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

 

Southwest LRT DBE and Workforce Advisory Committee
Thursday, Feburary 18, 2021
2:00 - 4:00 PM


This meeting will be streamed live and recorded.  We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely.

 

DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee Members
Name Representing
Ashanti Payne (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
Nancy Nichols MEDA
Mellanie Williams Twin Cities R!se
Leslie Woyee 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 Video
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 2/18/2021 Agenda   Video
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 1/21/2021 Agenda Minutes Video
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 12/17/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 11/19/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 10/15/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 9/17/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 8/20/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 7/16/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 6/18/2020 Agenda Minutes  
Southwest LRT DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 5/21/2020 Agenda Minutes