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WA State Patrol DEI Contract – Request for Proposal (RFP) (11/20/2020) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking - The RFP was released and posted Friday, November 6.  The RFP document is also available on the WSP website at this link under the tab “Current Requests for Proposals (RFPs)”:  https://www.wsp.wa.gov/budget-vendor-information/ The solicitation is an Open Competitive process. The WSP has the lead in the procurement, but has worked very closely with the Department of… ...
NWMMSDC Tier 2 & Mentor Protégé (11/2/2020) Posted in: Development - A cost effective approach, Fernando Martinez, President & CEO, explains a Tier 2 & Mentor Protégé program your organization can adopt. Tier 2 & Mentor Protégé Powerpoint  ...
City of Seattle Opportunity: ITB # CLO -4907 | Power Line Clearance (10/12/2020) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, TAS Seattle - Seattle City Light (SCL) is seeking vendor(s) to furnish labor, equipment, transportation and supervision to perform Power Line Clearance tree trimming and tree removal operations near or around energized high voltage circuits, secondary voltages, electrical equipment, street light and telecommunications cables in the entire City Light Distribution Area including Skagit Camps and Transmission tower right-of-way… ...
Diversity in Contracting | Port of Seattle (9/28/2020) Posted in: Spotlight - President and CEO, Fernando Martinez, featured in the video below:   ...
Council Announcement: A letter to our Manager of Operations (8/31/2020) Posted in: Council News - It was January of 2007 when I walked into the Council’s office for the first time. This was the first time I met Mayra as she greeted me with a warm smile and “Hello.” Since then, Mayra and I have been working side-by-side developing, building, and growing the Council. Mayra began her career as a contract receptionist… ...
New study reveals minority-owned suppliers show greater financial stability, resiliency than non-minority owned businesses (8/20/2020) Posted in: Council News - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lisa Johnson ljohnson@rebirthanalytics.com 425-766-8736 New study reveals minority-owned suppliers show greater financial stability, resiliency than non-minority owned businesses  SEATTLE, Wash. – August 19, 2020 - Minority suppliers are in a healthier financial position and are more resilient than their non-minority supplier counterparts, according to a new predictive analytic modeling study conducted… ...
Northwest Mountain MSDC Announces 2020 Virtual Events (8/5/2020) Posted in: Council News - The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council has released the new dates for their 2020 premier events. Considering the global, national, and local health risks posed by the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the Northwest Mountain MSDC’s responsibility is, first and foremost, to support its Council Members, MBEs, and Community Partners. The Council has spent a… ...
Opinion | John Lewis | Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation (7/30/2020) Posted in: Spotlight - By John Lewis | Mr. Lewis, the civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to be published upon the day of his funeral. July 30, 2020 While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours… ...
NWMMSDC Stands for Economic Social Justice (7/10/2020) Posted in: Council News -   The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council takes a stance to support Economic Social Justice. Read a letter by our President and CEO, Fernando Martinez, below. NWMMSDC Stands for Economic Social Justice ...
City of Seattle Interdepartmental Meeting – TAS Updates (7/9/2020) Posted in: Council News, TAS Seattle - Fernando Martinez, President and CEO, and Zavere Weeks, Program Assistant of the Northwest Mountain MSDC met with the City of Seattle to discuss the Technical Assistance Program. Please find the presentation linked below. City of Seattle Interdepartmental Meeting Interested in joining TAS program? Contact Zavere Weeks at: (253) 243-6964 or email: TAS@nwmmsdc.org ...