Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced 13 appointments to the state’s Governor’s Workforce Cabinet, a new group created during the 2018 legislative session to assess and realign Indiana’s workforce development programs and services. This includes Mark Kara (Hobart), assistant to the coordinator for Local 150 Operating Engineers and Jená Bellezza (Crown Point), vice president of strategic partnerships and branding for the Indiana Parenting Institute. In addition to assessing and aligning the state’s workforce programs and services, the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet will also develop the state’s first career coaching and navigation program and assess career and technical education outcomes. Other cabinet members outlined in state statute include: Secretary of Career Connections and Talent Blair Milo. The cabinet will meet every other month. Meeting dates have yet to be determined.