Workforce Development Board

Waccamaw Workforce

The Waccamaw Workforce Development Board (WWDB) is the regional entity that implements the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties.

Appointed by local elected officials, the WWDB is responsible for planning and overseeing local workforce development programs. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives while other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and partners participating in the SC Works system.

In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Waccamaw Workforce Development Board.

Meeting dates for January – December 2024 are listed below:

  • January 16th
  • March 19th
  • May 21st
  • July 16th
  • September 17th
  • November 19th

Board Members:

Andy Roberts, AGRU America

Busy Kimball, Tidelands Health

Rochelle Geathers, Wal-Mart

Sherrill Walker Smith, International Paper

Tiffany Harrison, Georgetown County Economic Development

Peg Skalican, Pittsburg Institute of Aeronautics

Bonita Engleman, Ocean Lakes

Wallace Evans, A Father’s Place

Greg Mitchell, Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Etta Greene, Horry County Adult Education

Jared Denz, SC Department of Employment & Workforce

Eric Robinson, SC Vocational Rehabilitation

Frank Espinal, Ship On Site

Tony Troiani, Carolina Cool

Wilhelmina Pressley, Williamsburg County Schools

Chris Battle, Personal Touch Beauty and Barber College

Henry Poston, Palmetto Synthetics

Allen Abernathy, MUSC Black River Medical Center