Workforce Plans

Local Plan

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 charges all local workforce development areas to develop and publish a plan that defines key strategies, partnerships and resources that will promote local and regional economic health for industry and individuals through the development of a strong and relevant workforce. View the Sonoma County WIB Workforce Development Plan 2021-2024.

Regional Plan

The North Bay Regional Planning Unit consists of the Sonoma Workforce Investment Board, the Workforce Alliance of the North Bay (including Lake, Marin, Mendocino, and Napa Counties), and the Workforce Development Board of Solano County. The region is currently updating its regional plan for Program Years 2021-2024.

View the draft North Bay Employment Connection’s Regional Plan Program Year 2021-2024. The draft regional plan is currently open for public comment through May 23, 2021. Public comments can be submitted to Shaydra Ennis at

Past Local and Regional Plans

Sonoma County WIB Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020

2 Year Update to Local Plan

North Bay Employment Connection (NBEC) Regional Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020 – NBEC has been collaborating to better the economic development of the North Bay since 2000 and is comprised of Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties.

2 Year Update to Regional Plan