State Workforce Investment Board

About SWIB

Mississippi's State Workforce Investment Board is created pursuant to MS Code Section 37-153-7 and the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to serve as an advisory board to the Office of Workforce Development (i.e. AccelerateMS), to monitor publicly-funded workforce development programs, and to recommend strategies and policies that enhance coordination among programs and activities towards continuous improvement of Mississippi's complex workforce development system.

SWIB Members

Patrick Sullivan (Chair)
Mississippi Energy Institute

Trey Baxter
Madison County Board of Supervisors

Jacqueline Beasley
MINACT, Inc.

Donnie Bell
Mississippi House of Representatives

Steve Bishop
Southwest Mississippi Community College

Anne Hall
Brashier Office of the Governor

Bob Anderson
Mississippi Department of Human Services

Sondia Christian
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Pablo Diaz
Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Partnership

Jim Flanagan
DeSoto County Economic Development Council

Chris Howard
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services

Frank Howell
Delta Council

Darius Johnson
International Longshoremen’s Association

J.R. Jones
Sanjo Security

Carla Lewis
C Spire

Kristi Luse
CREATE Foundation

Carolyn McAdams
Mayor of Greenwood

John McKay
Mississippi Manufacturers Association

Fontaine McNair
Priority One Bank

Bobby Morgan
Atmos Energy

Nic Parish
Burns Dirt Construction

David Parker
Mississippi Senate

Al Rankins
Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Kell Smith
Mississippi Community College Board

John Brent Swanson
Empire Trucking

Jackie Turner
Mississippi Department of Employment Security

Scott Waller
Mississippi Economic Council

Carey Wright
Mississippi Department of Education

SWIB Meetings

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WIOA Plan

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