Yavapai County Workforce Development Board
The Yavapai County Workforce Development Board (YCWDB) oversees business attraction, expansion and retention services through the ARIZONA@WORK Yavapai County workforce development system. Northern Arizona Council of Governments is the One Stop Talent Resource Operator for Yavapai County residents and businesses, operating under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Teri Drew credits the successful performance of the Yavapai County WDB to the dedication and commitment of the team of individuals who serve this County every day. The team paves “paths to prosperity” for career-minded job seekers and the business community. Teri says, “I am gratified most days with the numbers of opportunities we have to meet the needs of our community.”
Teri has a passion for assisting women in nontraditional occupations. She was named Prescott Area Leadership Woman of the Year in 2012. Teri is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute, is accredited through the Economic Development Academy of Arizona as a Arizona Economic Development Professional and is the recipient of numerous regional, state and national innovation awards. She is recognized for her leadership of more than 43 years with the Economic and Workforce Development Division of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments.