SBA Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees to Host Public Meetings on March 6-7

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the next set of meetings of the SBA Interagency Task Force (IATF) on Veterans Small Business Development and the SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will be held on March 6-7, 2024.

“Veterans’ unique skills and entrepreneurial drive play an important role in our economy,” said Dilawar Syed, Deputy Administrator of the SBA. “Convening veteran-owned small businesses and federal partners allows SBA to gather important insights on how we can best support veteran and military spouse-owned businesses.”

Wednesday, March 6 

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Interagency Task Force (IATF) on Veterans Small Business Development Meeting 

WHO:   Dilawar Syed, Deputy Administrator, Small Business Administration
Timothy Green, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business
               Development  
Sam Le, Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Liaison
IATF members (Departments of Veterans Affairs, Treasury, Defense, and Labor; U.S.
General Services Administration; Office of Management and Budget; North Carolina
Military Business Center; American Legion; VET-Force; National Veteran Small
Business Coalition) 

WHEN: 1-3 p.m. EST 

HOW: Participants attending virtually may join using this link: https://bit.ly/IATF-Mar24. Participants may also join by phone at 206-413-7980 and enter the Conference ID: 974 812 225#.

Thursday, March 7 

Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs Meeting 

WHO:   Timothy Green, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business
              Development  
Robert Bailey, ACVBA Chairperson, Veteran Small Business Owner 
John Perkins, Supervisory Program Specialist, VetCert Program Director
Sam Le, Director, Office of Policy Planning and Liaison
Madison Services Group – legislative updates 
Robert Blocker, Supervisory Financial and Loan Specialist, Disaster Loan Division, Office of Financial Assistance  
ACVBA Committee Members (list

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. EST 

HOW: Participants may join at this link: https://bit.ly/ACVBA-Mar24.
Participants may also join by phone at 206-413-7980 and enter the Conference ID: 889 719 784#. 

Public comments and questions are strongly encouraged to be submitted in advance via email by March 4 to [email protected]. For technical support, please visit the Microsoft Teams support page. Minutes for both meetings will be available at www.sba.gov/ovbd under the “Federal Advisory Committees” section.  

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration 
The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.  

CONTACT: Christine Saah Nazer U.S. Small Business Administration 202-756-0304 [email protected] 

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