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DBE Office Staff

Deborah M. Green, DBE Coordinator, (216) 584-2003

The DBE office initiates and coordinates outreach efforts including promoting certification and prequalification of DBE firms within District 12.  Meets with certified, newly certified and prospective DBE firms to promote available services (e.g. technical training, tuition reimbursement programs, formal education courses) and discuss eligibility for prequalification to bid on highway construction and local public agency projects.​​​​

DBE Certification Workshop
At the workshop, certifying agents will be on-hand to guide applicants through the online application and receive the required supporting documents. Our goal is to provide you with technical assistance to submit a complete application to speed your progress through the certification process.

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: Morning Session 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Lorain County Community College
1005 Abbe Road N, Elyria, OH 44035
Desich Business & Entrepreneurship Center, Room 121

Registration is required, please register online at:

There will be two session available, you will only need to attend ONE of them. Registration is required, so please select either the Morning or Afternoon session for your company. More than one person from each company is welcome to attend, however you only need to submit one registration per company.
Please review the Required Supporting Documents Checklist prior to registering and bring copies of the documents to the workshop to complete your application.
Please make sure to review the DBE Certification Application and Personal Net Worth Statement before attending the workshop so that you are fully prepared and aware of what is required.
Get DBE certified and you are eligible to be reimbursed for software expenses, CPA fees, licensing and training fees.

Please contact Deborah Green at 216.584.2003 or Deborah.Green@dot.state.oh.us if you have questions or need additional information.

 Past Meeting Information


 Becoming DBE Certified


 Capability Statement Tips & Tricks


 Public Meeting Documents