December 2016 Dinner Meeting Announcement

November 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on December 2016 Dinner Meeting Announcement
Filed under: Events 

December Dinner Meeting – Quality Tools

Note, this is a new venue, please review the driving instructions to the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute on the flyer.

Information on the Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Dinner meeting has been posted:

Venue: Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum, MD

Program: Back to Basics with QUALITY TOOLS:  Check Sheets, Histograms, and Pareto Charts

Click on Events » Dinner Meetings on the website so you can get details on the dinner.

Click on Events » Event Reservations on the website in order to reserve your spot at the dinner.

Look forward to seeing you there for networking and a great meeting topic at our new Meeting Venue.

Program Committee

Membership Gift: Nov 2016 – ISO 9001:2015 and Risk-Based Thinking

November 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Membership Gift: Nov 2016 – ISO 9001:2015 and Risk-Based Thinking
Filed under: Membership 

ASQ offers its membership a monthly gift as a thank you for being a member.

The “ISO 9001:2015 and Risk-Based Thinking” gift includes:

  • Webcast: “ISO 9001:2015 and Risk-Based Thinking “;
  • Webcast: “ISO 9001:2015 Implementation Webcast “;
  • Webcast: “Document Control System Compliance “;
  • Webcast: “ISO 9001:2015 for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses “;
  • Webcast: “Art of Integrating Strategic Planning, Process Metrics, Risk Mitigation, and Auditing”;
  • Webcast: “Expanding Role of Risk Management in Compliance”;
  • E-book: “Lean ISO 9001: Adding Spark to your ISO 9001 QMS “;
  • Webcast: “Lean ISO 9001: Adding Spark to your ISO 9001 QMS “;
  • In addition, there are a number of other articles, case studies and resources linked to through the Knowledge Center;

We hope that you enjoy our gesture of gratitude for continuing your journey with ASQ. Thank you for your commitment to quality and for continuing to raise the voice of quality.

This bundle will be available for download through the last day of month.

This may be reviewed/downloaded at: http://asq.org/member-gift/index.html

Slate of Officers – 2017 Section Year

October 30, 2016 by · Comments Off on Slate of Officers – 2017 Section Year
Filed under: Nominations, Section Board 

Slate of Officers

The Section Board is presenting the slate of officers for the 2017 Program Year.

Chair – Dave Moore

David Moore has been an active member of the ASQ Baltimore Board. He is currently a Quality Manager at Hughes Network System, LLC. David has been Vice Chair for the Section and is a past Secretary.

Vice-Chair – Fernando Martinez

Fernando is the chair of the membership committee and past POC for the ASQ Baltimore PMI Symposium committee. He has been attending ASQ meetings for many years and received his CQA in 2009 and CSQE in 2011. He holds a Bachelors of Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and has 25+ years’ experience working as a quality professional. Besides engaged in ASQ activities and spending time with family, Fernando volunteers in his company’s Christmas project which delivers gifts and supplies to needy Baltimore special schools and community centers during the holiday season.

Treasurer – Wanda Morgan

Wanda has been a member of the Baltimore section 0502 of ASQ since 2013 when she moved to Maryland. Wanda has been a member of ASQ since 1997 and has served previous chapters in the roles of Publicity Chair (x2), Treasurer (x2), Vice Chair (x1), Section Chair (x2). Wanda has been leading the On-Field/Team Sports/Licensee category of Under Armour Quality since 2012 as a Quality Engineer and Manager. She was a Certified Quality Auditor by ASQ for 10+ years until illness prevented recertification.

Secretary – Thorsten Kappey

Thorsten Kappey works for WR Grace as a Quality Management Professional focused on developing data-driven business solutions via continuous quality improvement, and project management methodologies to achieve significant improvements in quality and cost metrics.

 

Your local section is always looking for volunteers to assist your section work for its members. If you have something to offer, please review our Section Board position page and contact us if there is something you are interested in. Every committee can use help from the membership.

Section Board Elections

November 2016 Dinner Meeting Announcement

October 17, 2016 by · Comments Off on November 2016 Dinner Meeting Announcement
Filed under: Events 

***Please note the DATE CHANGE***.

November Dinner Meeting – ISO 9001:2015 Changes

Information on the Thursday, November 10, 2016 Dinner meeting has been posted:

Venue: Fazzini’s Taverna, Cockeysville

Tutorial: Art of Recertification

Program: ISO 9001:2015 Changes

Click on Events » Dinner Meetings on the website so you can get details on the dinner.

