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Dr. Martin Appointed to LA's Workforce Development Board

Congratulations to Dr. Llanet Martin for being appointed to the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board. As a member of the Board, she will sit on the Task Force on Underrepresented Populations. 

Dr. Martin Appointed to LA's Workforce Development Board

Dr. Llanet Martín, associate dean of student services at LAVC, was sworn into the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board (WDB) on November 16, 2016. 

As an appointed board member by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Dr. Martin will serve a two-year term ending in 2018. In her capacity on the board, Dr. Martin will sit on the Task Force on Underrepresented Populations. 

Llanet Martin has more than ten years of experience in academia as a graduate fellow, mentor, residential advisor, researcher, admissions officer, and instructor. She includes among her many accomplishments and skill sets developing and implementing curricula, securing funding for special programming, assisting minority and parenting students in preparing for graduate school, and evaluating and synthesizing data to publish scholarly reports that inform education decision-makers.

In her current capacity as Student Success and Support Services Coordinator with the Los Angeles Community College District, Ms. Martin oversees a number of initiatives to ensure that students successfully complete their community college studies.

Ms. Martin is a member of the Advance Democratic Club, Executive Latino Leadership Association, and UCLA Latino Alumni Association.

The City of Los Angeles WDB oversees the expenditure of more than $50 million in public funds annually through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The LA City Mayor appoints 37 board members from the leadership ranks of the education, economic development and organized labor fields as well as other key players in the Los Angeles economy. The WDB identifies workforce development issues suitable for review, gather and evaluate workforce development information, monitor ongoing workforce development activities, and recommend courses of action for WDB approval. For more information, visit the Los Angeles Workforce Development Board Web page.


Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 11/30/2016 5:00:09 PM