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Erie County

Contact Information

Heather Okoro, JD
Executive Director
Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
726 Exchange Street, Suite 630
Buffalo, New York 14210



Erie County Workforce Investment Board (updated 3/03/15)
Name Organization Affiliation
Charles G. Jones, Jr. (Chair) Wittburn Enterprises Business
Mary Margaret Aprile Time Warner Business
Fred Boeheim Gypsum Systems, Inc. Business
Jack Connors Business First Business
D. Sylvester Dihaan Rhythyms Cafe Business
Silvia E. Fakler At Business
Joseph Hanna Goldberg Segalla Business
Cory R. Haqq Hastings Cohn Real Estate Business
Gloryann Holbrook GEICO Business
Tracy Jordon-Cardwell LP Ciminelli Business
William Paladino Ellicott Development Corp. Business
David Quackenbush Quackenbush Co., Inc. Business
Ralph Salerno Keller Bros. & Miller Inc. Business
David Sullivan Industrial Support Inc. Business
Michael Zwick  Empire Genomics Business 
Dr. Julius G. Adams University at Buffalo EOC Education Entity
Carolyn Bright Department of Labor, Career Center Mgr Wagner-Peyser
TAA/UI/Vets Programs
Elizabeth Burakowski Office of the County Executive WIA Dislocated Worker Program
WIA Adult Program
Ellen Grant Erie County WIA Adult
WIA Dislocated Worker
L. Nathan Hare Community Action Organization CBO
CSBG E&T Services
Michael Martin Native American Community Services Inc. Native American Program
Brenda McDuffie Buffalo Urban League CBO
Oswaldo Mestre City of Buffalo WIA Adult
WIA Dislocated Worker
Robert Mootry CSEA Region 6 Organized Labor
Patricia Riegle Erie 1 BOCES Education Entity
Adult Education Literacy Activities
Post Secondary Vocational Education
Arthur Ruska ACCES-VR Vocational Rehab
Steven Weathers ECIDA Economic Development
Philip Wilcox IBEW Organized Labor
Myrna Young Everywoman Opportunity Center CBO

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