LEPC Project Governance

LEPC Project Governance

The Local Employment Planning Council project relies on business and community leaders to help guide the work of the pilot as well as the projects we undertake.

Click on the list below to learn more about the Central Planning Table or one of the three working groups:

  1. Central Planning Table
  2. Employer Engagement Working Group
  3. Intergovernmental Working Group
  4. Service Provision Working Group

 

Central Planning Table

The Central Planning Table (CPT) is responsible for providing input, advice, and recommendations to help ensure the outcomes and objectives of the LEPC pilot are achieved on time and with a high standard of quality. The CPT reviews project progress, offering support in completing projects and providing suggestions for future work.

Members of the CPT are appointed by Workforce WindsorEssex to represent key stakeholders including employers, business associations, employment services, educational institutes, and community organizations. The CPT meets approximately 8-9 times per year.

Central Planning Table Membership

  • AP Plasman
  • Canadian Association of Mold Makers
  • City of Windsor
  • County of Essex
  • Cross Border Institute
  • Ghanam Consulting Inc.
  • Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
  • South Essex Community Council
  • St. Clair College
  • Tourism WindsorEssex Pelee Island
  • Unemployed Help Centre
  • University of Windsor
  • WEtech Alliance
  • Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation
  • Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

Staff Contacts:

Heather Courtney (née Gregg)
Manager of Employer Engagement & LEPC Lead
hgregg@workforcewindsoressex.com

Michelle Suchiu
Executive Director
msuchiu@workforcewindsoressex.com

 

Employer Engagement Working Group

The Employer Engagement Working Group (EEWG) is responsible for providing input and advice on LEPC activities related to employer engagement to help ensure the local labour market information, community partnerships, and service coordination outcomes of the LEPC pilot are achieved. Members of the EEWG represent employers, business organizations, and industry associations in key industry sectors. The EEWG provides the employer perspective to the work and activities carried out by the LEPC. Members support projects by providing qualitative information on industry trends as well as connections to other local employers.

 

Employer Engagement Working Group Membership

  • ALSO Group
  • Brave Control Systems
  • Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing
  • Facca
  • FCA
  • Gorski Bulk Transport
  • Imaginative Group
  • Motor City Community Credit Union
  • Mucci Farms
  • Splice Digital

 

Staff Contacts:

Heather Courtney (née Gregg)
Manager of Employer Engagement & LEPC Lead
hgregg@workforcewindsoressex.com

Katie Renaud
Researcher – Quantitative LMI Specialist
krenaud@workforcewindsoressex.com

 

2016-2017 LEPC Projects led by Employer Engagement Working Group

 

Intergovernmental Working Group

The mandate of the Intergovernmental Working Group (IWG) is to improve coordination and access to intergovernmental supports for job seekers and employers by providing input and advice on the intergovernmental project work outlined in the Strategic Plan. Workforce WindsorEssex will appoint the members of the IWG to represent key government partners, business and economic development organizations, as well as experienced government relations professionals from key industry sectors.

 

Intergovernmental Working Group Membership

  • Canada’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • City of Windsor
  • County of Essex
  • FCA Canada
  • Institute for Border Logistics & Security
  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
  • Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
  • Service Canada
  • Unifor Local 195
  • WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
  • Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Windsor Regional Hospital
  • Wyandotte Town Centre Business Improvement Association

 

Staff Contacts

Justin Falconer
Manager of Communications & Government Partnerships
jfalconer@workforcewindsoressex.com

Corey Shenken
Research Associate
corey@workforcewindsoressex.com

 

2016-2017 LEPC Projects led by Intergovernmental Working Group

  • WEsearch
  • Workforce Summit (held on May 12, 2017)

Service Provision Working Group

The mandate of this group is to provide advice and input and make recommendations to help ensure the integrated planning and service coordination outcomes of the Local Employment Planning Council pilot are achieved. The Service Provision Working group is responsible for providing feedback and input and guiding the project work, as defined, for the duration of this 18-month pilot.

 

Service Provision Working Group Membership

  • City of Windsor Employment and Training Services
  • Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre
  • Collège Boréal
  • Community Living Essex County
  • Conseil scolaire catholique  Providence
  • Greater Essex County District School Board
  • Greater Essex County District School Board Assessment Centre
  • Insight Advantage
  • Multicultural Council
  • New Beginnings
  • New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc.
  • Personnel by Elsie
  • South Essex Community Council
  • St. Clair College Career Services
  • St. Clair College Employment Centre
  • Unemployed Help Centre
  • University of Windsor Career Services
  • Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board
  • Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women
  • Women’s Enterprise Skills Training Inc.

 

Staff Contacts:

Michelle Karr
Manager of Service Provision
mkarr@workforcewindsoressex.com

Tashlyn Teskey
Researcher – Qualitative LMI Specialist
tteskey@workforcewindsoressex.com

 

2016-2017 LEPC Projects led by Service Provision Working Group