Meet The Board
Jodi Davis - Chairperson
Crossroads Staffing, President & CEO
Jodi has been in the staffing industry since 1998 and has been serving on the Board of Directors of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council since 2006.
Ed Eybsen - Programs Committee Chair
Colonial Western Insurance Agency - Employee Benefit Consultant
Ed has been a Consultant for over 30 years. He was previously a Senior Vice President with Bolton & Company before joining Collaborative Insurance Solution in 2008. Ed has been serving on the Board of Directors of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council for seven years.
Kay Miller - Treasurer and Hospitality Co-Chair
Technology Development Center, Ventura - Placement Director
Kay Miller is the Placement Director of Ventura Adult and Continuing Education's Career Technical Education program since 2002. She joined the EAC Board in 2007, serving as the Hospitality Co-Chair since then. In addition, she assumed the duties of Treasurer in 2015.
Florence LaManno - Scholarship Chair
Florence LaManno Insurance Services - President
She holds an L & D Insurance License for the State of CA; Her position with Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council is Hospitality & Scholarship and has been a board member of EAC for over 10 years.
Talia Barrera - Hospitality Co-Chair
Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Ventura County - Administration Manager
Talia has been employed with the County of Ventura since 2009. She has served on Board of Directors of Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council from 2009 to present.
Ryan Haws - Board Member
LightGabler LLP - Partner
Ryan received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2009. He is a partner at LightGabler LLP where he focuses exclusively on employment law matters including, day-to-day advice and counsel (keeping EMPLOYERS from getting sued).
Ryan has served as a Board Member of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council since 2012.
Martha Martins - Board Member
Raypak, Inc. - Employee Relations Coordinator
Martha has been employed in the Human Resources Department at Raypak since 1999 and has served on the Employer Advisory Council Board of Western Ventura County since 2012.
Aaron Mercer- Publicity Chair
Express Employment Professionals - Senior Business Development Manager
Aaron has been in the staffing industry since 2013 and joined the board of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council in 2015.
Mike McBain - Board Member
Central Courier, Inc. - Owner and CEO
Mike is founder of Central Courier Inc. Mike has been a Board member of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council for two years.
Peter Rosales - Employment Program Representative
Employment Development Department – West EAC Coordinator
Peter is the EDD Coordinator for the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council. Some of his other assignments with EDD include Experience Unlimited, Agricultural Recalls, and Targeted Recruitments.