St. Charles, IL – Sylvia Wetzel, Corporate Training and Development Manager for Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. and Vice President, Bullock Properties, has been appointed to the River Valley Workforce Investment Board. “We are proud that Sylvia’s commitment to skilled workforce development has been recognized by this prestigious appointment,” said Ron Bullock, Chairman of Bison Gear.
The Workforce Investment Board is a key player in the economic growth and competitiveness of the River Valley area comprised of Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties in Illinois. The Board plans, develops policies, and provides oversight of the local workforce system. Through partnerships with economic development agencies and community groups, the Board supports the development of a strong, well qualified workforce as well as the interests of the business community while also providing information for adults and youth seeking resources and guidance for career direction and assistance.
Sylvia Wetzel joined Bison Gear in 1994 where her career has encompassed Marketing, Information Technology, International Strategy and Corporate Training and Development. She has taken primary day to day responsibility for the Skilled Workforce Initiative training and internship program developed by Bison Gear in cooperation with local colleges, development organizations and manufacturers. Wetzel is also president of BisonCares, the 501(C)3 nonprofit charitable foundation supported by Bison Gear, its employees and others in the community.
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