Governor Parson to Hold Roundtable to Discuss Workforce Development Priorities

Governor Parson will hold a roundtable to discuss workforce development priorities focusing on Fast Track, priority legislation that opens doors and assists to help meet employers’ needs. Immediately following the roundtable, Governor Parson and attendees will hold a press conference.



What:              Governor Parson to Hold Roundtable and Press Conference Regarding Fast Track–Workforce Development Priority


Where:             Missouri State Capitol, Room 216 (Governor’s Office)


When:              Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 2:20 p.m. CST

  • Press Conference to begin at approximately 2:20 p.m. Open to Media
  • Mult box will be provided for audio.



  • Governor Michael L. Parson
  • Senator Gary Romine
  • Representative Kathy Swan
  • Zora Mulligan, Commissioner of MDHE
  • Rob Dixon, Director of DED
  • Shawn Strong, President, State Technical College of Missouri
  • Jeff Lashley, President, Moberly Area Community College
  • Joanna Anderson, President, State Fair Community College
  • Angie Besendorfer, Chancellor, WGU Missouri
  • John Jasinski, President, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Stan Shoun, President, Ranken Technical College
  • Kayla Wingbermuehle, Program Manager, Gateway to Degrees, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Greg Laposa, VP of Education Strategies, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Desiree Smith Jones, College Navigator, Gateway to Degrees, St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Joe Reardon, Greater KC Chamber of Commerce


**Questions will be taken upon completion of the Press Conference.**