​Business Advisory Council

Our Business Advisory Council (BAC) advocates for SMUD's strategic directives, including contracting inclusiveness, small business engagement and regional economic vitality.

Mission Statement
To champion a positive and economically strong relationship between SMUD and local small business, commercial and industrial customers, fostering supplier diversity as well as a strong regional economy and quality of life.

Objectives
1. Educate local businesses on SMUD's contracting process.
2. Enhance awareness of and participation in SMUD contracting opportunities among local businesses.
3. Advise SMUD on its regional priorities and initiatives.
4. Promote local business issues.
5. Encourage SMUD's ongoing leadership in business and community engagement.

BAC Leadership
Nicole Howard, Executive Sponsor
SMUD

Tracey Schaal, Chair
Power Inn Alliance

Frank Louie, Co-Chair
Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce

Membership
The BAC consists of leadership representatives from business-based civic and trade organizations as well as public agencies. BAC leadership, in consultation with SMUD, determines membership in the BAC.

BAC Member Organizations

Become a Member
If your organization is interested in joining our council, please review the BAC Charter and contact Kiauna Norman at 1-916-732-7443 or kiauna.norman@smud.org.