Devon MinerState Network Manager
As a State Network Manager, Devon supports the development and promotion of a network of state coalitions working to advance policies that support industry engagement, skills equity, public accountability and job-driven investment in collaboration with NSC staff, national partners, and local coalition leads. Devon collaborates with NSC staff to provide customized technical assistance to state coalitions, particularly western states, toward policy impacts. Devon joined NSC in 2019 and he is based in Los Angeles, CA, and Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining NSC, Devon served as the Sr. Manager of Networks & Strategic Partnerships at LeadersUp where he collaborated with community colleges, system partners, and CBO’s to help businesses across the nation better recruit, retain, and upskill the next generation of talent – particularly millennials and gen-Z. Devon also brings an extensive policy and advocacy background where he has led winning legislative and budget campaigns for underserved communities in both California and Pennsylvania.
Devon holds a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).