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)
Jay Box: President, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
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
Juanita Duggan: President & CEO, National Federation for Independent Business
Elizabeth Goettl: President & CEO, Cristo Rey Network
Marillyn Hewson: CEO, Lockheed Martin
Eric Holcomb: Governor, Indiana
Barbara Humpton: CEO, Siemens USA
Al Kelly: CEO, Visa
Vi Lyles: Mayor, Charlotte North Carolina
Bill McDermott: CEO, SAP America
Sean McGarvey: President, North America’s Building and Trades Unions
Doug McMillon: CEO, Walmart
Craig Menear: Chairman & CEO, Home Depot
Michael Piwowar: Executive Director, Milken Institute
Scott Pulsipher: President, Western Governors University
Kim Reynolds: Governor, Iowa
Ginni Rometty: CEO, IBM
Scott Sanders: Executive Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, SHRM - Society for Human Resource Management
Jay Timmons: CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
Sheree Utash: President, WSU Tech
Marianne Wanamaker: Professor, University of Tennessee
The first meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board was held on March 6, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) at the White House.
- An audio recording of the meeting is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0AtKos3rUQ.
- President Trump and Vice President Pence attended part of the meeting. Video of that portion is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3hT5AUa57A.