Workforce Development Advisory Committee (WDAC)

Overview of the Committee:

The Workforce Development Advisory Committee (WDAC) consists of relevant stakeholders throughout the ecosystem. They will provide their input and expertise on subject matters including economic trends, training, employment opportunities, and impact measurement tools for the project.


The WDAC is composed of relevant representatives from industry, government, non-profit organizations, academia, labor, and community-based organizations (CBOs).


  • Provide input on a Workforce Development Plan (draft and final);
  • Identify existing and anticipated workforce development needs and industry barriers;
  • Identify opportunities for workforce development and education across different MD/HD transportation and charging infrastructure segments;
  • Propose workforce development strategy and timeline for the project;
  • Discuss and identify planned partnerships with educational institutions, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, workforce recruitment organizations and others;
  • Identify and implement best practices for engaging local communities and increasing participation in workforce development activities;
  • Assist in the development of outreach strategies to support broader workforce development network and capacity building.

Committee Members:

  • A New Way of Life
  • BP Pulse Fleet
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • Cerritos College
  • City of Los Angeles, Economic and Workforce Development Department
  • Coalition for Clean Air
  • Conservation Corps of Long Beach
  • Conservation Corps of Los Angeles
  • County of Los Angeles, Department of Opportunity
  • CSU Dominguez Hills
  • CSU Long Beach
  • CSU San Bernardino
  • e7 Architecture Studio
  • East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
  • Goodwill of Southern CA
  • Healthy Active Streets
  • HUB Cities Consortium
  • IBEW 11
  • Jobs to Move America
  • Kern Community College District
  • LA City College
  • LA Trade Tech
  • Labor Network for Sustainability
  • Long Beach City College
  • MY Workforce Solutions
  • SHIELDS for Families
  • SoCalREN
  • Southern CA Edison
  • UCLA Labor Center
  • Watts Clean Air & Energy Committee
  • Women In Non-Traditional Employment Roles (W.I.N.T.E.R)
  • Youth Action Plan
  • ZEEM Solutions

Meeting Dates:

The Workforce Development Advisory Committee (WDAC) members meet quarterly on the following dates:

  • 10/6/22 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. PST
  • 1/12/23 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. PST
  • 4/12/23 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. PDT
  • 7/13/23 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. PDT
  • 10/12/23 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. PDT

New Members:

Interested in becoming a WDAC Committee Member? Please contact Giovany Hernandez, GRID Alternative’s Clean Mobility Program Manager at [email protected] more information on how to join the committee.