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Nikki Powis is a Training and Technical Assistance Manager for the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) and Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC) projects at NDI. She has worked in the Workforce Development arena for over 25 years, 15 of which have been overseeing and leading WIA/WIOA and Wagner Peyser funded programs within the AJCs throughout several regions of Alaska. Nikki has also worked within the University of Alaska system as an educator and coordinator of the Workforce Development Program for the Fairbanks campus. Since 2012, Nikki has served as the DEI statewide lead for Alaska working extensively on expanding employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities through implementing an effective statewide Employment Network and expanding partnerships with Vocational Rehabilitation and other disability agencies and stakeholders. 

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