List of Committees

HMSDC Standing Committees

Committees Meeting Date/Time
Ambassadors 3rd Thursday, 1:00 p.m. (Quarterly)
The Ambassador Program is designed to increase awareness in the community about HMSDC’s mission and to assist newly certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) get acclimated to the programs and services that HMSDC has to offer. The Ambassadors will help MBEs maximize their membership in HMSDC while serving as mentors during their first year of certification.
EXPO 2nd Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Plans and implements the annual EXPO Business Opportunity Marketplace and related events.
MBE Input Committee
(MBEs only)
2nd Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.
Provides MBE input into the work and affairs of HMSDC and organizes, promotes and implements HMSDC activities which benefit MBEs.
Membership 2nd Thursday, 9:00 a.m.
Increases active MBEs membership, recruits new MBEs, work in cooperation with other committees to expand HMSDC’s presence into new markets and conducts orientation sessions for new and prospective MBEs and corporate members.
Education Committee 3rd Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.
Assesses the educational needs and interests of MBEs and corporate members. Organizes, promotes and hosts educational seminars, workshops and conferences on topics of interest and value to certified MBEs and corporate members.
Program 4th Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
Plans and conducts the HMSDC networking luncheons and the Emerging Ten (E-10) Award Luncheon, MBE Showcases, Winter Networking Connection and specifically assigned special events.
Scholarship Fundraiser 2nd Friday, 11:00 a.m.
Plans and conducts the annual golf tournament to raise funds for the MBE Business Executive Scholarship Program.
(Corporate Members Only)
3rd Wednesday, 2:00pm.
The Supplier Diversity Advisory Committee provides corporate members input into the work and affairs of HMSDC and organizes, promotes and implements HMSDC activities which benefit corporate members in their minority business development efforts.

Join a committee today and further your potential of beginning fully aware of what the Houston Minority Supplier Development council means to you as you grow and expand your business. Please contact Jarous Thomas at to express your interest in committee involvement.