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.

Jill McAloon

Chief Deputy Director

Jill McAloon has worked with the Employment Training Panel for nearly 27 years.

Michael Cable

Legal Counsel

Mike Cable has over 20 years of experience as a licensed attorney in the State of California.

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Next Panel Meetings

January 24, 2020
Ca Department of Water Resources Building
1416 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

February 28, 2020
CalEPA – Sierra Room
1001 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Latest Press Release

Students with Disabilities Receive Summer Work Experience and Job Training

The Employment Training Panel announced that it approved 43 contracts worth more than $15 million in job training funds for 12,000 workers. The California Department of Rehabilitation partnered with the Employment Training Panel in 2018 to provide paid work experience and pre-vocational opportunities to students with disabilities through the Summer Training and Employment Program for Students (STEPS). In its first year, six grants totaling $1.5 million were awarded to provide 332 students with job readiness skills.

Published: December 18, 2019