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Workforce & Education Committee

Workforce & Education Committee

Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Virtual Meetings

The Workforce & Education Committee connects and promotes Menomonie area employers, local postsecondary and secondary education providers to develop and retain a well qualified workforce.  The committee invites Menomonie area businesses and educational providers to advise the committee on concerning critical employment needs and skill gaps.

Workforce & Education Eligibility & Qualifications

  • Must be employed by (or own) a current Chamber member Investor business/organization
  • Willingness to take a leadership role in developing the resources of the Chamber through both time and financial support of Chamber programs and initiatives
  • Ability to work constructively with Chamber team
  • Courage and willingness to help formulate Chamber opinion on community issues, even though they may be controversial
  • Mutual respect of peers while displaying leadership and innovation

How Do I Apply to Serve on the Workforce & Education Committee?

To serve on the Workforce & Education Committee, you can complete an online application. If you prefer to complete a paper application, contact our office at 715-235-9087.

Organization Leadership

Beth Hein

Beth Hein

Committee Chair

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Executive Director - Educational Pathways and Outreach

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Jill Zydowsky

Committee Vice Chair

School District of the Menomonie Area

Transition Coordinator

Nevada Hanson

Nevada Hanson

Committee Secretary

Royal Credit Union

Branch Manager II

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Carmen Trimble

Past Chair

3M Company

LSS Black Belt

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Sara Fahl

WESTconsin Credit Union

Vice President - Member Engagement

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Holly Galbreath

Elmwood School District

Business/Marketing Teacher | DECA Advisor

Kyra Klika

Kyrah Klika

WESTconsin Credit Union

Regional Vice President - Retail Operations

Susan Peterson

Susan Peterson

Junior Achievement of WI. Inc.


Laurie Reardon

Laurie Reardon

Family Health Center

Dental Center Manager

School District of the Menomonie Area

Ryan Sterry

School District of the Menomonie Area

Career and Technical Education Coordinator


Kira Sullivan

Goodwill Industries North Central Wisconsin

Community Development Manager

Darren Ward

Darren Ward

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Associate Director of Admissions

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