About Us

counties2The Smoky Mountains Area Workforce Board includes representatives from all 10 counties served by the board: Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Sevier and Union.

Board members oversee and direct the activities funded by the Workforce Investment Act and other sources. This includes career center services for both employers and employees and youth services.

This year, David Popiel of Newport chairs the board. Noah Roark of Greeneville is the vice-chair. Mayor Alan Broyles of Greene County is the chairman of the consortium of elected officials, which includes the county mayors of all 10 counties.