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Tim Cook Joins White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Tim Cook Joins White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has been announced as one of the 25 members of the new American Workforce Policy Advisory Board created by the White House.

Established under Executive Order 13845, this Board will work directly with the National Council for the American Worker, leveraging the knowledge of its members to develop and implement a strategy to revamp the American workforce to better meet the challenges of the 21st century.

“President Trump is the dynamic ally that our workforce has needed in the White House for decades,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “Under his guidance, the Advisory Board will work in coordination with the National Council for the American Worker to solve the pressing issues facing American workers and families each day.”

“This Administration is committed to making sure all Americans can participate in the opportunities created by the booming economy. I look forward to working with this exceptional and committed group of leaders to advance the goals of the National Council for the American Worker and ensure inclusive growth,” said Ivanka Trump. “We want all Americans to have the skills and opportunities to secure good paying jobs and successfully navigate technological disruptions and the rapidly changing nature of work.”

The Advisory Board, co-chaired by Secretary Ross and Ivanka Trump, brings together members from diverse backgrounds including the private sector, educational institutions, and state and local governments. The members will provide varied perspectives on workforce issues facing communities and businesses across the country, while raising awareness of multiple pathways for American workers to obtain family-sustaining careers. The members’ terms last until July 2020

The members of the Board include:
● Jay Box, President, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
● Walter Bumphus, President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges
● Jim Clark, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
● Tim Cook, CEO, Apple
● Tom Donohue, CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
● Juanita Duggan, President & CEO, National Federation for Independent Business
● Elizabeth Goettl, President & CEO, Cristo Rey Network
● Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President, & CEO, Lockheed Martin
● Eric Holcomb, Governor, Indiana
● Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens USA
● Al Kelly, CEO, Visa
● Vi Lyles, Mayor, Charlotte, North Carolina
● Bill McDermott, CEO, SAP America
● Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building and Trades Unions
● Doug McMillon, President & CEO, Walmart
● Craig Menear, Chairman, President, & CEO, Home Depot
● Michael Piwowar, Executive Director, Milken Institute
● Scott Pulsipher, President, Western Governors University
● Kim Reynolds, Governor, Iowa
● Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, & CEO, IBM
● Scott Sanders, Executive Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies
● Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Society for Human Resource Management
● Jay Timmons, President & CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
● Sheree Utash, President, WSU Tech
● Marianne Wanamaker, Professor, University of Tennessee

More details in the full announcement linked below...

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Tim Cook Joins White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

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