Executive Staff

Reg Javier

Executive Director


Peter Cooper

Assistant Executive Director

Mr. Cooper has over 25 years of experience working on labor and workforce policy at the international, national, state, and local level. Click here to read the full bio.

Michael Cable

Legal Counsel

Mike Cable has over 20 years of experience as a licensed attorney in the State of California, and is an authority with past publications pertaining to state and federal public works, competitive bidding, wage and hour laws, prevailing wage, and apprenticeship requirements. Click here to read the full bio.

Tara Armstrong

Deputy Director of Technical Branch/CIO

Tara Armstrong has been working at the Employment Training Panel, supporting its mission, since 2007 and is the ETP, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Deputy Director of the Technical Operation Branch. Click here to read the full bio.



Next Panel Meetings

November 19, 2021
Virtual Meeting
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

 December 17, 2021
Virtual Meeting
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Latest Press Release

Employment Training Panel Announces Grant to Support Business Innovation, Equity, and Social Responsibility through Training and Micro-Grants

The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced the application period for a new grant that will foster business innovation and equity, inclusion, and social responsibility for individuals who face employment barriers is now open. This grant is open to non-profit Community Based Organizations (CBOs) with a deadline to submit a proposal by March 3, 2021 (3 PM PST). More information is posted in the February Press Release and on ETP's Grant page here

Published: February 1, 2021