It is the mission of the Research, Reporting and Recruitment Unit to ensure equal opportunity to government contracting by consistently providing accurate and timely program data for the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE) programs.
Bobbi Bell-Bartholomew, Program Administrator
Langston Joiner, Researcher 2
The Equal Opportunity Division (EOD) is responsible for administering the MBE and EDGE programs in accordance with sections 123.151 and 123.152 of the Ohio Revised Code, respectively. Part of EOD’s administration requires that it monitor and report each state agency’s compliance with programmatic goals. To this end, EOD established the Research and Reporting Unit. The unit is responsible for the following:
For state agencies:
For general public:
The enabling statute for the MBE program are R.C. 123.151 and 125.081; for the EDGE program, R.C. 123.152. The regulations that govern the MBE program are found in Ohio Adm. Code Chapter 123:2-15; the EDGE program, Ohio Adm. Code Chapter 123:2-16.
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Agency MBE Projection Plans
MBE and EDGE Scorecards
MBE and EDGE Standard Reports (Agencies)
MBE and EDGE Vendor Search
File a Discrimination Complaint
Affirmative Action Program Verification
Certificate of Compliance
Submit I-29 (Work-hour Utilization)