Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council



Amanda Jones, Community First Bank

Richard Bogert, The Bogert Group

Carlos Martinez, Dura-Shine Clean

Lori Mattson, Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce

Mary Mills, Bechtel National

Carol Moser, Greater Columbia Accountable Community Health

Melanie Olson, Lourdes Counseling Center

Alicia Perches, Tyson Foods

David Phongsa, Ninja Bistro

Todd Samuel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/City University

Lynn Ramos-Braswell, Lineage Logistics

Karl Dye, Tri-City Development Council


Michael Bossé, Central Washington Building & Construction Trades Council

Bob Legard, Central Washington Building & Construction Trades Council

Dennis Williamson, Electricians Union IBEW

Jim Smith, Southeast Washington Northwest Oregon Sheet Metal Training


Michael Lee, Columbia Basin College

Kate McAteer, Washington State University, Tri-Cities


Jamie Rasmussen, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Adolfo de León, DSHS

Jennie Weber, Employment Security Department


Commissioner James Beaver, Benton County

Commissioner Clint Didier, Franklin County



Chair - Todd Samuel

Vice Co-Chairs Representing Adult & Employer Linkage - 

   Adolfo de León & Melanie Olson

Vice Chair Representing the Youth Committee - Dennis Williamson


Cinthia Alvarez, Columbia Basin College

Darryl Banks, Juvenile Justice Center

Paul Randall, TriTech




 Youth Committee

Executive Board Committee

Adult & Employer Linkage Committee

Quarterly Board Meeting

815 N Kellogg St, Suite C
Kennewick, WA 99336

Tel: 509.734.5980 

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The Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. WA Relay Service: 711