Linda Nguyen, CEO at Tacoma-based WorkForce Central, has been re-appointed to the board of trustees for U.S. Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council.
The Council, established in 1977, provides a forum for mayors and their chief administrators to comprehensively examine workforce development issues and to strengthen the ability of cities to meet the needs of their citizens and business community, according the a WorkForce release.
“Ensuring a sufficient supply of globally competitive talent is critical to a healthy economy for all regions, including Tacoma,” Nguyen stated. “I’m honored to join workforce development leaders from across the country to address key issues and advance the message that public and private investments in workforce development have a significant multiplier effect.”
Nguyen has a Baccalaureate degree from University of Puget Sound and is also a board member of the Tacoma Pierce County Economic Development Board, Washington Economic Development Association, Geneva Foundation, United Way of Pierce County and Metropolitan Development Council.