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NASE Supports SBAs Chief Counsel For Advocacy Nominee

On December 9, 2015, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship approved Mr. Darryl DePriest to be Chief Counsel for the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Office of Advocacy plays a critical role, conducting research on the small business sector, advocating for small businesses within the federal government’s agencies and rulemaking processes, and fostering public awareness of small business contributions and concerns.

The NASE along with many other small business organizations supported the nomination of Mr. DePriest, Association for Enterprise Opportunity, Association of Women’s Business Centers, California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, HUBZone     Contractors National Council, Small Business Majority, and Women Impacting Public Policy.

Mr. DePriest will be sworn in on January 4th.

Katie Vlietstra is NASE’s Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs.