Washington County - Meet our Staff/Partners

    By visiting our center, you can get assistance with:  Job Search Assistance, Employer Assistance, Resume & Interviewing Assistance, Telephone & Internet Usage, Labor Market Information, Career Assessments, Information and referrals to other partner programs and services and other valuable services

    Staff you may work with include:

    Lisa Goudy, 740-434-0758, Receptionist

    Greets and aids customers; routes communications.

    Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services Staffing:  (for the state website, please go to OhioMeansJobs.com)

    Provides information and tools to Ohio’s workforce systems assisting job seekers and employers utilizing OhioMeansJobs.com.  OWD operates several federal programs that focus on improving Ohio’s workforce through career and job search related services, assistance to employers, training and education. 

    Barb Wilson, Rehabilitation Counselor, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

    Works with job seekers & youth who have disabilities, assisting them with job search, labor market info, and referrals to partner programs, etc.   Also works with employers to help find solutions for reasonable accommodation for employees. 

    Dr. Anthony M. Huffman, ED.D, Director, Adult Technical Training at Washington County Career Center

    Provider who offers a variety of information about education opportunities.  THuffman@thecareercenter.net

    Carrie Thrash, Resource Room Specialist, Washington State Community College
    Provider who offers a variety of information about education opportunities.

    Anna Hanes, ABLE Instructor
    Teaches ABLE/GED Classes. 

    Pamela Lankford,

    Coordinates the Epicenter, an Entrepreneurial Development Center incubates new businesses and provide shared space in which makers and innovators from all generations.  VPlankford@gmail.com

    Brenda Riffe, Superintendent, Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities


    Washington County DJFS 

    Michelle Brown, Workforce Development Administrator (740) 434-0492

    WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Programs 

    Focuses on job seekers and employers who are ready for services under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act to enhance employability. 

    WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Case Manager:

    Peggy McElfresh, (740) 434-0516

    Youth Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP) 

    Oversees administration, management, and coordination of all One-Stop activities. 

    Oversees Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the WIOA youth programs. 

    CCMEP Case Managers:

    Laura Adams, (740) 434-0529

    Brenda Robinson, (740) 434-0521

    Julie Glover, (740) 434-0498