In his keynote address at the 103rd International Association of Workforce Professionals Annual Educational Conference, Buffalo Mayor, Byron W. Brown issued a proclamation declaring June 26, 2016 as the International Association of Workforce Professionals Day.
The full proclamation reads as follows:
City of Buffalo
WHEREAS, The International Association of Workforce Professionals will celebrate its 103rd Annual International Educational Conference on June 26-29, 2016 in Buffalo, New York; and
WHEREAS, The 103rd international Association of Workforce Professionals Conference features keynote speakers and numerous concurrent workshops presented by workforce professionals with expertise in workforce investment programs, unemployment insurance, veterans reemployment and providing employment services to individuals with disabilities; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1913, the International Association of Workforce Professionals is the world’s largest and oldest association focused on the needs of workforce professionals; and
WHEREAS, With over 13,000 members worldwide, the International Association of Workforce Professionals is an educational association exclusively dedicated to workforce professionals with a rich tradition and history of contributions to workforce excellence; and
WHEREAS, The international Association of Workforce Professionals provides a vast array of member benefits including: educational programs, training programs like the Workforce Professional Development Program and the Certified Workforce Specialist certification, targeted publications, an annual educational conference, chapter meetings and special member discounts.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT I, BYRON W. BROWN, Mayor of the City of Buffalo, do hereby proclaim June 26, 2016 as
International Association of Workforce Professionals Day
in the City of Buffalo and join my fellow citizens in recognizing workforce professionals and their contributions to workforce excellence.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Buffalo to be affixed this 26th day of June, 2016
BYRON W. BROWN