Senior Director, Workforce Innovations and Commercial Markets
Mark Ouellette, Director for Workforce Innovations and Commercial Markets at ICF, has more than 20 years of experience designing, improving, and evaluating the effectiveness of workforce training programs. For the past 11 years, Mr. Ouellette has designed and implemented the California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program (CALCTP). This award-winning apprenticeship program includes various stakeholders from three California Investor-Owned Utilities (Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas and Electric, and Pacific Gas and Electric), California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the Chancellor’s Office for the California Community College System and has trained more than 8,500 electricians and 950 electrical contractors in advanced lighting. Mr. Ouellette developed a Southern California Regional Apprenticeship Strategy and supporting the expansion of registered apprenticeship programs for youth. Mr. Ouellette is leading up an initiative to expand the number of young people enrolled in a cybersecurity registered apprenticeship program.