Small Business Advisory Committee


The Small Business Advisory Committee (SBAC) is an 11-member citizens' committee made up of representatives of trade groups and members of the general business community, appointed by the Governing Board of the Authority.

The SBAC serves to:
  1. Assist the EBO Program in reviewing the administration of programs and policies that promote S/M/WBE participation in Authority prime and subcontract opportunities; 
  2. Coordinate activities and actions with the EBO Office; and 
  3. Makes recommendations to the EBO Office concerning modifications of the program, policy and procedures established pursuant to the Policy. 
The SBAC is governed by established rules and procedures. For more information, contact the Equal Business Opportunity Office at 561-640-4000.


Meetings of the SBAC are usually held at 9:00 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, every other month, beginning in February. The schedule is subject to change. See the meetings listed at right, or visit the SBAC meeting calendar page.

SWA Administration Building - Auditorium
7501 N. Jog Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33412 

Small Business Advisory Committee Members
District SBAC Member  
Chair, District 2
Junaid Akther 
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 Vice Chair, At-Large Member  Bruce Lewis  At-Large_Bruce_web
 District 1  Karen Lau  picture of District 1 Karen Lau for the web
 District 3 Michelle DePotter  picture of District 3 Michelle Depotter for the web
 District 4 Erica Daley 
 Erica Daley (2)
District 5 Rolando Barrero
 District 6  Vacant

District 7 Kesnel Theus  Kesnel Theus
At-Large Member Maria Antuna  At-Large_Maria_web
At-Large Member Angeleta Gray  Angie Gray 2_2_21 web
At-Large Member Selena Samios  At-Large_Selena_web

SBAC Meetings and Recordings

June 7, 2022
April 6, 2022
February 1, 2022
December 7, 2021 - Cancelled

October 5, 2021
August 10, 2021
June 1, 2021
April 6, 2021
Feb. 2, 2021
Oct. 6, 2020 Aug. 11, 2020  June 30, 2020 - Special Meeting
June 2, 2020 - Cancelled

April 7, 2020 - Cancelled

Feb. 4, 2020  Dec. 3, 2019 
Oct. 1, 2019