SBA Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development Public Meeting, May 10

Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development
Public Meeting Friday – May 10, 2013
Washington Metropolitan Area District Office’s Conference Room
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Call-in Information: 888-858-2144, Passcode: 7336572

I. Opening Remarks from Marie Johns, Task Force Chair (10 Minutes)

II. District Director Remarks and Welcome (10 Minutes)

III. Progress Report Remarks, Rhett Jeppson (SBA) (10 Minutes)

IV. VET-Fran, Kevin Blanchard (SBA) (15 Minutes)

V. Update to by the Office of Government Contracting, TBD (GC/BD) (15 Minutes)

VI. University of Utah – The Foundry, TBD (U of Utah) (15 Minutes)

VII. Subcommittee Reports (45 Minutes)
o Updates from Revised Committee Structure

Training, Counseling & Outreach for Access to Capital
o Co-Chairs: Rhett Jeppson (SBA) , Ruth Samardick (DOL)
o Don Graves (U.S. Treasury)

Federal Procurement & Contracting Programs
o Co-Chairs: Andre Gudger (DOD), Timothy Hale (DVS-NM)
o Tom Leney (VA), Jiyoung Park (GSA)

Coordination of Federal Support
o Co-Chairs: Matt Blum (OMB), Mark Adams (American Legion)
o Jim Wilfong (VET-Force)

VIII. Comments from the floor (30 Minutes)
• Barbara Ashe, Executive Vice President of Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
President of the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation – Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP)
• Marc Goldschmitt, PMP, CEO of Goldschmitt and Associates LLC
IX. Q&A, Floor (30 Minutes)

X. Closing Comments/Questions

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