Workforce Development & Education Committee

Chair: MIchael Barnes, Unique Background Solutions

Focus: This committee aims to encourage workforce preparedness through collaboration with strategic partnerships, and advocating for adequate school infrastructure at every level of education.

Membership: Members are from higher education institutions, Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system, educational learning companies, and business leaders who contribute their insight into the workforce. As in all Public Policy Committees, membership is open to anybody who is an active Chamber member.

Meeting Dates: March 9, May 11, August 24, October 12, December 28. Dates are subject to change, please check back.


Natalie English
Senior Vice President,
Public Policy


Carrie Cook
VP, Governmental Affairs,
Public Policy

Laura Guacci
Public Policy Programs