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White House Names New Director of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers

Wednesday, July 06, 2011 - 12:46 PM

Jay Williams (photo courtesy of the City of Youngstown)

The White House's efforts to rebuild the auto industry have a new leader.

Jay Williams, the current mayor of Youngstown, Ohio -- an factory town near a General Motors assembly plant  -- will be the director of a revamped Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers.

According to a press release, Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made the announcement today in Flint, Michigan. The auto recovery office is part of the US Department of Labor.

In June 2009, President Obama created the White House Council on Automotive Communities and Workers and the Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers. The post of director had been vacant since the previous head left last year. Jay Williams takes the helm on August 8.


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Rose Carter, Director ACTION

Mr Williams,
ACTION, a faithbased organization, located in Youngstown, Ohio would like to have you as our guest speaker , at our Annual Banquet May 1, 2012, Please let me know your availability.

Serving Faithfully Rose Carter 330 941 0475

Feb. 03 2012 12:44 PM

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