Utah Department of Workforce Services
Jon Pierpont

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Association of State Workforce Agencies has elected Jon Pierpont, executive director of the Utah Department of Workforce Services, as its president-elect.

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Pierpont, who has worked in several leadership positions within the department for more than 25 years, will represent Utah on the committee for the next three years as president-elect, president and past-president.

The organization, which represents the 50 state and three territory workforce agencies, works to drive the national agenda for workforce policy. The executive committee meets regularly throughout the year to discuss policy matters and their impacts on states. In addition, the executive committee coordinates activities with its various subcommittees and programs.

Pierpont recently finished serving as the group’s executive committee secretary and as the equal opportunity subcommittee chairman.