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About the Board

Local Area I is comprised of 62 counties located in central and western Kansas.

As required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the membership of the LWIB consists of representatives from business, labor, economic development, education, rehabilitation services, public assistance agencies and public employment services.

Members of the LWDB represent organizations, agencies, or other entities and in compliance with the WIA, at least 51 percent of its members are from private businesses.

Board Representation

Members of the LWIB represent organizations, agencies, or other entities and in compliance with the WIA, at least 51 percent of its members are from private businesses.

Bylaws 

LWDB Nomination Process

The Local Area 1 Chief Elected Officials Board (CEOB) have approved the LWDB Membership Nomination Process effective immediately. Download the announcement (.pdf)

PY2017 Annual Performance Report

Auditors' Report FY2017

The Auditor Report and Financial Statements for the year ending June 30, 2018 (including Reports Required for OMB A-133) is now available for review. Download the Report (.pdf)

Employment Application

Download the Employment Application  (.docx)

Kansas WorkforceONE Organizational Chart

Download the Organizational Chart  (.pdf)

WIOA Board Orientation Manual

WIOA Board Orientation Manual  (.pdf)

 

Interested in becoming a Board member?

Please contact our Local Area 1 staff at (785) 493-8018 for information, or review our FAQ.