Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
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Oregon Institute of Technology
Tier2-1: Historically Underutilized Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 George Marlton
Director of Purchasing/Contracts
Finance and Administration
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Does the institution seek to support historically underutilized businesses, minority-owned businesses, and women owned-businesses?:

A brief description of how the institution meets the criteria:

OR Governor Executive Order 08-16 directs state agencies to set aspirational targets and to report on contracts with minority, women, and emerging small businesses. OIT complies with this order.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

MWESB OAR and Board Policy:

Affirmative Action; General Policy
(1) The general policy of OUS Institutions will be to expand economic opportunities for Minority Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, and Emerging Small Businesses by offering them the contracting and subcontracting opportunities available through Institution Contracts. Notice of all Contracts over $25,000 procured through a Competitive Process will be provided to the Advocate for Minority, Women, and Emerging Small Business, unless otherwise provided, by fully completing the information set out on the OUS procurement website. Institutions are encouraged to unbundle contracts, when appropriate, to expand contract opportunities for Minority, Women, and Emerging Small Businesses and Oregon based businesses.
(2) OUS will not knowingly contract with or procure goods or services from any Entity that discriminates on the basis of age, disability, national origin, race, marital status, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.
(3) Bidders and Proposers will certify, as part of the Bids or Proposals that such Bidder or Proposer has not discriminated against Minority, Women or Emerging Small Business Enterprises in obtaining any required subcontracts.
(4) On an annual basis, Institution Presidents will report to the Board statistical information regarding the number of Contracts awarded and the cumulative dollar amount of Contracts awarded to Minority Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, Emerging Small Businesses, and Oregon-based businesses. The report will include information describing Institutional programs or initiatives to expand contracting opportunities to Minority, Women, Emerging Small Businesses, and Oregon based businesses.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 351
Stats. Implemented:
Hist.: OSSHE 5-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-19-08 thru 8-16-08

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