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CONTACT  (850) 833 - 7587
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General Assistance
Susan Kliemann, Ext. 2126
Malcolm Parker, Ext. 2120
Harry Oliver, Ext. 2101 
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106 
Fort Walton Beach Center Manager
Mary Travis, Ext. 2138
Jobs and Benefits Administrator/HR Liaison Department of Economic Opportunity
Melanie James-Henry, Ext. 2150

Training and WorkforceNOW! Programs
WIOA Adult/DW Supervisor
Lashunda Thomas, Ext. 2107 
WIOA Adult/DW Career Advisors 
​Ft. Walton Beach
Megan Reagin, Ext. 2151
DeFuniak Springs
Rebekah Thorgaard, 850-520-5990 ext. 2203
WorkforceNOW!/WIOA Youth Career Advisors 
Fort Walton Beach and DeFuniak Springs
Cheryl Hall, 850-520-5990 ext 2202 

SNAP Employment & Training (Food Assistance) & Welfare Transition (Cash Assistance) Programs
Melissa Rust, Ext. 2149 
SNAP/WT Career Advisors 
Ft. Walton Beach
Lasha Claxton, Ext. 2108 
Crestview and DeFuniak Springs
Allan Coble, P:(850) 428-6275 
DeFuniak Springs
Analin Barker, 850-520-5990 ext 2202

Business Services
Healthcare, Accommodation, Retail, and Finance
Frances Jones, Ext. 2103
Construction, Manufacturing, Public Administration, and Utilities
Anne Shaffield, Ext. 2129 
Professional and Technical Services/Aerospace
IT, Cybersecurity, and Engineering
Jerrod Suber, Ext. 2133 
Professional and Technical Services/Aerospace: Aircraft
Information, and Transportation
Sarah Ambriz, Ext. 2110 
Healthcare, Public Administration, Retail, Finance, Educational Services
Melissa Ehlers, Ext. 2113 
Business Services Compliance Specialist
Bobby Turner, Ext. 2118 

Veteran and Military Family Employment

Veteran Program Manager
Terry Cowan, Ext. 2117 

Ticket to Work
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106