top of page


State Board

The State Board is made up of the Governor, two (2) members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, representatives of private companies, appointed by the Governor, from whom the president, electric officers (mayors), union organizations and community officials, officials of educational institutions and directors of state agencies.

Among the functions of this Board are: To develop the State Plan and the Annual Report, designation of the Local Areas, development of the formulas for the distribution of funds for training and employment activities, and develop the implementation measures at the state level.


Local Board

The Local Board is made up of representatives of the private company appointed by the Mayor of the Autonomous Municipality of Ponce, from which the president is elected, and they must be from the components, and members of the union and community organizations, officials of educational institutions, economic development agencies, all obligated partners of the Centro Gestión Única Laboral / Ponce and other entities as the Mayor nominates.

Among other functions, it is carried out: identifying providers for intensive services, negotiating enforcement measures, supporting employers with services related to their needs, monitoring the integrated operation of the local system.


Youth Standing Committee

The Federal Department of Labor encourages the Local Boards to establish a committee to provide assistance to the Board with planning, operation, and other matters related to the provision of youth services, which may include community-based and faith-based organizations, with an outstanding record of serving youth. WIOA allows the Local Board to designate the Youth Council as the committee if the Council meets the requirements of a committee set forth in section 107.

bottom of page