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MBE Advisory Committee

Purpose & Duties

The purpose of this Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program is to aggressively seek participation of minority business enterprises in the City's procurement activities. It must be emphasized that nothing in this Minority Business Enterprise Program will be used to discriminate against any company or companies. However, the City accepts the premise that special efforts must be made to include minority business enterprises in the nation's economic system, and, further, the City is committed to ensuring minority firms of an equitable opportunity by undertaking every reasonable effort to attain the goals set forth in this Minority Business Enterprise Program.

(Ord. 96-54AC. Passed 7-1-96.)

Meeting Times

The MBE Advisory Committee meets at 7:30 the first Thursday (in January and February ONLY) and then the second Wednesday the rest of the year in City Hall Conference Room #2.

Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates.

Current Members

Member Title End of Term
George Abram Chair December 31, 2011
Michael Murray    Vice-Chair December 31, 2012
Duane Anderson Member December 31, 2013
Shanton Bland Member December 31, 2013
VACANT Member December 31, 2011
Charles Peterson Council Liaison  
Darlene Colaso ACM/HRA, Staff Support  
Sharon Pearson Committee Secretary  


2013 Agendas and Minutes
2012 Agendas and Minutes
2011 Agendas and Minutes
2010 Agendas and Minutes

Important Documents

2011 MBE Advisory Committee Annual Report

Contact Us

Contact Information

Scott Broadwell
Council President
Phone: (440) 935-8547
Contact Council President

Sharon Fairchild-Soucy
Vice President
Phone: (440) 775-4031
Contact Council Vice President

Bryan Burgess
Phone: (440) 707-6026
Contact Council Member

Elizabeth J. Meadows
Phone: (440) 775-7025
Contact Council Member

Sharon Pearson
Phone: (440) 452-6607
Contact Council Member

Kristin Peterson
Phone: (440) 775-4652
Contact Council Member

Ron Rimbert
Phone: (440) 775-2343
Contact Council Member

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