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  • PCC chancellor to speak at Sept. 13 Workforce Investment Board meeting

    Sep 05, 2013 | Read More News
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    Pima Community College Chancellor Lee D. Lambert will be the featured speaker at the Pima County Workforce Investment Board meeting on Friday, Sept. 13.

    Lee LambertThe meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Rooms 109-112 at Pima Community College’s Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave. It usually concludes by 9 a.m. and is open to the public.

    Lambert has been PCC Chancellor since July 1, 2013. Before coming to PCC, he was President of Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, Wash., outside Seattle.

    Lambert serves on the 2013-14 Executive Committee of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), and chairs the AACC’s Committee on Program Initiatives and Workforce Training.

    He is board chair of the National Coalition of Certification Centers and is a founding member of the Manufacturing Institute Education Council.

    Lambert received a Juris Doctor degree from the Seattle University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash.

    A U.S. Army veteran, Lambert was born in Seoul, South Korea, grew up on three continents, and graduated from high school in the Olympia, Wash., area.

    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board is appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the Pima County One-Stop Career Center. The board includes representatives of local businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions, including PCC.

    One-Stop connects eligible job-ready youth, adult and dislocated workers with employers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations. One-Stop and PCC often work together on workforce development, most recently the Pathways to Healthcare Program.

    Business leaders in the fields of biotechnology, logistics and aerospace who are interested in becoming members of the Workforce Investment Board are encouraged to contact Board Chairman Gregg Johnson at 520-239-5275 or Gregg.Johnson@phoenix.edu.

    For more information, please visit the Workforce Investment Board online.