WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Ch. 1) Administration and Governance

1.4 Local Workforce Development Boards (Local WDBs)



1.4.6 Standing Committees

Effective date: July 1, 2017

The local WDB may designate and direct the activities of standing committees to provide information and assist the local board in carrying out required activities. Establishment of standing committees is not required.

If established by the local WDB, each standing committee must:

  • be chaired by a member of the local board; and
  • include other individuals appointed by the local WDB who are not members of the local board and who the local board determines have appropriate experience and expertise.

Standing committees may also include other members of the local WDB.

WIOA expressly authorizes standing committees to address specific, defined needs as outlined below:

  • One-Stop Delivery System: A standing committee to provide information about and assist with operational and other issues relating to the one-stop delivery system; may include as members representatives of the one-stop partners.
  • Youth: A standing committee to provide information about and assist with planning, operational, and other issues relating to the provision of services to youth; shall include community-based organizations with a demonstrated record of success in serving eligible youth.
  • Individuals with Disabilities: A standing committee to provide information about and assist with operational and other issues relating to the provision of services to individuals with disabilities.

The local WDB may establish other standing committees as it determines appropriate.