About Us

Workforce Board



The Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Development Board is dedicated to identifying and promoting workforce development strategies to positively impact the economic wellbeing of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.


Our vision is sustainable employment through strategic human capital investments that produce positive economic returns for business/industry and our communities.


Our mission is to create a best-in-class regional system that is responsive to business/industry that results in a skilled workforce equipped with a work ethic, academic proficiency and occupational specific talent that rivals our competition.

Core Values

Members of the Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Board honor the following core values:

  • Visionary Leadership that advocates human capital development;
  • Service Excellence grounded in professionalism and respect;
  • Innovation responsive to workforce needs, that drives economic vitality;
  • Stewardship of assets and resources focused on local and regional community priorities;
  • Collaboration with regional workforce, education, and economic development partners;
  • Dedication to building and sustaining a strong regional economy, and the wellbeing of our business/industry base;
  • Results that are best-in-class and provide the highest rate of return on public investment.

Strategic Priorities 2021-2024

Strategic Priorities 2018-2020

White Paper

Participation on Board

If you are interested in applying to serve on the Workforce Development Board, please email us.

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