Connecticut Governor’s Workforce Council (GWC), Office of Workforce Strategy (OWS)

The Office of Workforce Strategy (OWS) is a division of the CT Department of Economic and Community Development that serves as the administrative staff to the Governor’s Workforce Council (GWC). Their vision is for every Connecticut resident to have access to a meaningful career pathway and the support needed to fulfill their aspirations and for every Connecticut business to have access to a skilled workforce. Their mission is to build the systems, teams, and approaches that will make Connecticut a talent environment that attracts and motivates students, career builders, and companies alike.


Contact Information

Kelli-Marie Vallieres, Executive Director
Niall Dammando, Chief of Staff