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Subcommittees

The Committee’s bylaws specify the standing subcommittees to represent vendor interests in important issues. There are six subcommittees.

Grievances

Subcommittee Members:

  • Mr. Charles Hackney
  • Mr. Woody Matthews
  • Ms. Lilian Pemberton
  • Mr. Randall Crosby
  • Mr. Troy Arthur

The Grievance Subcommittee will inform licensees of procedures for submitting grievances and serve as advocates for such vendors in connection with such grievances.

Promotion and Transfer

Subcommittee Members:

  • Mr. Jim Gaudette
  • Ms. Deborah Malmberg
  • Mr. Sead Bekric
  • Mr. David Stevens
  • Mr. Kurt Ponchak
  • Randall Crosby

The Promotion and Transfer Subcommittee will actively participate with the Division in the development and administration for a fair and unbiased system for the transfer and promotion of vendors.

Training, Retraining and Upward Mobility

Subcommittee Members:

  • Mr. Orlando Ramirez
  • Mr. Jose Quintanilla
  • Mr. David Stevens
  • Ms. Valerie James
  • Mr. Todd Bowen
  • Mr. Charles Hackney

The Training Subcommittee actively participates with the Division in the development of training and retraining programs for vendors; and sponsors, with the assistance of the Division, meetings and instructional conferences for vendors within the state.

Finance, Audit and Budgeting

Subcommittee Members:

  • Mr. Kurt Ponchak
  • Ms. Mitzi Bowen
  • Mr. Colton Knight
  • Mr. Jim Gaudette
  • Mr. Randall Crosby

The Finance Subcommittee reviews and acts upon data pertaining to inventory, budgeting, and financial arrangements of the Program.

Public Relations

Subcommittee Members:

  • Ms. Tammy Spain
  • Mr. Stefan Mitchell
  • Mr. Mike Renaud
  • Ms. Brenda Nicely-Meade
  • Mr. Sead Bekric
  • Mr. Alton Palmore

The Public Relations Subcommittees works closely with the Division in the area of marketing and site development of Business Enterprise opportunities.

Policy and Procedures

Subcommittee Members:

  • Mr. Kurt Ponchak
  • Mrs. Mitzi Bowen
  • Mr. Mike McCrea
  • Mr. Sead Bekric
  • Mr. Will Grignon
  • Ms. Marylynn Giles-Robinson

The Policy and Procedures Subcommittee works closely with the Division in the area of revising and updating the BBE Policy and Procedures Manual.

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