Executive Staff

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

Tara Armstrong

Deputy Director of Technical Branch/CIO

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Next Panel Meetings

July 24, 2020
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

August 28, 2020
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Latest Press Release

Employment Training Panel Takes Action to Support Employers and Newly Hired Workers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Employment Training Panel announced that it approved 38 contracts worth nearly $13 million in job training funds for 12,000 workers. In an immediate response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Employment Training Panel has implemented a plan of action to ensure it supports California’s workforce. Recognizing that this public health crisis continues to impact our workforce, The Employment Training Panel has been working to ensure there are plans in place that continue to support our industries. 

Published: May 18, 2020