James Burge, the former corporate vice president and director of government affairs - human resources at Motorola, recently retired after 38 years of service. Over the last decade, Burge has had public policy responsibility for Motorola's human resource issues. He now serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers' Partnership for a Smarter Workforce and on the National Skills Standard Board. Burge was appointed by the Secretary of Labor to serve on the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS). Burge also co-chairs the Education and Workforce Readiness Policy Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers and the American Electronics Association's World-Class Workforce Committee.
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