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Commonwealth Workforce Networks


These networking groups meet at various locations throughout Virginia. The mission is to enhance partnerships between workforce development professionals and the business community to promote business, share job leads and enhance job development. Organizations can present at a meeting to showcase their business and share job openings. Contact your nearest network for more information.

CWN Meeting

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Northern Virginia


Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and City of Falls Church Areas
LaPearl Smith     (540) 431-0538    E-mail

Greater Fredericksburg Workforce Network
Patti Hodge     (540) 834-6629    E-mail

Loudoun Information Network for Employment (LINE)
LaPearl Smith     (540) 431-0538    E-mail

Northern Shenandoah Valley
Samantha Greenfield     (540) 722-3453    E-mail

PD-9 Workforce Resource Network
Ray Matthews     (540) 727-3257    E-mail

Prince William Area
Jeannine Langrin     (571) 208-4227    E-mail

Blue Ridge


Augusta County Workforce Network
Nate Mahanes     (434) 515-0061    E-mail

Charlottesville Area Workforce Network
Kaye Monroe     (434) 531-5895    E-mail

Region 2000 Area Network for Employment (RANE)
Nate Mahanes     (434) 515-0061    E-mail

Rockbridge Area Workforce Network
Penni Wetherell     (540) 332-7874    E-mail

Southwest Virginia


Martinsville Area Disability Employment Network (MADEN)

New River Valley Employment Network (NRVEN)

Roanoke Workforce Network

For all Southwest Virginia, Contact:
Peggy Hurley     (276) 676-5565       E-mail

South Central Virginia


South Central Workforce Network
Liz Couch     (434) 575-5615    E-mail
Loretta Williams    (434) 575-5847    E-mail
Beth Groff    (804) 863-1620     E-mail

Southside Workforce Network
Beth Groff    (804) 863-1620    E-mail

Eastern Virginia


Peninsula Workforce Network
(Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, Williamsburg)

Southside Workforce Network
(Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach)

Western Hampton Roads Workforce Network
(Franklin, Isle of Wight, Smithfield, Southampton Counties, Suffolk)

For all Eastern Virginia, Contact:
Melissa Edmonds (757) 240-0313    E-mail

Central Virginia


Commonwealth Workforce Network of Greater Richmond
William "Wes" Seaton     (804) 652-7706    E-mail