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“To provide leadership and promote quality and excellence for the advancement of New Jersey’s workforce development system and its customers and professionals.”

Our History

The Garden State Employment and Training Association, more commonly referred to as GSETA, was formed in response to a statewide need to coordinate the development and implementation of state, regional and national workforce policies. By serving as a clearinghouse on workforce matters and issues, GSETA provides effective leadership through the expertise of its collective membership and other affiliated organizations.

Founded in 1975 as a private, not for profit 501c (3) organization, the Garden State Employment and Training Association, Inc. has functioned as a forum for New Jersey’s workforce development professionals to share their expertise and to promote professional development. GSETA is the only private, non-profit organization in the state whose mission encompasses all of New Jersey’s Workforce Development system.

Our Officers

Mailing Address:

1480 Tanyard Rd., Suite B
Sewell, NJ 08080

Francis Kuhn

(609) 485-0153 ext. 4805

Jeffrey S. Swartz

1st Vice President
(856) 751-1500

Yolanda Taylor

2nd Vice President
(732) 683-8850 ext. 2211

Allison Spinelli

(856) 384-6931

Paul Grzella

(908) 203-6044

Victoria Bollhardt


Chris Peake


Tammy Molinelli


Samantha Pfeiffer

Executive Director

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