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.

Melanie Flowers
Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Marky Sherry
Vice Chair
Baylor Scott & White Health

Nancy Fairchild
Luminex Corporation

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

Leonard Aguilar

Texas Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO

Robert Alexander

Texas Workforce Solutions, Vocational Rehabilitation Services

David Colligan

City of Austin, Economic Development Department

Joseph Cooper

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 286

Susan Dawson 

E3 Alliance

Veronda Durden 

Any Baby Can

E - J

Valerie Esparza

Ascension Seton

Nancy Fairchild

Luminex Corporation

Sheila Fata

St. David’s HealthCare

Melanie Flowers  

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Teresa Granillo


Joene Grissom  

Grissom & Associates

Garrett Groves  

Austin Community College District

Bill Imhoff, III 

Intertech Flooring

K - Z

Cesiah Kessler  


Wayne Knox

Hutson-Tillotson University

Bryan Lauer

Literary Coalition of Central Texas

Lawrence Lyman

Travis County Health and Human Services

Thomas Miranda 

Sparkovation Advisors

Joel Mullins

Texas Workforce Commission

John Newman

Athena Manufacturing

David Parks

enChoice Inc.

Yesenia Plascencia


Sabari Raja


Veronica Ramirez

Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Mark Sherry

Baylor Scott & White Healthcare

Annette Tielle

Del Valle Independent School District

Kwee Lan Teo

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Phil Walker

Career Partners International

Elected Officials

Judge Sarah Eckhardt 

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 9001 N IH 35, Ste 110E, Austin, TX 78753 (unless otherwise noted on agendas and public notices).

Board of Directors Portal

2020 Board Of Directors Meeting Dates


  Date Agenda
  Thursday, February 27, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
  Thursday, April 30, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
  Thursday, August 27, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
  Thursday, October 29, 2020
  Thursday, December 10, 2020   

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