Small Business Committee

The AFCEA Small Business Committee helps shape the association's small business benefits and provides an active focal point for the coordination of the association’s small business programs.  

AFCEA Small Business Committee - 2024
Small Business Committee meeting at AFCEA Headquarters. Join us!

The committee comprises a diverse group of volunteers made up of AFCEA industry members and government representatives who are ready to serve AFCEA members.  

What the Committee Does 

  • Cultivates partnerships among government, industry and academic leaders by investing time and resources. 
  • Enhances AFCEA's outreach to the small business community.  
  • Develops strategies and programs to enable full inclusion of small business within AFCEA.  
  • Provides opportunities for large and small businesses to develop relationships for partnerships and teams. 

Committee Membership Details

Membership Criteria

Potential committee members must:

  • Industry
    • Be employed by a company that is an AFCEA corporate member
  • Active government
    • Be an individual AFCEA member
  • Be a government or industry stakeholder in the small business community
  • Be willing to engage throughout a three-year tenure

Committee meetings are scheduled monthly. Typically, meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at AFCEA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. Engagement includes attending monthly meetings (in person or virtually); participating on at least one subcommittee; and sponsoring, attending and/or volunteering at AFCEA Small Business events. Represent AFCEA as a brand ambassador for speaking engagements, government focus groups, events and media.





    Applications will be accepted during the summer.


    Members and liaisons will be drawn from the public and private sectors, including government, industry and academia. 

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