Nominees Needed for SBA's Veteran-Focused Small Business Boards

Nominees Needed for SBA’s Veteran-Focused Small Business Boards


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The U.S. Small Business Administration is looking for a few good men and women to help guide federal policies and programs for veteran-owned small businesses.

The Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs

The SBA is taking nominations for its Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs. The committee acts as a source of recommendations for the SBA, Congress, the White House and other leaders.

The SBA is looking for nominees from veteran-owned small businesses and veteran service organizations. An appointment to the committee will last three years.

The Interagency Task Force for Veterans Small Business Development

The SBA is also seeking nominations for the Interagency Task for Veterans Small Business Development, which focuses on federal contracting goals, improved access to capital and other needs of veteran-owned businesses.

The task force is looking for members from veteran service organizations or military service organizations. An appointment to the task force runs for two years.

Nomination Information

The deadline is Dec. 15 for nominations to the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs and the Interagency Task Force for Veterans Small Business Development. Federally registered lobbyists aren’t eligible to serve.

Nominations should be sent to veteransbusiness@sba.gov and must include:

  • Name and contact information for the nominated individual.
  • Name and contact information for the organization represented by the individual.
  • The name of the federal committee that nominee is interested in serving on.
  • If the nominee is from a veteran service organizations or military service organization nomination, include a description of how that organization advances veteran and service-disabled owned small business issues.
  • If the nominee belongs to the local chapter of a veterans service organization, a national-level endorsement letter from the veterans service organization must be submitted.
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