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American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

About the Task Force

Pursuant to Executive Order 13845, "Establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker," the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board will provide advice and recommendations to the interagency National Council for the American Worker on ways to encourage the private sector and educational institutions to combat the skills crisis by investing in and increasing demand-driven education, training, and re-training, including training through apprenticeships and work-based learning opportunities.


Ivanka Trump:  Advisor to the President, White House (co-chair)
Wilbur Ross:  Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce (co-chair)
Walter Bumphus:  President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges
Jim Clark: CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Tim Cook:  CEO, Apple
Tom Donohue:  CEO, US Chamber of Commerce
Marillyn Hewson:  Executive Chairman, Lockheed Martin
Eric Holcomb:  Governor, Indiana
Barbara Humpton:  CEO, Siemens USA
Al Kelly:  Chairman and CEO, Visa
Sean McGarvey:  President, North America’s Building and Trades Unions 
Doug McMillon:  President and CEO, Walmart
Michael Piwowar:  Executive Director, Milken Institute
Scott Pulsipher:  President, Western Governors University
Kim Reynolds:  Governor, Iowa
Ginni Rometty:  Executive Chairman, IBM
Scott Sanders:  Executive Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies
Robert Smith: Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners
Julie Sweet: CEO, Accenture 
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.: President & CEO, SHRM - Society for Human Resource Management
Sebastian Thrun: Founder, President, and Executive Chairman, Udacity
Jay Timmons: CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
Marianne Wanamaker: Professor, University of Tennessee



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