Maxine G. Suka, Director of Workforce Operations, Strategic Initiatives

Expert at integrating KRA-workforce operations with those of business, community, and co-located partner agencies and organizations, Maxine excels in directing innovative service-delivery systems, including the successful implementation of several workforce-services pilot programs. Through effective team management, quality control, and evaluation, she provides leadership and performance oversight, supporting KRA Operations and Program Managers to ensure achievement of contract-performance goals.  In 2015, Maxine won election to the NAWDP Board of Directors, representing Region 9—Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the US Island Territory of Guam.  In addition to extensive experience directing programs for Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Special Need populations, Maxine, a NAWDP Certified Workforce Development Professional—holds both MA and BA degrees, as well as a university-level Specialized Certificate in Workforce Development Career Advising.