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MEDIA ADVISORY: Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships to Host Discussion of Workforce Development and the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

Post Date: February 17, 2022

For Immediate Release

February 2022

Contact: Betsy Holahan bholahan@greatpointstrategies.com


Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships to Host Discussion of Workforce Development and the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

Expert Panel Will Discuss How to Build the Workforce Needed to Implement the IIJA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration’s new Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP) will host a discussion of intergovernmental strategies needed to ensure that states have the workforce in place to implement the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which President Biden signed into law in November 2021.

The event will feature keynote speaker Ed Mortimer, Vice President for Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a panel of experts from the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Counties, the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development, and the global employment website Monster Government Solutions. CIP Executive Board members and Academy Fellows Henry Cisneros and Sarah Rosen Wartell will provide the opening remarks.

WHAT: The Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP) Discussion of Infrastructure Workforce Development

WHEN: February 24, 2022

2:00 PM – 3:45 PM ET

WHERE: The event will be held virtually, via webinar

WHO: Henry Cisneros, Chairman and Co-Founder, American Triple; former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; former Mayor, City of San Antonio, Texas; Academy Fellow

Sarah Rosen Wartell, President, Urban Institute; former Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, The White House; Academy Fellow

Ed Mortimer, Vice President, Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (keynote speaker)

Matthew Chase, CEO and Executive Director, National Association of Counties; Academy Fellow

Susan Fallon, Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development, Monster Worldwide, Inc.

John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Mardy Leathers, Director, State Workforce Development, Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development

Terry Gerton, President, CEO, and Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration

Tom Shoop, Editor at Large, Government Executive; Academy Fellow (moderator)

MEDIA: Media planning to attend the webinar session should register here.

About the National Academy of Public Administration

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