Enrolled HB 46: Relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board.

00Enrolled HB 46 01 Relating to membership in the Alaska Workforce Investment Board. 02 _______________ 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.