The SLMBE Office is dedicated to creating an inclusive purchasing environment while building sustainable relationships; expanding opportunities; and cultivating growth of small, local and minority business enterprises which adds value to the Commission and community we serve.
Fiscally, to support the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in achieving its SLMBE Office objectives by offering trusted and convenient services to both our internal and external stakeholders through customized solutions that center on Supplier Advocacy, Compliance, Extensive Outreach, and Supplier Development.
Areas We Serve
"Diversity... Just the Way We Do Business"
Small, Local and Minority Businesses
WSSC is committed to a goal of providing Minority, Women and Small, Local Business Enterprises the opportunity to compete for our business, whether directly with WSSC or by subcontracting through primary suppliers. All of WSSC contracted vendors are asked to support our commitment to Supplier Diversity.
Fiscal Year 2012
MBE Contract Payments
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) $102.3 million
MBE Contract Awards
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) $129.0 million
SLBE Contract Payments
In FY2012, we spent $23.1 million with approved SLBE Firms
The SLMBE Office actively and effectively supports WSSC’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program and Small Local Business Enterprise Program. Our Office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for appointments and walk-in assistance.
The SLBE Program is our signature program and is race/gender neutral. This program supports firms located in Prince George’s County and Montgomery County, in the State of Maryland. Firms wishing to participate in the SLBE Program must complete an SLBE Registration Application. You can find more information about the MBE Program and SLBE Program on the SLMBE MBE/SLBE Program page.
If you have questions about the MBE or SLBE programs or wish to make an appointment to speak with a staff member, please contact our Office at 301-206-8800 or e-mail our office at email@example.com.