Shankland appointed to Council on Workforce Investment

Written by Nathan Vine, Stevens Point Journal

 

Representative Katrina Shankland, D-Stevens Point, has been appointed to the Governor's Council on Workforce Investment by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.
 
The council was created by the federal Workforce Investment Act and is tasked with working with state leaders and Wisconsin employers to develop innovative strategies to develop Wisconsin's workforce. Members of the council include business leaders, elected officials, and representatives from educational institutions, community organizations, and labor groups.
 
Shankland was nominated for the post by Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca.
 
"I am honored to be appointed to serve on the Governor's Council on Workforce Investment. I appreciate Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca's confidence in my leadership and thank Speaker Vos for appointing me to work on this critical issue," Shankland in a release.