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Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization


Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
U.S. Department of State
OSDBU, SA-6, Room L500
Washington, DC 20522
Voice: (703) 875-6822 Fax: (703) 875-6825

Shapleigh C. Drisko, Director
Omnia Franckiewicz, Administrative Assistant
Nikki Burley, Procurement Analyst, Mentor-Protegee, Subcontracting & Women-Owned Business Programs
Anthony Josey, Procurement Analyst & Small Business Specialist for Construction
Judy Thomas, Procurement Analyst & Veterans Program
Peter Zahirieh, Procurement Analyst & HUBZone Program
Thelma Edmunds, Construction Business - Millennium Corporation

Please be aware that our office cannot answer questions pertaining to press releases, visas and passports, international matters, foreign governments, state or local governments or other federal Government agencies' policies or proceedures. We can assist you with questions regarding the U.S. Department of State's and the U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Programs. Also please be aware that there is no U.S. Small Business Program for foreign-based businesses.

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