Al Danish, Chairman
The Delaware County Workforce Development Board
The Delaware County Workforce Development Board (DCWDB) is a
business-led Board that works in partnership with County Council. Our goal
is to make sure that Delaware County has a dynamic and high quality
The DCWDB was established through the Workforce Innovation and
Opportunity Act (WIOA). The legislation was enacted in July 2014 and
authorizes Workforce Development Boards to establish goals for workforce
programs in their local communities. The DCWDB has set standards that
will improve the quality of job seeker and employer services throughout
Delaware County and Southeastern Pennsylvania. Because it is a
business-led Board, it is expected to bring best practices to public
workforce development programs and services.
The DCWDB provides leadership on critical workforce issues identified in
the Local Strategic Plan. The Board also engages the community to
deliberate on key workforce and economic development issues. The
DCWDB also oversees programs and services to ensure high quality
The DCWDB is comprised of volunteer leaders from private business,
organized labor, education, economic development, human services and
community-based organizations, all of whom are appointed by County
Council to terms of three years.
The DCWDB meets quarterly. Meetings are open to the public.
For more information, visit our website at: