Board of Directors

Mobile Works is guided by a Board of Directors from both the business and public sector that was appointed by the Chief Elected Officials of Mobile.

Our governing board ensures Mobile Works provides a strong network of programs and services that offers Mobile area businesses opportunities for growth and valuable information, while empowering jobseekers.

Chief Elected Officials

William S. Stimpson, Mayor, City of Mobile
Commissioner Jerry Carl, President, Mobile County Commission



Board Chairman, John Moses

Board Officers 2016-2017

Chairman, John Moses - Bay Chevrolet
Vice-Chairman - Loretta Thomas, Alabama Power
Treasurer, Ron Mitchell, Mitchell Container Service
Secretary, Carol Statter, Workforce Development Coordinator, Infirmary Health Inc.



Board Members


Carolyn Akers, Mobile Area Education Foundation
Gerald Alfred,The Wave Transit System            

Ola Anise, Azalea City Credit Union
Dan Barber, Barnett Millworks

Stan Chavis, State Farm Insurance                                                                                                                                                                                

Swan Cleveland, Training Director, Smart Local 441 JATC
Reginald Crenshaw, PhD. District 3 Commissioner, Mobile County School Board
Wallace Davis, Volunteers of America Southeast
Virginia Guy, Drug Education Council
Beth Hanks, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Judy Jochen, Department of Human Resources
Sandra Koblas, Austal
Charlotte Kopf, Mobile Section AGC                                                                                                                                                                                

Rick Lambert, IUPAT District Council 80, Local 779                                                                                                                                                               
Ryan Lee, Austal
Danisha Maye, BBVA Compass
Wilbert Merriweather, Dearborn YMCA

 Christopher Miller, South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
Judy Mitchell, Franklin Primary Health Center
Ron Mitchell, Mitchell Container Service
John Moses, Bay Chevrolet
Kathryn Payne, Gwin’s Commercial Printing and Engraving
Gabriel Peck, Allstate Insurance Company
Charles Pharr, Prichard Housing Authority
Tim Prescott, Evonik
Jeff Robbins, Agency Field Executive, State Farm Insurance
Bill Roberts, Cogburn Health Center

Anthony Rogers, United Food and Commercial Workers

Travis Short, Horizon Shipbuilding

John Sipple, Southern Oil Exploration Inc.
Carol Statter, Infirmary Health Systems
Green Suttles, Mobile Gas
Dr. Reginald Sykes, Bishop State Community College
Loretta Thomas, Alabama Power Company
Derrick Turner, Alabama Career Center- Mobile Office
Cheryl Williams, Spherion


Executive Committee - Career Center

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016 

  • June 1, 2016

  • September 7, 2016

  • December 7, 2016

Note: All meetings will be held at the 11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Alabama Career Center.

Full Board - Ashbury Hotel

  • March 16, 2016

  • June 15, 2016

  • September 21, 2016 (Annual Meeting)

  • December 21, 2016

Note: All meetings will be held at the 11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Ashbury Hotel and Suites.


2016-2017 Program Year

Holiday Schedule
Mobile Works will be closed the following days:

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016

Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2016

Veterans Day
Friday, November 11, 2016

Thursday, November 24. 2016
Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016

New Years
Monday, January 2, 2017

Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 16, 2017

Mardi Gras 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017