WIPP (Woman Impacting Public Policy)
In 2014 Tarpan became a member of WIPP. WIPP is the Voice for Women in Business in our Nation's Capital, Women Impacting Public Policy, Inc. (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women and minorities in business in the legislative processes of our nation, creating economic opportunities and building bridges and alliances to other small business organizations. Through WIPP, our collective voice makes a powerful impact on Capitol Hill and with the Administration.
The National Women Business Owners Corporation
Since 2011, Tarpan has been a member of NWBOC. The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) has led the way for women business owners to obtain WBE, WOSB, and EDWOSB Certifications. NWBOC was established to increase competition for corporate and government contracts through implementation of a national certification program for women business owners.
Louisiana Economic Development
Tarpan has been a part of LED's Small and Emerging Business Development (SEBD) Program since 2012. The program provides managerial and technical assistance training needed to grow and sustain a small business.
Business Acceleration System
Tarpan joined BAS in 2011. The Business Acceleration System is dedicated to speeding the development of Central Louisiana entrepreneurs by helping them acquire and apply the knowledge they need to grow their companies.
Mississippi Valley Branch AGC
Tarpan Construction, LLC has been a member of MVAGC since August of 2015. In 2017, Trudy Poret, owner of Tarpan, was elected to the Board of Directors for the MVAGC. The mission of Mississippi Valley AGC is uniquely focused on federal flood control and navigation work on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. It is the only AGC Chapter that shares geographical jurisdiction with the AGC chapters of other states, the ten states bordering the Mississippi River. The key to its long success is the dedication and active involvement of its membership with its Federal Agency Partners - the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.