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2 appointed to Ga. workforce investment board

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed two business executives to serve as chairman and vice chairman of the State Workforce Investment Board.

Wendell Dallas, vice president of operations at Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga gas has been tapped to chair the board, which oversees state workforce development initiatives.

Dallas, of Snellville, is chairman of the board at Gwinnett Technical College and serves on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

Doug Duncan, vice president at Management, Analysis and Utilization, Inc. in Augusta has been chosen to serve as vice chair.

Duncan, of Augusta, works with the Development Authority of Columbia County, the planning and development committee at Georgia Regents University and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.