The Crater Regional Workforce Development Board (CRWDB) is part of a statewide workforce system which is business-driven, customer-centric, streamlined, and outcome-oriented. It is led by committed business leaders who can ensure that the local workforce system is responsive to current and projected labor market demands and develop a comprehensive vision for the local workforce system with a focus on strategic decisions.
Carries out strategies and policies that support both the economic development missions for the local area and the Virginia Board of Workforce Development's goals;
Sets policy for the local area in compliance with broader state policy; and
Is the regional strategic convener, or acts in partnership with a designated regional convener, in addressing workforce development issues, including, but not limited to Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act activities.
Private sector representatives are to be selected from individuals nominated by local business organizations (ex. business trade associations, chamber of commerce, economic development agencies.)
Individual businesses may also nominate themselves or provide nominations of other businesses to the Board of Supervisors.
Private Sector representatives can include owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officer of businesses, and other business executives with optimum policy making or hiring authority.