About

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ABOUT THE MASSHIRE BERKSHIRE WORKFORCE BOARD

The MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board is composed of knowledgeable and influential business and community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Pittsfield on behalf of the thirty-two communities in Berkshire County.

The board serves as the oversight and policy-making body for federally funded employment and training services in the region. The board also has the broader role of addressing critical labor market issues and developing strategic partnerships with local leaders in economic development, the K-12 and higher education system, government agencies, chambers of commerce, community-based and labor organizations.

MISSION & VISION

To provide leadership for workforce development in Berkshire County by aligning education and training with local labor market needs.

The MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board’s vision is to excel as the primary workforce resource in Berkshire County area for labor market information, skills enhancement, customized training, and youth college/career readiness programming. Working in partnership with business and industry, economic development organizations, education, labor, community agencies, government agencies and individuals, we provide quality workforce development activities resulting in a skilled workforce that exceeds the needs of today’s employers and tomorrow’s job challenges.

DISCOVER MORE

Get to know our organization better by learning about our board of directors, partners, key initiatives, and more below!

Our Board of Directors & Partners
Key Initiatives
Governance & Downloads

OUR STAFF

HEATHER P. BOULGER

Executive Director

Email Heather
(413) 442-7177 x150

HEATHER SHOGRY-WILLIAMS

Youth Director

Email Heather
(413) 442-7177 x151

LAUREN PARO

Office Executive

Email Lauren
(413) 442-7177 x152