WDB Members


The NWPA Workforce Development Board (WDB) is comprised of members representing business, labor, education, social services, and government agencies throughout Northwest Pennsylvania. Working in cooperation with chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, planning commissions, and others, the Board focuses its development activities on key industry segments that include electronics manufacturing, food processing, construction, health care, metal fabrication, plastics, technology, lumber and hardwoods, oil and gas, transportation, and mining. The Board also administers federal and state funds for programs targeted to adults, dislocated workers, and young people through five PA CareerLink® offices in Erie, Crawford, Clarion, Oil Region (Venango), and Warren


Erin Quinn Sekerak

Executive Director (Northwest Region)
Employer: Junior Achievement of Western PA
Years Employed: 2.5
P: 814-898-6395
F: 814-898-6487
E: esekerak@jawesternpa.org

Erin attended Gannon where she majored in Advertising Communications, and minored in Journalism and Spanish, she also earned a Master of Education from Kent State as well a Masters in Public Administration from Gannon University. Currently, Erin is the Executive Director at Junior Achievement of Western PA, Northwest Region. In her position she is responsible for fulfilling the Junior Achievement (JA) mission by implementing JA program and fundrasing activities in Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, Mercer, Warren, Forest and Venango Counties.

When Erin is not working she enjoys social interations with friends as well as cooking. She finds stress relief in the kitchen as an experienced cooker and baker. Erin considers herself a foodie and enjoys trying new flavors that will inspire her. 


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