Executive Briefing:

"Innovations in Workforce Skills Development in Texas"


June 12, 2013


10:00:10:10 AM                Briefing Goals

                                              Steve Boecking, VP, Hillwood Alliance TX, Moderator

10:10-10:50 AM                MSSC Training Programs:  Best Practice Examples

Alamo Academies:  Gene Bowman, Executive Director

Madeleine Burillo, Associate Vice Chancellor, Houston Community College

Tarrant County College:  Troy Vaughan, VP, Continuing Education

10:40 – 11:20 AM             Industry Association Perspectives on Solutions to Skills Shortage

Tony Bennett, President, Texas Association of Manufacturers

Carlton Schwab, President Texas Economic Development Council

Joe W. Arnold, Manager, Government Affairs, BASF; Chair, TAM Workforce Committee

11:20 AM-12:10             Company MSSC Users Panel: 

Dr. Elliott Stephenson, VP, HR, Ben E. Keith

Renae Reed, Senior Training Manager, GENCO ATC

Mike Packer, VP, Production, Lockheed Martin

12:15 – 1:15 PM            Luncheon Program:

Welcome.  Mike Berry, President, Hillwood

                                             Keynote Speakers: 

David Setzer, Executive Director,

                                             Workforce Solutions North Central Texas

The Honorable Hope Andrade, Commissioner for

Employers, Texas Workforce Commission


1:30 – 2:30 PM            Tour of Alliance Texas Global Logistics Hub and BNSF Intermodal Hub


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