Liz Balletto – HMA Director
May 2018 to present
Liz Balletto joined the HMA Board of Directors at the 2018 HMA Annual General Meeting “to assist with helping to promote and support the manufacturing sector in Huron County.” Liz is the TTG Office and Pre-Apprenticeship Program Administrator for Technical Training Group, an Associate Member of the HMA.
TTG is a not-for-profit corporation structured as a partnership business model and uses existing community resources to deliver its training. This shared delivery model, under TTG’s leadership, has successfully provided industry-sensitive training opportunities in our rural area for almost two decades.
Technical Training Group’s area of specialty is technical and skilled trades training. Course offerings include;
- Welder and Metal Fabrication Apprenticeships,
- Red Seal Prep and Practical Assessment
- Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Multiple Trades Exposure programs (Tuition-Free)
- Working At Heights certification and recertification
- customized training packages for companies
- industry readiness training for workforce entrants and
- FunTECH Youth Programs.
Liz attended Niagara College’s Theatre Arts program (stage management), which led to a 15-year career in Television Production. Liz then worked for a number of years at a marketing and communications agency in Calgary as an account and project manager. Liz has been with Technical Training Group for the past 5 years and is incredibly proud to be part of an organization that promotes the skilled trades and provides local, accessible training which benefits our youth, our communities and local industry. Liz is a very proud stepmom, daughter, and sister and is very fortunate to have an amazing and talented spouse to share this journey with. Favourite hobbies and interests include gardening, reading, camping, exploring Canada… did I mention gardening?!
Liz has been with the HMA since 2018 and likes to be active in the community engaging with youth and promoting awareness of the skilled trades through experiential learning opportunities. If you are interested in joining the HMA Board of Directors, Liz would encourage you “Joining the HMA Board of Directors provides an opportunity to promote, support and celebrate our local manufacturing sector in a number of different ways. It allows you to connect with students/youth and educate them about career opportunities available to them right here in Huron County. It also provides opportunities to grow and expand your own business network”.
Liz volunteers her time and awareness of the manufacturing industry and education opportunities to the HMA Board. She is a positive member of the HMA and the HMA Board of Directors and its initiatives.