TEEX Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) includes the State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program and the Federal Small Business (SB) Program
Statement Of Commitment
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) remains committed in making a good-faith effort to assist HUB and all SB concerns (small businesses(SB), small disadvantaged businesses (SDB), woman-owned small businesses (WOSB), federal hubzone small businesses (HubZone SB), veteran-owned small businesses(VOSB), and service-disabled veteran owned small businesses (SDVOSB)) in the procurement process in accordance with the goals, statutes, and laws established by the State of Texas and the Federal government.
The TEEX procurement process is administered by the Texas A&M University Department of Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing Services for purchases over $10,000. The agency works closely with the Department to ensure that qualified HUBs and SBs are included on bidders’ lists for purchases > $10,000. For purchases < $10,000, the utilization of HUB firms and SB firms by TEEX personnel is encouraged to the maximum extent possible.
The Texas A&M System Office of Facilities, Planning & Construction will solicit HUBs and SBs for construction contract opportunities on behalf of the agency. TEEX will receive HUB and/or SB credit for construction HUB and/or SB subcontracting expenditures.
Goal Of The TEEX HUB Program
The goal of the TEEX HUB Program is to include qualified HUBs in the procurement participation goals in accordance with the rules established by the Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS). The agency HUB goal for Fiscal Year is 15 percent.
Goal Of The TEEX SB Program
The goal of the TEEX SB Program is to include qualified SB, SDB, WOSB, Hubzone SB, VOSB, and SD VOSB in the procurement participation goals in accordance with the laws and regulations of the federal government.