Workforce Development Board Purpose

Summit and Medina Counties together form Ohio’s Local Workforce Area 2. Area 2 is represented by the Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board (WDB). The main roles of WDB members include, procuring contracts with service providers directing the investment of WIOA funds to maximize performance outcomes, certifying the OhioMeansJobs one-stop centers, developing local and regional plans, conducting workforce research and analysis of regional labor market indices, steering efforts to engage a diverse range of employers in the public workforce system, and identifying proven and promising practices to implement within the local workforce area.