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Maine Development Foundation 2013 Jobs Report

Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10am

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Guests:

 

Maggie Drummond,
Program Director

Maine Development Foundation

Maggie joined the Foundation in May 2011 as the Program Director for the Maine Employers’ Initiative and the Next Step Maine campaign.

A native Mainer, Maggie received her Bachelor’s Degree from Colby College. She has 15 years of nonprofit public policy experience, working on efforts to expand statewide historic tax credit, uniform building and energy codes, and establishing the first capital investment program for downtown revitalization – now the Communities for Maine’s Future program. She is a member of the Leadership Maine Tau class, a 2009 recipient of the ‘Downtown Visionary Award’ and lives in Bath with her husband.

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John Dorrer,
Senior Advisor

Jobs for the Future

John Dorrer is a senior advisor for labor market and workforce research at Jobs for the Future (JFF). 

 

He advises JFF’s emerging work in the development and application of labor market information and workforce research to meeting the challenges of aligning post secondary education and training with regional economies. Mr. Dorrer has 30 years of experience in workforce development as an economist and researcher. 

 

His work has focused on workforce development, human capital, and labor market policies at the state and local levels. Previously Dorrer worked for the Maine Department of Labor, where he served as Acting Commissioner and Director of the Center for Workforce Research and Information. He also served as Deputy Director of workforce programs at the National Center on Education and the Economy in Washington DC.