Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–1691.09. Establishment of the Information Technology Occupational Advisory Board.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation with identical permanent legislation that will become effective in December, 2021.*

(a) The WIC shall establish an Information Technology Occupational Advisory Board, which shall work to advise UDC-CC, WDLL, and community training providers on their IT training courses to ensure a high quality of training, to maximize the employability of graduates of IT training course offerings, and to meet the IT staffing needs of employers in the District.

(b) After researching and analyzing existing IT occupational advisory boards in the District and the metropolitan region, the WIC shall determine the structure and membership of its IT Board. The WIC may use a third party to conduct the research and analysis and to make recommendations on the structure and membership of the IT Board.

(c) No later than March 1, 2022, the WIC's Executive Director shall provide to the WIC a recommendation on an IT Board structure, membership composition, membership selection process, and board duties.

(d) The WIC shall approve, deny, or amend the recommendation described in subsection (c) of this section by vote.

(e) The first meeting of the WIC-approved IT Board shall occur no later than July 1, 2022.