Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board

Meetings
  • Meetings shall take place at least four times annually
  • Principal Office
    100 College Drive
    Wye Mills, Maryland 21679
Meetings are open to the public unless closed under an applicable exception as stated in the Maryland Open Meetings Act (State Government article, §10-508).

Members
Name Role Type Term Term
Start
Term
End
Robert “BJ” Corbin
Member Private Sector
First 7/1/12 6/30/15
John Strube Member Private Sector
First 7/1/12 6/30/15
Angela Visintainer Member Professional First 7/1/13 6/30/16
George Weeks Member Professional Fourth 7/1/03 6/30/15

Composition
There shall be 28 members with at least 51% of the directors representing the private sector. Members are chosen from the five county upper shore area (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Annes, and Talbot)

Election
To assist the Commissioners in maintaining full membership, the Board shall, by majority vote, submit names for nominees for vacancies. 

Term of Office
Terms are for 3 years. Members are eligible for reappointment for an undetermined amount of times. Vacancies shall be filled by the legislative bodies of the sponsoring county.

Charge / Authority
(Workforce Investment Act of 1998; Public Law 105-220 – August 7, 1998; 112 Stat. 936)
The Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board shall provide the highest quality workforce services to the five-county upper shore area (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, and Talbot) allowing opportunity for advancement to workers of all ages and skill levels and meeting the current and future needs of local employers. Board members shall manage the property and business of the corporation.