Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Kris Stadelman

Director, NOVA Workforce Development; Executive Committee Member, California Workforce Association

Ms. Stadelman has been a leader in Workforce Development for three decades in four states. She is currently the Executive Director of the NOVA Workforce Investment Board in the Silicon Valley, California; previous CEO of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, Washington; has held leadership positions in statewide programs in Colorado for the Governor’s Office as well as the State AFL-CIO; and directed employment and training programs for Community Action in Appalachian Ohio. She is the past Chair for the California Workforce Association, former Chair for the Workforce Development Council of the US Conference of Mayors and was voted Executive Director of the Year by the National Workforce Association in 2007. The Silicon Valley Business Journal listed Ms. Stadelman as a “Woman of Influence” in 2013.


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