NSU, NLEP hold roundtable on workforce development

NLEP meeting 2017


Northwestern State University hosted executives from North Louisiana Economic Partnership for a round table meeting to discuss the university’s role in economic development and opportunities for collaboration to improve workforce development initiatives.  NLEP provides economic development services to 14 parishes in north Louisiana and represents the interests of the region to ensure that north Louisiana’s economic development potential is realized.

Seated are NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio and NLEP President Scott Martinez.  Standing are Sheena Black, NLEP vice president for business development strategy; Liz Pierre, NLEP senior vice president for legal and research;  Angie White, NLEP senior vice president for workforce strategy and administration; Dr. Darlene Williams, NSU’s vice president for technology, innovation and economic development; Ashley Busada, NLEP vice president for government relations and business development;  Christine Rambo, NLEP senior vice president of communications and marketing; Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, interim dean of NSU’s College of Business and Technology, and Curtis Penrod, coordinator of NSU’s computer information systems program.