DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise & Workforce Advisory Committee serves to collaboratively advise the Metropolitan Council that oversees construction contractors’ efforts towards compliance with DBE Small Business and Workforce participation requirements during construction.

Committee Charter (PDF)


Upcoming DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee Meeting -
TELECONFERENCE ONLY

Thursday, July 16, 2020

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
WebEx Meeting
 

WebEx Details:

https://metrocouncil.webex.com/metrocouncil/j.php?MTID=m8285fddff7645a8e1fb344326c363478
Toll Free phone number: 1-855-282-6330 Meeting number (access code): 967 419 810
Meeting password: ZyZDqgKj627 (99937455 from phones)

 

DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee Members
Name Representing
Tracey Jackson (Co-Chair) Met Council Office of Equal Opportunity
Salima Khakoo (Co-Chair) MN Department of Human Rights
Barry Davies Minneapolis Building & Construction Trades Council
Gilbert Odonkor Hennepin County Purchasing and Contracts
Barb Lau Association of Women Contractors
Keith Baker National Association on Minority Contractors
Shelia Olson Goodwill Easter Seals
Julie Brekke HIRED
Tony O'Brien Summit OIC
Sam Ndely MEDA
Mellanie Williams Twin Cities R!se
Sean Skibbie City of MPLS.-Contract Compliance
Mel Reeves Hire MN
John O'Phelan Ramsey County Solutions
Mary Schmidt Minnesota Department of Transportation
 
 

Meeting agendas and minutes

Note: Minutes are not final until approved at the following meeting.
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Committee Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Presentations
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 7/16/2020 Agenda  
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 6/18/2020 Agenda  
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 5/21/2020 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 4/16/2020 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 3/19/2020 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 2/20/2020 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 1/16/2020 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 12/19/2019 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 11/21/2019 Agenda Minutes
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 10/11/2019