Executive Staff

Reg R. 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.

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Next Panel Meetings

November 2020 - No Panel
No Panel Meeting in November 

December 11, 2020
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Friday 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Latest Press Release

Employment Training Panel Awards $8 million to Train 6,300 Workers

The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced that it approved 28 contracts worth nearly $8 million in job training funds for 6,300 workers. The Panel awarded $131,008 to Trillium Pumps USA, Inc. to hire and train 100 employees in the manufacturing industry. Trillium Pumps is a fully integrated manufacturer of vertical turbine pumps for water and wastewater, oil and gas, mining, energy, and industrial markets. 

Published: October 28, 2020