Task Group Studies IN PROGRESS

The Board is tasked by the Department's Senior Leaders to examine topics of interest to the Department of Defense.  When appropriate, the Board establishes a Task Group to study the topic of interest.  The Task Group assumes the responsibility for conducting the study, developing recommendations, and providing an opportunity for deliberation by the entire Board and public prior to the finalization and delivery of the recommendations to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense.

Mentor Protégé Program Assessment Study

Section 872(d) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Public Law 116-92), signed by the President on December 20, 2019, requires the Secretary of Defense to direct the Defense Business Board to submit, no later than March 31, 2022, to the Congressional Defense Committees a report evaluating the effectiveness of the MPP established under section 831 of the NDAA for Fiscal Year 1991 (Public Law 101–510; 10 U.S.C. 2302 note).

On April 7, 2020, the DoD Chief Management Officer directed the Defense Business Board to conduct the study and present its findings, including recommendations for improving the program in terms of performance metrics, forms of assistance, and overall program effectiveness, to the Secretary of Defense.

Task Group Membership: pending assignment

-  Terms of Reference

-  Task Group Update at DBB Quarterly Meeting - August 5, 2020