Mission

The Governor's Workforce Board (GWB)is the primary policy-making body on workforce development matters for the State of Rhode Island and has statutory responsibility and authority to plan, coordinate, fund, and evaluate education, employment, and training programs that increase the skills of the RI workers and address the workforce needs of RI businesses.

The Board is housed at the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities of the board, please read the GWB bylaws below.