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Name: Rainey, Tim
Current Position: Executive Director

Elk Grove resident Tim Rainey was appointed Workforce Investment Board executive director by Governor Jerry Brown in November 2011.

Rainey holds a bachelor of arts degree in government from California State

University, Sacramento. Rainey joined the California Workforce Association in 1998, where he advocated as policy director on behalf of local workforce investment boards in legislative, policy and administrative deliberations in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.

During his first two years there he was also a consultant to the state Senate Democratic Caucus. Rainey left the association in 2005 and joined the California Labor Federation as director of the Workforce and Economic Development Program, where he was responsible for policy development at the state and local levels. He brokered industry-based training partnerships among unions, employers, community organizations, education and public workforce agencies. He left the labor federation in 2011 after Brown’s appointment.

Rainey is a co-founder and executive committee member of the EDGE Campaign and a  member of the California Apollo Alliance Steering Committee.


Executive Director – Bio (CWIB website)

Governor Brown Announces Appointments (Press release)

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