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DVBE Program Abuse

Sanctions can be imposed on various contractors, and in some cases, specific individuals (principals in the business), including prohibiting contractors from doing business with the State for specified periods of time under certain circumstances. Sanctions will result particularly in cases where Small Business (SB), Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) and/or Nonprofit Veteran Service Agency (NVSA) certification was fraudulently obtained and/or misused in a State bid or contracting situation.               

Please click the link below in order to contact us if you have been or think you have experience program abuse as a DVBE. Note, please select Minority Veterans Affairs as your 'Topic Area' in order to get such message to the CalVet DVBE State Advocate team.

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Program Abuse Contacts:                                                                                                                                                                        CalVet DVBE State Advocate                                                                                                                                                              

Elizabeth Perez Email: or


Department of General Service Procurement Division                                                                                                                     

Carl Josephson Email:    

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DVBE Program Abuse