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Indiana Department of Administration

IDOA > Minority & Women's Business > MWBE Commission > Commission Members Commission Members

Membership of the Governor's Commission on Minority and Women's Business Enterprises is specified by Indiana statute and consists of the following members:
    • A governor's designee, who shall serve as chairman of the commission.
    • The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.
    • The chairperson of the board of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation or the chairperson's designee.
    • The commissioner of the Department of Administration.
    • Nine individuals with demonstrated capabilities in business and industry, especially minority and women's business enterprises, appointed by the governor from the following geographical areas of the state:
      • Three from the northern one-third of the state
      • Three from the central one-third of the state
      • Three from the southern one-third of the state
    • Two members of the house of representatives, no more than one from the same political party, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives to serve in a nonvoting advisory capacity.
    • Two members of the senate, no more than one from the same political party, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate to serve in a nonvoting advisory capacity.

Commission Members

Jamal Smith
Indiana Civil Rights Commission
Jessica Robertson
Indiana Department of Administration
Terrie Daniel
Deputy Commissioner
Minority and Women's Business Enterprises
Erik Scheub
Public Relations Director - Ombudsman
Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Elizabeth Kiefner Crawford
Director, Economic Opportunity Division
Indiana Department of Transportation
*John Bartlett
State Representative
*Sharon Negele
State Representative
*Vaneta Becker
State Senator
*Jean Breaux
State Senator
Remo Mezzetta
Central Commissioner
Mezzetta, Inc.
Jimmy Rayford
Central Commissioner
Strategic Materials, Inc.
Sylvia Trotter
Central Commissioner
Trotter Construction
Jesse Moore
Northern Commissioner
Purdue University
David Olivencia
Northern Commissioner
Frances Vega-Steele
Northern Commissioner
Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
Alfonso Vidal
Southern Commissioner
Vidal Plastics
Marcia Duncan
Southern Commissioner
Lynch House of Coiffure
Lani Chuang
Southern Commissioner
Audrey International, Inc.

*non-voting member

Contact the Commission

Jamal Smith, Chairman
100 North Senate Ave
Indiana Government Center North, Room N103
Indianapolis, IN 46204.