Connie Fraijo has over 22 years experience in Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES). Her career with DES began as an Eligibility Worker for Family Assistance, she then promoted to a Case manager position for the DES Jobs Program. In both positions she worked directly with customers. Connie took a position as staff assistant to the Jobs Program Administrator, that position provided knowledge that has lead to Supervisor/Manager positions. Ms. Fraijo currently oversees the State of Arizona Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Equal Opportunity Program in Arizona and is also the WIA Field Operations and Compliance Supervisor that has oversight to fourteen (12) Local Workforce Areas. In this position she works closely with the Nineteen Tribal Nations Workforce Investment Board and Tribal Entity Directors. She is also a member of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies Equal Opportunity Committee.