Board of 

Meet Our Board

Our leadership team has decades of experience in the skilled trades and brings that skill and knowledge with them to steer us on our mission of developing Michigan's workforce.

Ron Bieber, Chairman

Michigan AFL-CIO

Mark Alexander, Director

Michigan AFL-CIO

Steve Claywell, Vice Chair

Michigan Building Trades Council

Derek Dobies, Secretary-Treasurer

Michigan AFL-CIO

Lee Graham, Director

Operating Engineers Local 324

Steve Gulick, Director

Iron Workers Local 25

Jim Harrison, Director

Utility Workers, National Director Renewable Energies

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Our mission is to combat economic and environmental injustice by connecting the unemployed or underemployed with the training and resources necessary to find gainful employment and transition Michigan to a cleaner, greener economy.

The Michigan Workforce Development Institute is affiliated with the Michigan State AFL-CIO.

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