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2022 Powerful Advocate Award Presented to Marie Kurose

Marie Kurose, Chief Executive Officer of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, has won the Washington Workforce Association’s Powerful Advocate Award, the association’s 2022 chair recognition award. “Since Marie began her tenure as the Seattle-King Workforce Development Council CEO, she has shared the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion,”...
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Opportunities Across the System

The Washington Workforce Association brings together the leadership of Local Workforce Development Boards to craft policy, create solutions, and advocate to ensure that the workforce system is positioned to address the economic challenges faced by workers and businesses in our state. At the federal level, The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity...
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WSW CEO Stepping Down to Support Family Move

Kevin Perkey, Chief Executive Officer of Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW), will step down as CEO after three years to support his wife, Dr. B. Joy Perkey, in her new leadership role as Medical Director for Physiatry in Bend, OR. Kevin will stay on as CEO until a successor is named...
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