DEED Names Katie McClelland as New Governor’s Workforce Development Board Director
15 Mar 2023
Today the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Katie McClelland as the Director of the Governor's Workforce Development Board. McClelland will work with the Governor's Workforce Development Board (GWDB) to analyze and recommend workforce development policies to the governor and legislature around talent development, resource alignment and system effectiveness to ensure a globally competitive workforce in Minnesota. She will also work with policy, business and workforce leaders across the state to meaningfully improve work opportunities, increase job quality and strengthen the skills of Minnesota workers.
"Minnesota's greatest asset is our hardworking workforce, and the GWDB plays a critical role in developing innovative and transformative workforce strategies and approaches," said DEED Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development Marc Majors. "Katie's significant experience will help shape the state's public workforce system and help build stronger connections to employers."