Employment Security Advisory Committee (ESAC)
ESAC was formed in August 2013 in collaboration with Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s office. The goal of the council is to help ESD implement our new strategy and goals and to help us stay aligned with Governor Inslee’s Results Washington.
The council will focus on Washington's employment system as a whole, including:
- Workforce and career development
- Unemployment insurance (UI)
- UI-related programs that lead to a thriving economy, quality jobs, and expanded career opportunities for all Washingtonians.
ESAC Contacts at Employment Security Department:
Director of Government Relations
Director of Communications
Director of Workforce Strategic Initiatives
ESAC Committee Members
Legislative Director, Aerospace Machinists Industrial
Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Association of Washington Businesses
President and CEO, Tabor 100
Executive Director, Washington Growers League
Governmental Affairs Director, Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Executive Secretary, Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
Vice President of Human Resources, Terex (Genie Industries)
This council was formed in accordance with statute (RCW 50.12.200) which requires three business, three labor, and three at-large members for a board comprised of nine. Meetings will be open to all interested parties who wish to attend, and will be a matter of public record.