Board members will develop and submit the local plan. They will also select One-Stop Operators and providers of youth activities. Members will need to identify eligible providers of training services and intensive services. Duties will also include developing the Local Board's administrative budget, directing the disbursement of funds by the local Fiscal Agent and soliciting grants and donations. Members will need to provide program oversight for youth activities, employment and training activities, the One-Stop delivery system, and meeting the 'Sunshine Provision' of the Workforce Investment Act.
Members of the Board from the business community must be either owners or CEOS of a company, and have all the hiring authority within their organization.