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Small Business Development Center Advisory Board

Also known as:
Minnesota Small Business Development Center Advisory Board
1989 Minn. Laws
Function: Advise, counsel, and confer with the director of the Small Business Development Center Network on all policy matters pertaining to the operation of the network, to include advice and counsel on needs assessments, program offerings, and program evaluations. Also advises and assists in leveraging of local financial and other resources to support the statewide Small Business Development Center network and regional SBDC centers in Minnesota.
History: The board is mandated by 15 U.S.C. 648 (j)(1) as condition of receiving federal funds to operate the Small Business Development Center Program authorized by 15 U.S.C.648.
Membership: 11 members (composed primarily of small business owners and representatives of small business associations; including 1 member from each of the 8 regions served by the outstate regional centers, 2 representatives from the metropolitan areas, and 1 at-large member); appointed by commissioner of trade and economic development; no compensation.
The total number of members varies.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Agency heads: Appointing Authority: Commissioner of Trade and Economic Development.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1990-1992.
Record last updated: 04/22/2016

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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