The Illinois Workforce Investment Board welcomed Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon as its guest Thursday during the board's meeting held at Rend Lake College. The meeting featured more than 30 leaders in the public and private sectors talking about the state's economy and workforce initiatives, as well as goals to network businesses, employer associations, education partners, and other stakeholders. RLC President Terry Wilkerson invited those in attendance to tour the campus after the meeting. Pictured above are, FROM LEFT, IWIB Co-Chair John Rico, Lt. Gov. Simon and Tom Ashby with the IWIB. Click on the image for a larger version.