The United States military is undergoing significant changes, and the downsizing and cutbacks that are part of any war drawdown are having an appreciable impact on the local families of Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM). An Army study estimated that approximately 9,000 active duty servicemembers stationed at JBLM will be leaving the service annually over […]
Fueling Our Region’s Growth Sectors
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PMWDC) is a nonprofit organization serving Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties. Through a variety of federal and state funding sources, our agency offers a wide range of job placement, training and educational services to employers, job seekers and incumbent workers.
With an emphasis on job creation and retention, innovation, cultivating new and existing partnerships, performance and accountability the Council is as committed as ever to develop a talented work pool that will serve to grow our economy. We know that our most valuable asset is a dynamic workforce.
The Council currently administers over $10 million dollars in grant funding. Through the focused efforts of the Council and its workforce partners, we have made remarkable progress in transforming our workforce area into an effective system.