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.

Upcoming DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 18, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Southwest LRT Project Office
Park Place West, Suite 500
Conference Room A
6465 Wayzata Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN 55426


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
Anne-Marie Kuiper Summit OIC
Sam Ndely MEDA
Vince Fuller Twin Cities R!se
Sean Skibbie City of MPLS.-Contract Compliance
Mel Reeves Hire MN
John O'Phelan Ramsey County Solutions
Emma Corrie 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 7/18/2019 Agenda  
DBE & Workforce Advisory Committee 5/16/2019 Agenda