MMSDC Board of Directors & MBEIC Officers Election 2020

The deadline for submitting all nominations is
Friday, September 25, 2020 at 5:00pm EST, no exceptions.

Directors will serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2022.

As we alerted you in October, 2019, due to term limits we are holding a special election this year for MBEIC Chairperson. The candidate selected will serve a one-year term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021 to coincide with the remaining term of the current Vice Chair and Secretary. Following the 2021 election all MBEIC Officers will resume the standard two-year term.

The MMSDC is accepting nominations for the upcoming election of its Board of Directors and Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) Chairperson:

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The MMSDC congratulates

Varchasvi Shankar

President & CEO


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Buyers across the nation are in need of supplies to handle the COVID-19 Crisis

If you are a supplier who can supply medical supplies and equipment similar to the list below, please participate in our COVID-19 Matchmaker
  1. Ventilators (new and refurbished)
  2. Hand Sanitizer
  3. Gowns and Surgical Masks (N-95)
  4. Sanitizing Wipes
  5. Gloves
  6. MISC: Items such as thermometer covers, thermometers, goggles, etc.



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We will continue to gather resources and helpful articles including recent legislation, free webinars, CDC recommendations, SBA assistance, and other helpful articles and resources.

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MMSDC's latest program brings certified MBEs and Corporate Members together for collaborative growth. A.I.M. consists of several modules designed for participants to connect, develop, and grow through networking, education, and collaboration. Learn more and sign up for A.I.M. by clicking the link below.

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MMSDC is introducing a new program offering for corporations who are interested in strengthening their Supplier Diversity initiative. Learn Supplier Diversity Best Practices and get mentored by the best professionals in Michigan in this 12-month program. Join InFuse today.

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The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) is a non-profit organization promoting the economic growth of our corporate members and the minority-owned businesses that serve them.   Learn More

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