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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

SECOND MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 11, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
NEWBERGER, Jim
MAHONEY, Tim
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
ANDERSON, Paul
BAKER, Dave
FABIAN, Dan
HOWE, Jeff
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
METSA, Jason
MORAN, Rena
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SUNDIN, Mike
THISSEN, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan



Members excused:
BAHR, Cal
DAVNIE, Jim
SCOTT, Peggy

Representative Sundin moved the minutes of January 10, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chris Zempel, Non-Partisan Fiscal Analyst, gave an overview of the Workforce Development Fund

The following individuals from Twin Cities R!SE presented on results of the 2016-2017 Workforce Development Grant:
Tom Streitz, President and CEO; Leslie Dwight, Director of Research and Organizational Development; Shereese Turner, Senior Program Director

The following individuals from RESOURCE, Inc. presented on results of the 2016-2017 Workforce Development Grant:
Kelly Matter, President and CEO; Gregory Eubanks, Program Participant

Representative Newberger assumed the gavel at 4:03 PM

The following individuals from Ujamaa Place presented on results of the 2016-2017 Workforce Development Grant:
Otis Zanders, Executive Director; Kedar Hickman, Program Manager

The following individuals from Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) presented on results of the 2016-2017 Workforce Development Grant:
Ruby Lee, President and CEO; John Pacheco, member of the Board of Directors

The following individuals presented on the SciTechSperience results of the 2016-2017 Workforce Development Grant:
Margaret Anderson Kelliher, President and CEO, Minnesota High Tech Association; Kerri Bernard, Engineering Supervisor, Ultra Machining Company (UMC); Todd Colten, Chief Aerospace Engineer, Sentera; Matt Skelton, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities student, intern at Sentera
The meeting was adjourned at 4:42 PM



Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair




Meagan Rice, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..

Results and updates from recipients of FY 2016-2017 Workforce Development, Equity, and other grants

Twin Cities R1SE, RESOURCE, Inc., Ujamaa Place, CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio), Minnesota High Tech Associaton