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HUB Program

The Texas State University System's HUB Policy

It is the policy of the Texas State University System to encourage equal access and opportunity for all businesses in the State of Texas. TSUS administration and institutions commit to make a good faith effort to utilize Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) in contracts for construction, services and commodities purchases.

Governing Laws

Government Code, Chapter 2161
Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 20

Mentor-Protégé Program

The Mentor-Protégé Program is designed to foster relationships between prime contractors and HUBs. The objective of the Mentor Protégé Program is to provide professional guidance and support to the protégé HUB in order to facilitate their growth and development and increase HUB contracts and subcontracts with the State of Texas.

Upcoming Events

For a listing of HUB events, visit the Office of the Comptroller's HUB Events page.

HUB Coordinators

Daniel Harper
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
Texas State University System
(512) 463-1808

Tabitha Evans, CTP, CTPM
HUB Coordinator
Lamar University
(409) 880-8387

Bob Chapa
HUB Coordinator
Sam Houston State University
(936) 294-4670

Noe Hernandez
Purchasing Director
Sul Ross State University
(432) 837-8045

Dan Alden
Texas State University
(512) 245-2550

Sheryll Plaia
Director of Purchasing & Contracts
Lamar Institute of Technology
(409) 839-2021

Maria D. Garcia, CTPM, CTCM
Manager of Contracts and Risk Management
Lamar State College Port Arthur
(409) 984-6252

Cheryl Byley
Director of Purchasing & Contracts
Lamar State College Orange
(409) 882-3319