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2013 Schedule

PROPOSED SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS OF DOT BEPS FOR 2013
Updated: 6-27-2013

Small Businesses Building Big

NASBP is a participatory organization in this effort and is encouraging NASBP Members to become involved. This web page provides information about the DOT Bonding Education Program and ways in which NASBP Members can provide their services to advance the bonding knowledge and education of small businesses. NASBP members interested in these Bonding Education Programs should contact Larry LeClair at lleclair@nasbp.org or 202-464-1217.

2013
 
LOCATION STAKEHOLDERS MTG WORKSHOPS BEGIN CONTACT

Chicago

Chicago Stakeholder Meeting held in 2012 COMPLETED: Chicago Workshops will meet each Wednesday, Jan 23 to Feb 20 from 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the J.R. Thompson Center Building (formerly the State of Illinois Center), 100 W. Randolph Rm. 9-039, Chicago, IL Roberto Escalante
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(312) 425-9500 X126
rescalante@ihccbusiness.net
 
San Antonio, TX
Stakeholder Meeting June Date to be determined.
 Workshop Provided in Spanish Dates TBD.
 
San Antonio, TX



San Antonio Stakeholders Meeting October 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. Absolutely Everything Catering & Events Center, 3915 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX  78212

COMPLETED: San Antonio Workshops will meet each Tuesday, Jan 15 to March 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Bexar County Records Center 232 Iowa Street, San Antonio, TX 78210-1744

Tony Arps
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(214) 523-3415
tony@gdhcc.com

 
Jackson, MS



COMPLETED: Jackson, Mississippi Five Workshops held at Mississippi e-Center@JSU, 1230 Raymond Rd., Jackson, MS 
- Jan 25 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.(in Convention Hall)
- Feb 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (in California Room)
- Feb 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (in California Room)
- Mar 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (in California Room)
- Mar 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (in California Room)
Adrianna Clark
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(305) 237-8523
aclark1@mdc.edu 
Las Vegas, NV




Las Vegas Stakeholder Meeting Feb 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Urban Chamber of Commerce/Business Success Center, 1951 Stella Lake Street, Las Vegas, NV COMPLETED: Las Vegas Workshops will meet over 5 consecutive weeks starting March 7 through to April 4.
Scott Leslie
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(916) 443-5957
sleslie@calasiancc.org
Norfolk, VA COMPLETED: Norfolk, VA US DOT BEP Stakeholders Mtg - Jan 31, at 10:00 am, Va. Port Authority, 600 World Trade Center, Norfolk, VA 23510   These workshops will take place July 23rd, 30th, August 6th, and August 13th from 4-7:30pm at the Old Dominion University Business Gateway, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Norfolk, Virginia, 23508
Barbara Mann
Project Director
South Atlantic Regional U.S. DOT OSDBU / SBTRC
757-683-6764 (office)
757-376-3823 (cell) bmann@odu.edu

Dallas, TX




Dallas area Stakeholder Meeting November 13, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Hispanic Contractors Association, 210 W. Illinois Ave., Dallas, TX  75224.  COMPLETED: Dallas area Workshops start Feb 7 at 5 p.m. and meet every Thursday through to March 28 at the North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Dr, Arlington, TX 
from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Tony Arps
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(214) 523-3415
tony@gdhcc.com
Boston, MA
COMPLETED: Boston Workshops start Tuesday, Feb 12 and will be held from 2 to 5 pm, at the Transportation Building, Ten Park Plaza, Boston, MA for nine weeks. Thus, the Workshops will be held: 
Feb 12, 19, 26; Mar 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr 2, 9. 
Elizabeth Perdomo
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(718) 482-5941
eperdomo@lagcc.cuny.edu
Little Rock, AR Part 2 of Little Rock, AR Stakeholder Meetings:
Surety Professionals' Meeting - March 29
at 1510 S. Broadway, Little Rock, AR 72202 at 2:30 pm

Small business authorities' and agencies' Meeting - April 11 at 3301 E Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, AR 72206 at 1:00 pm

Part 1 of Little Rock, AR Stakeholder meeting Feb 28 at Bill and Hillary
National Airport-Clinton
Meeting Room at 2 p.m. 
COMPLETED: Little Rock Workshops will be held April 18 -20 from 9:00am to 3:00pm daily at the Aerospace Education Center, 3301 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR  72202. Bonding Agents and Technical Services Consultants will be on-site daily until 5:30 p.m.


Nyime J. Gilchrist
Program Manager
US DOT, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
(202) 366-3403
nyime.gilchrist@dot.gov 
Pueblo, CO     
                                                     
     
COMPLETED: Pueblo, Colorado Two Workshops will be held March 7 and 8 from 8:30 am to 4 pm each day at CDOT Regional office, 902 Erie, Pueblo, CO                      Lavonna Stathes
Director
US DOT Small Business
Transportation Resource Center
(303) 290-6611
lstathes@ccainfo.org                 
Seattle, WA Seattle, WA Stakeholder Meetings Mar 19 and Apr 4 COMPLETED: Seattle, WA Workshops start Wednesday, May 8 and will be held the following three Thursdays until May 30 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the Chinook Building at 401 Fifth Ave, Seattle WA.   
Lily Keeffe 
Project Director
US DOT Small Business
Transportation Resource Center
(425) 248-4222
Direct: (206) 718-7250
lkeeffe@snoedc.org
Fresno, CA Fresno, CA Stakeholder Meeting will take place May 8 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the SBA District Office at 801 R Street, 2nd Floor, Fresno, 93721 COMPLETED: Fresno, CA Workshops will take place Thursday, May 30, June 13, June 20 and June 27 from 4:00-7:00pm at the SBA District Office in Fresno at 801 R Street, Suite 201.
Scott Leslie
Director
US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center
(916) 443-5957
sleslie@calasiancc.org 
Memphis, TN  Memphis Stakeholder meeting March 12   Memphis, TN BEP Workshops to start date TBD. Contact to be announced 
Charleston, SC    Charleston, SC BEP Workshops to tentatively start March 29 Contact to be announced
San Juan, PR
San Juan Stakeholder Meeting April 26.
  Contact to be announced.
Boise, ID
Boise Stakeholder Meetings May 21 and June 13.
Boise Workshops will take place July 2-3.
Contact to be announced.
Billings, MT
Billings Stakeholder Meetings will take place July 16 and August 8.
Billings Workshops will take place August 27-28.
Contact to be announced.
Gulfport/Biloxi Region, MS
Biloxi Region Stakeholder Meeting Tentatively Scheduled for July.
  Contact to be announced.
Savannah, GA
  Savannah Workshops Scheduled for July 18-19.
Contact to be announced.
Des Moines, IA
August TBD
  Contact to be announced.
Washington, DC
August TBD
September TBD
Contact to be announced.
San Diego, CA
The San Diego Stakeholder Meeting will take place August 21.
The San Diego Workshop will take place September 21.
Contact to be announced.
Salem, OR
The Salem Stakeholder Meetings will take place September 17 and October 8.
The Salem Workshops will take place November 7-8.
Contact to be announced.
Greenville, SC
September TBD
  Contact to be announced.
Hartford, CT
October TBD
  Contact to be announced.
Detroit, MI
October TBD
  Contact to be announced.