Press Release - Kate McLagan Appointment
Friday, December 10, 2010
Media contact: Kate McLagan, Executive Director
P.O. Box 500023
Austin, TX 78750
(Texas) - The Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB) announces the appointment of Ms. Kate McLagan of Austin, Texas as the organization’s Executive Director. The Board of Directors appointed Ms. McLagan to advance the organization’s goals of ensuring a highly skilled, well-trained talent supply for Texas employers and an employer driven workforce system. With an extensive background in non-profit and government sectors, Ms. McLagan also serves as TAWB’s liaison to its member boards, economic development and other community groups and local, state and federal government.
Ms. McLagan has more than twenty years of business experience in various leadership and consulting roles both domestically and internationally, and most recently served over nine years as Vice President of a global human resource consulting firm. In addition to holding numerous senior management positions in the U.S. and Southeast Asia, Ms. McLagan has been recognized for her ability to plan and manage complex projects, assess workforce demands and develop effective solutions.
Ms. McLagan holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado. She is actively involved in the Austin Human Resource Management Association, E3 Alliance, the Texas Business and Education Coalition, the Austin Greater Chamber of Commerce’s Education and Talent Management Council and the United Way Financial Stability committee.
TAWB is an association of the state’s regional workforce development boards dedicated to meeting the workforce development needs of Texas employers. TAWB’s local board representatives are volunteer private business and community leaders from across the state of Texas, who recognize that workforce development is economic development. TAWB works with the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Workforce Investment Council, the Texas Business and Education Coalition and others to advise on funding, education and training priorities and policies for the state’s emerging workforce. TAWB also provides a forum for its members to share best practices in workforce development.
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