Southwestern Workforce Development Board

Doris Johnson, Chair
HR Director, Harrah’s Cherokee
Private Sector
Jackson County

Dennis Myers, Vice Chair
Work Adjustment Coordinator, Industrial Opportunities
Private Sector
Cherokee County

Jaclyn Ashe
General Manager, Jacky Jones Ford of Hayesville
Private Sector
Clay County

Gary Ayers
President, Allison Outdoor Advertising
Private Sector
Jackson County

Nelson Bates
Owner, B&B Concrete
Private Sector – Small Business
Macon County

Tom Brownback
NCWorks Career Center Manager, DWS
Public Employment Service
At Large

Judy Chapman
General Manager, Dnet Internet Services
Private Sector
Macon County

Patsy Davis
Executive Director, Mountain Projects
Community Based Organization
At Large

Derrick Dyas
HR Manager, Evergreen Packaging
Labor
Haywood County

Ashley Hyder
HR Manager, Shaw Industries, Inc.
Private Sector
Macon County

Ben King
Owner, Bryson City Outdoors
Private Sector
Swain County

Kyle Ledford
Director, Haywood Community Learning Center & Administrator
Adult Education & Literacy
At Large

Greg Nazerian
HR Manager, Snap-On Incorporated
Private Sector – Apprenticeship
Cherokee County

Jim Pressley
Computer Consultant, NC Department of Transportation (SEANC)
Labor
At Large

Rich Price
Economic Development Director, Jackson County
Economic Development
At Large

Carl Reagan
Unit Manager, NC DVR
Vocational Rehab
At Large

Lacy Webster
Owner, Graham County Health & Rehabilitation Center
Private Sector – Small Business
Graham County

Paul Worley
Economic & Workforce Development Director, Tri-County CC
Higher Eduation
At Large