The City of Charleston M&WBE office works to ensure the City’s goal that M&WBE firms are accorded a real and equitable opportunity to participate in city procurement of goods/services, supplies and construction in accordance with City ordinances and guidelines.
Committee Role & Purpose
The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide recommendations to the Minority Business Enterprise Manager to support the goals and objectives of that office such as development strategies, policies, and operational procedures for the City of Charleston. In addition, the Advisory Committee will work on its own series of objectives, with the purpose of reaching the city’s M&WBE goals.
Committee Structure & Expectations
The Advisory Committee shall meet no less than four times a year. The Advisory Committee will be composed of at least 7 but no more than 11 individuals, representing minority business owners, lenders, government agencies, advocacy organizations, and critical stakeholders that represent the business interests of W/MBEs in the City of Charleston. Committee Members will serve a 2-year term.
Click on this link, http://charlestonsc.iqm2.com/Citizens/Board (If you cannot click on the link, please copy and paste it into your web browser). Once on the website scroll down to the Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Board. Click on “Join this Board,” then click on “Apply for Committee”. Then in the top right corner of the website click on “Apply now.” You will then have to create an account and add a short biography and resume. Once you are done entering all of your information, you can press the submit button.