Wednesday, July 26, 2017

MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION SIGNING TO INCREASE HUB PARTICIPATION IN STATE CONTRACTING

MOAAUSTIN – The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) will be signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with twenty-one (21) state agencies and universities at the Texas State Capitol on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

The purpose of this “good faith” agreement is to create a mutually beneficial relationship between the agencies and universities listed below, which will encourage and assist the development of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) within the State of Texas. Furthermore, the agreement is intended to facilitate the accessibility of information regarding the purchase procedures and HUB programs of the involved agencies, to our member Chambers of Commerce and Organizations, and businesses throughout the state.

These agreements assist TAMACC in conjunction with the agencies and universities to provide outreach activities, technical assistance, education, and increase the number of certified businesses which provides more knowledge and awareness of procurement opportunities through bidding on current contracts.

“The fact that the heads of these agencies and universities have come to the table to agree and sign Memorandums of Cooperation is significant,” said Samuel Guzman, Chairman of the Board. “This means that their belief in and commitment to HUBs is real and that they support their HUB Program Coordinators is getting the job done.”

The HUB Program focuses on businesses that are at least 51% owned by an Asian Pacific American, Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, American woman and/or Service Disabled Veteran, who reside in Texas and actively participate in the control, operations, and management of the entity’s affairs.

Listed below are the agencies and universities who will be participating in the MOC Ceremonial Signing.

Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University System
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
Texas Department of Transportation
Texas Education Agency
Texas Facilities Commission
Texas General Land Office
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Texas Railroad Commission
Texas State University
Texas State University System
Texas Tech Health Science Center
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University System
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas System

TAMACC looks forward to working with these agencies to increase the HUB participation throughout the State of Texas. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at the link below.

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Space is limited but all HUB businesses are invited and free to attend.
(Please include the business and names of attendees.)