair
Luminex Corporation

Kwee Lan Teo
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

A - D | E - J | K - Z | Elected Officials

Gail Acuna

St. David's HealthCare

Robert Alexander

Texas Workforce Solutions, Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Edna Ramon Butts

Austin Independent School District

Charles Cook

Austin Community College District

Joseph Cooper

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 286

Mark Curry

Wells Fargo

Susan Dawson

E3 Alliance

Sandy Dochen


E - J

Nancy Fairchild

Luminex Corporation

Michelle Friesenhahn

Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems

Joene Grissom

Grissom & Associates

Bill Imhoff, III

Intertech Flooring

Kevin Johns

City of Austin (Economic Growth & Redevelopment Office)

K - Z

Cesiah Kessler


Wayne Knox

Hutson-Tillotson University

Lawrence Lyman

Travis County Health and Human Services

Timothy Miles

Blackland Community Development Corp.

Catherine Morse

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

James Mulhall

Tokyo Electron

Joel Mullins

Texas Workforce Commission

Michael Murphy

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - #520

Adrian Neely

Triad Building Maintenance

John Newman

Athena Manufacturing

Esther Pomeleo-Fowler


Kwee Lan Teo

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Ardina Washington


Elected Officials

Judge Sarah Ekhardt

Travis County

Mayor Steve Adler

City of Austin

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

WFS Capital Area Board of Directors Meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of every other month at 6505 Airport Blvd, Ste 101-E, Austin, TX 78752 (unless otherwise noted on agendas and public notices).

Board of Directors Portal

2018 Board Of Directors Meeting Dates


  Date Agenda
  Thursday, January 18, 2018 2018Jan18JointBoardAgenda.pdf
  Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2018Feb28BoardMeetingAgenda.pdf
  Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  Wednesday, October 31, 2018  
  Wednesday, December 12, 2018  

Workforce Solutions Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to persons with disabilities. Relay Texas: 1.800.735.2989 (TDD) / 711 (Voice).

Equal Opportunity is the Law