The new chairman of the board of directors wants to increase the visibility of the organization


The Ventura County Workforce Development Board recently elected Stephen Yeoh as President and Sandy Smith as Vice President, each for a one-year term.

Yeoh, who joined the board in 2016, is the Director of Peace of Mind at Un1teee, a Thousand Oaks IT services provider with clients in healthcare, finance and legal.

He served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and was a volunteer instructor for the Central Coast Chapter of the Project Management Institute.

“My goal is to increase WDB’s visibility, so that community members and businesses know what kind of services we provide,” says Yeoh. “Coming from an IT background, I would like to see the WDB increase awareness of the many IT job opportunities in Ventura County and improve the availability of hands-on, local training.”

Smith was appointed to the Workforce Development Council in 2020. He is a project manager at Sespe Consulting Inc., a Ventura-based engineering, land use and environmental firm.

A former Elect, Smith is a Senior Assistant Instructor at Cal Lutheran University. He participates in non-profit organizations that focus on maintaining the county’s quality of life.

“I look forward to working with staff and our Board of Directors in our continued efforts to promote innovative workforce programs and institutions that provide all of our residents with an opportunity for a better quality of life” , Smith said.

Council members include leaders from business, economic development, education, labor, government and community organizations.

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