Click on Events » Event Reservations on the website in order to reserve your spot at the dinner.

Look forward to seeing you there for networking and a great meeting topic.

Check out our all our local upcoming events and training (see the Calendar of Events). Check out our education page for recent and upcoming certification courses.

Program Committee

Upcoming list of events – Save the Dates – Oct 2016

October 17, 2016 by · Comments Off on Upcoming list of events – Save the Dates – Oct 2016
Filed under: Events 

Below is the current proposed Event schedule for upcoming Programs.

  • Oct 18, 2016 (Tues, BTE) – Board Meeting
  • Nov 10, 2016 (Tues, Fazzini’s Tavern) – Dinner Meeting  *DATE CHANGE*
  • Nov 15, 2016 (Tues, BTE) – Board Meeting
  • Dec 6, 2016 (Tues, TBD) – Dinner Meeting
  • Jan 17, 2017 (Tues, TBD) – Board Meeting
  • Feb 7, 2017 (Tues, TBD) – Dinner Meeting
  • Feb 21, 2017 (Tues, TBD) – Board Meeting

Please check the dates, as they may have changed since the last notice. Note that the dates sent out in the Dinner Meeting flyers are always the latest information.

Maritime Institute, and Olive Grove are located in Linthicum MD, BTE is located in Hanover MD, and Fazzini’s Tavern is located in Cockeysville, MD. A number of meeting are still to-be-determined (TBD) at this time.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Program Committee

Membership Gift: Oct 2016 – ASQ Certification Prep Resources

October 2, 2016 by · Comments Off on Membership Gift: Oct 2016 – ASQ Certification Prep Resources
Filed under: Certification, Uncategorized 

ASQ offers its membership a monthly gift as a thank you for being a member.

The “ASQ Certification Prep Resources” gift includes:

  • Guide: “Certification Journey: Your 8-Step Guide”;
  • Webcast: “Certification Preparation Webcast”;
  • Webcast: “Tips, Tricks and Traps Webcast”;
  • E-book: “Quality Improvement Handbook, Second Edition”;
  • E-book: ” Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence Handbook, Third Edition”;
  • Guide: “Getting Your Certification Journey Started”;
  • Tool: “Certification Handbooks and Study Guides  —  free downloadable (PDF) sample chapters and peruse their first chapters, tables of contents, and indexes.”;
  • Article: “ASQ Certification Exams Are Moving to Computer-Based Testing”;
  • Tool: “Study Groups and Sample Exams”;
  • In addition, there are a number of other articles, case studies and resources linked to through the Knowledge Center;

We hope that you enjoy our gesture of gratitude for continuing your journey with ASQ. Thank you for your commitment to quality and for continuing to raise the voice of quality.

This bundle will be available for download through the last day of month.

This may be reviewed/downloaded at: http://asq.org/member-gift/index.html

Election 2017 Candidates – Treasurer Position

September 30, 2016 by · Comments Off on Election 2017 Candidates – Treasurer Position
Filed under: Nominations 

The period for voting ran from Sep 30 to Oct 29, 2016.  Thank you for your interest.

Elections for the 2017 ASQ Baltimore Treasurer position need to be held as there were 2 nominated candidates for Treasurer.

Treasurer
Oversee section funds; maintain accurate section financial records; and report on financial condition of the section at times directed by the bylaws and policies and procedures.

Candidates (biographies below):

  • Josef Wonsever
  • Wanda Morgan

Members can cast their ballots in the following ways:

  • Email your Treasurer choice to election@asqbaltimore.org.
  • Reply to the Member Election email that is sent to you.
  • Go to the Elections Page on the ASQ website (http://asqbaltimore.org/about-us/elections/) and send in your ballot choice.
  • Votes are being accepted at the October Board meeting (October 18, 2016) by the Nominations committee
  • Clearly note which candidate you wish to elect (please don’t send both names, only type in one).

Thank you for your participation.

The Slate of Officers 2017 and results of the election will be posted on the ASQ Baltimore website, and communicated to the membership at the November Dinner and Board meetings.

Nominations Committee

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