The Iowa Workforce Development
numerous online resources for students and youth seeking employment.
For career resources for traditional and non-traditional students visit
Student Career Hints.
Youth Advisory Council
The Region 2 Youth Advisory Council
provides guidance for and exercises oversight of local youth programs
operated under the Workforce Investment Act. In addition, the Council
provides expertise in youth policy and assists the Regional Workforce
Investment Board (RWIB) in:
Developing and recommending local
youth employment and training policy and practice;
Broadening the youth employment
and training focus in the region to incorporate a youth development
Establishing linkages with other
organizations serving youth in the local area; and
Taking into account a range of
issues that can have an impact on the success of youth in the labor
Members of the Youth Advisory Council
serve three-year terms, and represent persons or agencies with special
interest in youth policy.
Current members of the Youth Advisory
Amber Allen ~ North Iowa Vocational
Dorothy Hagen ~ Foster Parent
Heather DeGroote ~ Krysilis, Direct
DeAnn Halligan ~ IowaWORKS, WIA
Matt Otten ~
District 2, Juvenile Court Officer
Jay Pedelty ~ Prairie Ridge Treatment
Center (Vice Chair)
Tracy Peet ~ Francis Lauer Youth
Mary Schultz ~ North Iowa Area
Community College (Chair)
The Regional Workforce Investment Board, Region 2 has designated North
Iowa Area Community College as the Service Provider for the Workforce
Investment Act (WIA) Youth program beginning July 1, 2013 through June
30, 2017. Public Comments are to be sent to: Angie Konig, District
Manager, IowaWorks North Iowa, 600 South Pierce Avenue, Mason City, IA
For more information about the Youth
Council, Contact Heather DeGroote at 800-392-2230 or 641 422-1524 ~ Ext.
DeAnn Halligan at 800-392-2230 or 641 422-1524 ~ Ext. 44502.