The Local Workforce Development Board (LWBD) represents a wide variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations through the local area.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Workforce Development Board comprises 25 members appointed by the CEO (mayor-president) of East Baton Rouge
Parish to serve staggered, two- or three-year terms. The board consists of private sector and public sector members.
Private sector members may represent high demand industries such as technology, healthcare, insurance, construction, financial education, transportation,
manufacturing, telecommunications, etc. The Board’s chairperson and co-chairperson must be representatives of the public sector.
Public sector members represent labor union & apprenticeship, education, Wagner-Peyser, veterans, community- based organizations, vocational
rehabilitation etc. The chairperson and co-chairperson must be a representative of the private sector.
Local Workforce Development Area 21 has the following committees:
Executive Committee - The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the full board between meetings when such action is necessary.
One Stop Committee - The One-Stop Committee acts on behalf of the full board between meetings when such action is necessary
to provide information and assist with operational and other issues relating to the one-stop delivery system.
Youth and Young Adult Committee - The Youth and Young Adult Committee acts on behalf of the full board between meetings when
such action is necessary to assist the LWDB with activities related to youth and young adult workforce activities.
Local Workforce Development Board-21/EMPLOY BR
Serving the residents of East Baton Rouge Parish
Download the Regional/Local Combined Plan or pick-up a copy at the Workforce Development Board Office located at 4523 Plank Road; Baton Rouge,
The Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities and for individuals lacking English proficiency upon request.
TTY: (800) 846-5277 or (800) 947-5277