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Gov. Perry Appoints Adams to Texas Workforce Investment Council

Tuesday, September 02, 2003  •  Appointment

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of Edward B. Adams of Austin to the Texas Workforce Investment Council, formerly known as the Texas Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness, for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2009. The council promotes the development of an educated and skilled workforce and advocates for an integrated workforce development system to address the needs of businesses and workers in Texas.

Adams is the owner of E.B. Adams & Associates, a community relations and public affairs consulting firm. Before opening his own business, Adams spent 20 years as a manger with IBM Corp. He is chair of the North Austin Medical Center and treasurer for Citizens for Central Texas Health.

He received his bachelor’s degree from New York University and his master’s degree from Stanford University.

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