(left to right) Paul Edwards of UFCW, Michelle Crenshaw of International Cinematographers Guild, and Maria Turrubiartes of the California Department of Rehabilitation with LA City Clerk Michael Espinosa administering the oath of office

On December 3, 2019, the Los Angeles City Council ratified the appointments of nine new members that will serve on the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board (WDB).

Appointed directly by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the new members will join the 39 member body which oversees the City's public workforce system of WorkSource Centers, YouthSource Centers, HIRE LA's Youth and other training and employment initiatives.

The WDB is comprised of civic leaders from Los Angeles' private sector, education, labor, government, and nonprofit sectors.

The new members are:
  • Michelle Crenshaw
    International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE)
  • Paul Edwards
    United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 770
  • Jessica Kim
    Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
  • Robert Lake
    Mesa Energy Systems
  • Michael Murray
  • Gabriel Pimentel
    Southern California Indian Center
  • Carmen Rad
    CR&A Custom, Inc
  • Alexandra Suh
    Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
  • Maria Turrubiartes
    California Department of Rehabilitation
Get more details about our new members from the City Clerk's Office.

Our new members signing "The Big Red Book," the official registry of City Commissioners:
Alexandra Suh, Carmen Rad, Gabriel Pimentel, Jessica Kim, Maria Turrubiartes, Michael Murray, Michelle Crenshaw, and Paul Edwards
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