12 CFR 517.5 - Outreach.
(a) The outreach program advocate shall perform outreach activities and act as liaison between the OTS and the public on outreach program issues.
(b) Outreach activities include the identification and registration of minority-, women-owned (small and large) businesses and entities owned by individuals with disabilities who can provide goods and services utilized by the OTS. This includes distributing information concerning the Outreach Program and providing appropriate registration materials for use by vendors and contractors. Identification will primarily be accomplished by:
(1) Obtaining various lists and directories maintained by other federal, state and local governmental agencies of Outreach Program businesses;
(2) Participating in conventions, seminars and professional meetings oriented towards Outreach Programs;
(3) Conducting seminars, meetings, workshops and various other functions; and
(4) Monitoring proposed purchases and contracts to assure that OTS contracting staff understand and actively promote the Outreach Program.