Kathy Lively, CEO

Kathy Lively,

Special Projects Director

Get Involved!


To participate in special initiatives with the American Job Center Southern Illinois, contact the Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board.

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Workforce Board

The Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board (SIWDB) is business-led with members consisting of private sector, organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development organizations and other state agencies to provide guidance to local workforce centers. 

For additional information about the Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board, contact Kathy Lively at (618) 998-0970, ext. 237, or via email at


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