Leveraging Registered Apprenticeship to Build a Thriving and Inclusive Economy

Ensuring that every resident can get into well-paying, stable careers through accessible, affordable education and training is a top priority for the nation’s Governors, as is creating an economic climate that is supportive of strong businesses and prosperous communities. This webinar highlighted key takeaways from a new publication that highlights Governors’ leadership in this space and outlines actionable steps Governors can take to promote and scale registered apprenticeship. The webinar also featured a discussion with a representative from the U.S. Department of Labor, and showcased exemplary practices underway in Alabama and Nevada.


  • Manny Lamarre, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Isla Young, Executive Director, Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation
  • Josh Laney, Director, Alabama Office of Apprenticeship
  • Jimmy Lao, Director of Nursing – Emergency Services, RENOWN Health
  • Rachael Stephens, Program Director, National Governors Association
  • Jack Porter, Senior Policy Analyst, National Governors Association
  • Moderator: Tim Carlton, Legislative Director, National Governors Association
  • Moderator: Rachel Hirsch, Senior Policy Analyst, National Governors Association