HB 46: "An Act relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 46 01 "An Act relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 23.15.550(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) The Alaska Workforce Investment Board is established in the department. 05 The board consists of the following voting members, not to exceed 26: 06 (1) the lieutenant governor or the lieutenant governor's designee; 07 (2) the commissioners of commerce, community, and economic 08 development, education and early development, health and social services, and labor 09 and workforce development, or each respective commissioner's designee; 10 (3) one representative from the University of Alaska; 11 (4) four additional representatives of education, with one from local 12 public education, one from secondary vocational education, one from a postsecondary 13 vocational education institution, and one from adult basic education; 14 (5) four representatives of business and industry; 15 (6) four representatives of organized labor whom the governor shall

01 appoint from lists of nominees submitted by recognized state labor organizations; the 02 governor may reject a list submitted under this paragraph and request that another list 03 be submitted; 04 (7) at least one representative from an organization representing 05 employment and training needs of Alaska Natives; 06 (8) at least one representative of a community-based service 07 organization; 08 (9) at least one representative who has personal or professional 09 experience with developmental disabilities; [AND] 10 (10) at least one veteran; in this paragraph, "veteran" has the 11 meaning given in AS 43.20.048(f); 12 (11) at least one and up to four [FIVE] additional members of the 13 private sector to ensure a private sector majority and regional and local representation 14 on the board.