Jannet Malig to Lead the State as Sector Navigator
FOR IMMEDIATEL RELEASE: May 10, 2018
Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; 562-653-7878
NORWALK, Calif. – May 10, 2018 – The California Community Colleges Workforce and Economic Development Division named Jannet Malig as the state’s new Sector Navigator for Advanced Transportation & Logistics. Malig currently serves as director of the Advanced Transportation Technology & Renewable (ATTR) Center at Cerritos College. Since 2012, she has served as the Deputy Sector Navigator for the Los Angeles and Orange County regions and as the College’s ATTR Director.
As Sector Navigator, Malig will facilitate and execute the goals outlined in workforce development legislation (SB1402) and the Doing What Matters Framework for the Chancellor’s Office. She will focus on ways to create relevant career pathways and develop strong workforce for 21st century careers. Malig will continue to work with industry and professional associations, government organizations, and colleges to provide direction for curriculum development in emerging occupations; expand industry certificate programs, and determine short- and long-term industry training needs for high school and college career technical education programs.
“The investment in California’s future and incumbent workforce will provide for highly specialized industry training, technical consulting, and business development,” said Malig. “We will continue to work to help meet the workforce needs of employers, promote student success, and prepare workers for skilled jobs that will drive California’s economic growth.”
The Economic and Workforce Development Division is an integral part of the California Community Colleges, which facilitates the investment of state funds and resources in industry sectors that are key to California's economic growth.