Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: March 14, 2016
Contact: Courtney Maxwell Greene
Iowa Workforce Development Deputy Director Appointed Chair of National Committee
Des Moines, IA – The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) announced today that Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Deputy Director Ed Wallace was appointed Chair of their Labor Market Information Committee.
Wallace has been the Deputy Director of IWD since 2011. In this role, Wallace oversees the Labor Market Information Division, the Workforce Services team and is the legislative liaison for the agency.
Wallace’s appointment is for the 2016 NASWA year, running October 2015 through September 2016.
NASWA was founded in the depths of the Great Depression, in the early years of unemployment insurance and employment service programs. It is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics and labor market information. Throughout its more than 78-year history, NASWA has strengthened the workforce system through information exchange, liaison, and advocacy.
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