The 2008 Class of Academy Fellows

The 2008 class began in June 2008 and held its final meeting in April 2009.

Tracey Bailey Chicago Women in Trades Illinois Construction
Steven Bender 1199NE Training and Upgrading Fund Connecticut Health Care
Lisa Boyd-Gonzalez YWCA of Greater Milwaukee Wisconsin Customer Service, Hospitality, Retail
Ben Brewster City of Peoria Workforce Development Illinois Green Collar Skilled Trades
Jill Buschbacher City of Phoenix, Community & Economic Development Department Arizona Aerospace Manufacturing, Direct Health Care
Peter Cavanaugh Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County Washington Automotive Service and Sales
Janice M. Cooper Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Michigan Various
Pamela R. Downing Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Wyoming Energy
Andrew Fotenakes Greater Flint Health Coalition Michigan Health Care
Anthony Garritano Manufacturing Works Illinois Manufacturing
Delores Graves Milwaukee Area WIB Wisconsin Customer Service, Hospitality
Tara Irby Southern Good Faith Fund Arkansas Acute Health Care
Surabhi Jain National Council of La Raza National Health Care, Transportation/Logistics, Retail/Customer Service
Anthony Joseph New York State Department of Labor New York Green and Renewable Resource Industries
Sterling Lynk Urban League of Greater Madison, Inc. Wisconsin Health Care, Medical Administration
Jeffrey Marcella City of Chicago Mayor's Office of Workforce Development Illinois Manufacturing
Anne Meyerson YMCA Training, Inc Massachusets Health Care
Sandra Miller Tulare County WIB California Advanced Manufacturing, Food Processing
Christopher Neale New York City Department of Small Business Services New York Transportation/Logistics
Lizabeth Roman Capital IDEA Texas Sustainable Energy, Creative Media
Wendy Schechter Partnership to End Poverty Oregon Manufacturing
Michele Valdez LaGuardia Community College Division of Adult & Continuing Education New York Retail, Hospitality
Allan L. Woodson The Greater Springfield, IL Chamber of Commerce Illinois Health Care
James Zentner Workforce Solutions Minnesota Manufacturing
Tim Zipoy Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services Minnesota Manufacturing, Health Care, Transportation