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Employment Connection

The Employment Connection Committee is dedicated to fostering an environment of customer-centricity, trust, innovation, and collaboration within our workforce development initiatives. Our committee plays a pivotal role in ensuring that every aspect of the Employment Connection experience aligns with our core values and commitments to our customers and staff.
Committee Members

Robert Kleyn

ECC Chair

California Department of

Rehabilitation (DOR) 

Danielle Beckett

Employment Development


Jennie Bautista

Workforce Investment Board of

Tulare County

Jonna Schengel

College of the Sequoias

Carla Calhoun

Community Services Employment Training (CSET)

Larriann Torrez

Porterville Adult School

Michelle Miller-Galaz

Porterville College

Michelle Engel-Silva

Proteus Inc.

John Werner

Sequoias Adult Education Consortium (SAEC)

Victoria Guzman

Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School


Aleyda Montenegro

Tulare County Health & Human 

Services (HHSA)

Darlene Tyndal

Tulare County Office of Education


Misty Bond

Porterville Sheltered Workshop

Tami Olson

Visalia Adult School

Lori Morton

Tulare Adult School

Saul Palomares

SER-Jobs for Progress Inc. 

Teri Dobson

Tule River Tribal Council

Melissa Abby

San Jose Job Corps

Ivet Soria

Root & Rebound

Nuvia Varela

America Works of California Inc. 

Meeting Schedule

The Employment Connection Committee meetings are held Quarterly.

Meetings are held at at 10:00 a.m. and located at 4025 W. Main St. Suite B. Visalia, CA 93277 unless otherwise noted. 

February 15, 2024                                                                           

May 16, 2024                                                                                       

August 15, 2024                                                                                       

November 21, 2024                                                                                                                                                                             

2024 Employment Connection Committee Agendas

February                    May                   August                      November                      

Past Employment Connection Committee Agendas

2024 Employment Connection Committee Minutes

February                   May                   August                      November                     

Past Employment Connection Committee Minutes

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