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


Robert Cardamone

Executive Director
Employer: Community Action, Inc.
Years Employed: 39

Robert received his MA in Education Psychology from IUP and graduated from the United States Army War College.


Currently the Executive Director at Community Action, Inc., Robert is dedicated to helping people and improving the community. He is problem solver that leads and manages the non-profit corporation along with being an administrator of federal and state resources. Robert is a long-time board member for the North Central Workforce Investment Board.


In his free time, Robert enjoys learning new technologies, providing community service, and teaching and mentoring those around him. 


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