WASHINGTON –SBA Administrator Linda McMahon has named seven new members to three-year terms on the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) and one new member to a two-year term on the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF).
Both committees serve as independent sources of advice and policy recommendations to the SBA Administrator, the Associate Administrator of the Office of Veterans Business Development, Congress, the President, and other U.S. policy makers under Section 203 of the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999. Both ACVBA and IATF committees are established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
“It’s an honor to appoint these veteran champions to each Veterans Small Business Advisory Committee. Their commitment to improving the accessibility of resources for our veteran-owned small businesses is unmatched,” SBA Administrator Linda McMahon said. “I look forward to hosting them at SBA headquarters for their first meeting as official committee members. Together, we can achieve more for our veteran and military small business owners.”
The new member of the IATF, appointed to a two-year term is:
The new members of the ACVBA, appointed to a three-year term, include:
Both IATF and ACVBA meetings are open to the public and held quarterly at SBA headquarters, 409 3rd Street SW, Washington D.C. 20416. The next IATF meeting will be held Wednesday, June 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. The ACVBA will meet on Thursday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The committee meetings will be accessible via teleconference at 888-858-2144, access code: 7805798#, and on webinar at https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=87805798.
Both public meeting transcripts may also be found at www.sba.gov/ovbd under section heading, “Federal Advisory Committees,” following each meeting.
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