As vice president for Workforce Development, Alicia Booker oversees the CCAC division that offers workforce training programs and community education classes to more than 30,000 students annually. She comes to the college as a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of workforce development experience. Most recently, she served as the executive of a dual-county workforce investment board, where she was responsible for administering federal and state workforce programs and overseeing a $22 million budget. Ms. Booker played an integral role in ensuring the development of in-demand training and the alignment of job skills with market demand.
Ms. Booker also brings higher education expertise and experience in North Carolina and Virginia. She has served on a number of boards, including the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, Junior Achievement, United Way of Genesee County and the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce Strategic Leadership Committee.
Ms. Booker attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, and a master’s degree in Human Resource Administration from Central Michigan University. She is a doctoral candidate at Wayne State University, Detroit.