work2future is a part of the national workforce development system as authorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) with the City of San José serving as the fiscal agent for the program.
The mission of work2future is to assist businesses and individuals to meet the workforce demands and opportunities of a global economy. We strive to provide our diverse community a world-class workforce that fosters economic development, through collaboration with businesses, residents, government, educational, and community-based organizations to maximize local and regional employment opportunities. We are the catalyst in the development and implementation of a comprehensive workforce strategy. Our goal is to strengthen the economic base in San José and Santa Clara County by increasing employment opportunities and job retention for all residents.
Our Board represents the diverse business community of Silicon Valley, and key public sector partners are appointed to four-year terms by the Mayor of the City of San José.
Principal, Enviro-Tech Services
Director of Economic and Workforce Policy, Working Partnerships USA
Senior Legal Counsel, PayPal, Inc.
Chief Program Officer, Strategic Initiatives, Destination: Home
Manager, Advanced Manufacturing & Strategic Partnerships, Manex
Lecturer in Economics, San José State University
San José Job Corps Center Director, Career Systems Development Corporation
Vice President and Senior Consultant, Community Development, Wells Fargo
Organizer, UA Local 393, Plumbers, Steamfitters, Pipefitters & HVACR Service Technicians
Trustee and Clerk of the Board, East Side Union High School District
Agent, State Farm Insurance
Deputy Division Chief, Region 1, Employment Development Department, State of California
Training Director, Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Center, IBEW Local 332
Director of Employment Services, Santa Clara County Social Services Agency
Director, Office of Strategic and Intergovernmental Affairs, County of Santa Clara
Medical Group Administrator, The Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente Greater San Jose
Vice President and General Manager, Multifunction Microwave Solutions, Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
Team Manager (SSM1), San Jose North Branch, California Department of Rehabilitation
Co-Chair, South Bay Consortium for Adult Education
Dean of College Transitions and Extension Programs, San Jose Evergreen Community College District
Board and Committee Meetings meeting information, including location and staff contact, can be found in the Meeting Agenda Packet. Occasionally, meetings are canceled, rescheduled, or relocated. Meetings are open, and the public is welcome to attend.
The City of San José is committed to open and honest government and strives to consistently meet the community's expectations by providing excellent service, in a positive and timely manner, and in the full view of the public. Please view the City of San José's Code of Ethics.
work2future by-laws are available on policy + governance.