About the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board
Recognized as a High Performing Workforce Board by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
To shape, nurture and sustain a regional workforce development system that promotes the economic well-being of business and workers.
- Life Long Learning
- Regional Solutions
Appointed by the Mayors of the City of Northampton and the City of Greenfield, the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board is the region’s policy-making authority in developing workforce skills. In partnership with government, business, labor, education and community-based organizations, the FHREB coordinates and oversees the region’s publicly funded workforce training and placement programs, including the Franklin Hampshire One Stop Career Center and the School-to-Career/Connecting Activities program. The FHREB also serves as a clearinghouse for labor market information and hiring/training incentives. The Board’s goal is to contribute to the economic health and growth of the region by creating an effective workforce development system that is responsive to job seekers and employers alike.
Board Officers, 2015-2016
Chair, Susan Dorais
First Vice-Chair, Greg Garrison
Second Vice Chair, Christina Gay
Corporation Officers, 2015-2016
President, Cindy Peeters
Treasurer, Maureen Carney
Clerk, William Sharp
For more information about business and employment opportunities in Western Massachusetts, visit the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts.