Committees 2022-06-30T15:40:31-04:00


The Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board depends on the input and guidance of its committees to help ensure successful performance and outcomes. Board members can volunteer to participate on committees. All GLWDB meetings, including Quarterly Board meetings and Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.


The Greater Lowell WDB Executive Board is comprised of members of the Full Board. The Executive Board was created to act on behalf of the Full Board in addressing issues, which require action, that arise between quarterly Board meeting.


Raymond Wrobel/Align Community Credit Union

Danielle McFadden/Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce

Judith Burke/Middlesex Community College

Maureen Fitzpatrick/Lowell General Hospital

Tom Raiche/Merrimack Valley Central Labor Council

Cynthia Smith/Element Care

Charlene Jancsy/Enterprise Bank


The Workforce Performance and Opportunities Committee consists of several Board members, Career Center of Lowell managers and other interested partners, including educational providers and community-based organizations. The Committee meets bi-monthly to discuss and review job-seeker and employer challenges, Career Center of Lowell operational reports, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) job seeker and employment monthly data releases, the Workforce Training Fund (WTF) and collaborate on labor market solutions and sector initiatives as well as youth education, training and employment activities. Designed to promote dialogue and knowledge sharing among members, the Committee’s goal is to be proactive in the identification and communication of issues, assessment of potential impact to our customers and possible short and/or long-term solutions.


Charlene Jancsy/Enterprise Bank, Chair

Maureen Fitzpatrick/Lowell General Hospital

Kimberly Bodkin/Raytheon

John Palmieri/Sterling Corporation

Karen Frederick/Community Teamwork, Inc.

Stephanie Lee/Verizon

Cynthia Smith/Element Care

Shannon Norton/MHLCC

Katy Gentile/MHGLWB


The GLWDB continues to be actively engaged in planning and implementing processes to address the challenges associated with the development of a skilled local workforce and to meet statewide standards intended to accelerate continual improvement of the Massachusetts workforce development system. The GLWDB  Strategic Plan is available for your reference. Status updates, including benchmarks and performance assessments are made available on a regular basis.


Maureen Fitzpatrick/Lowell General Hospital, Chair

Danielle McFadden/Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce

Beth Goguen/MA Workforce Development

Judith Burke/Middlesex Community College

Stephanie Cronin/Middlesex 3 Coalition

Ed Starr/IBEW

Ray Wrobel/Align Credit Union

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