RD385 - Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority – Annual Report -- Summary of Activities December 2012

Executive Summary:
The Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (VHWDA) has addressed many issues related to the formation of the Authority. The Board of Directors met on November 27, 2011 and voted to approve the hiring of an Executive Director to provide leadership and oversight of VHWDA operations. Ms. Gay S. Plungas was hired in January 2012. The VHWDA Board of Directors continues to meet routinely and is actively engaging in strategic planning to identify areas of emphasis for the VHWDA and to develop a fiscal sustainability plan for the Authority. In addition, VHWDA Staff continue to identify statewide partners to introduce the VHWDA and obtain information from stakeholders on how to best utilize the VHWDA entity and its resources.