About ASQ ASQ ASQ _2f75a8a0-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, who use the tools, their ideas and expertise to make our world work better. ASQ Leadership ASQ is led by a board of directors, and managed by a chief executive officer and a management committee. ASQ Executive Council James J. Rooney Chair (2012) -- ABS Consulting E. David Spong Past Chair (2012) -- Boeing (Retired) John C. Timmerman Chair-elect (2012) -- Marriott International, Inc. William (Bo) McBee, III Treasurer (2012) -- Hewlett Packard (Retired) Paul Borawski ASQ CEO & Member of the ASQ Management Committee ASQ Management Committee Julie Gabelmann Management Committee Chair and Managing Director Jennifer Janzen Global HR Director Brian LeHouillier Managing Director Michelle Mason Managing Director Laurel Nelson-Rowe Managing Director ASQ Board of Directors Mike Adams Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Mike Adams & Company, LLC, Allegheny Energy, Inc. (Retired) Belinda Chavez Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Honeywell, Inc. Darlene Stoddard Deane Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Ford Motor Company Alexis P. Goncalves Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Pfizer, Inc. Kathleen (Kate) Jennison Goonan, M.D. Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) Goonan Performance Strategies Harold P. Greenberg Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) American Certification Corporation Eric A. Hayler Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC Marc P. Kelemen Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) NanoSynopsis, LLC Lou Ann Lathrop Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Chrysler LLC Joanne D. Mayo Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) Kerr Health Elías Monreal Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) Industrial Tool Die & Engineering (ITDE) Richard A. Perlman Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) Bayer HealthCare Art Trepanier Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) Lockheed Martin G. Geoffrey Vining Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) Virginia Tech, Department of Statistics J. Eric Whichard Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2013) JE Whichard & Associates Steven E. Wilson Member of ASQ Board of Directors -- (2012) USDC Seafood Inspection Program ASQ Family of Companies The ASQ family of companies also includes accreditation leaders ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board, ANAB-ACLASS, and RABQSA operating around the globe. Forensic Quality Services (FQS) joined the family in March 2012. ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board ANAB-ACLASS RABQSA Forensic Quality Services (FQS) ASQ Members When members join ASQ, they join a community of people passionate about quality who make our world work better. ASQ also provides memberships to organizations and institutions. We offer Site, Enterprise, and Primary-Secondary Education memberships. By making quality a global priority, an organizational imperative, and a personal ethic, ASQ becomes the community for everyone who seeks quality technology, concepts, or tools to improve themselves and their world. _2f75af6c-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 To increase the use and impact of quality in response to the diverse needs of the world. _2f75b0ca-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 Ethics Code of Ethics -- Fundamental Principles -- ASQ requires its members and certification holders to conduct themselves ethically by: 1. Being honest and impartial in serving the public, their employers, customers, and clients. 2. Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the quality profession, and 3. Using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare. Members and certification holders are required to observe the tenets set forth below: Honesty Impartiality Competence Prestige Human Welfare The Public Relations With the Public -- Article 1 - Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties. Safety Health Welfare Employers Relations With Employers, Customers, and Clients Article 2 – Perform services only in their areas of competence. Article 3 – Continue their professional development throughout their careers and provide opportunities for the professional and ethical development of others. Article 4 – Act in a professional manner in dealings with ASQ staff and each employer, customer or client. Article 5 – Act as faithful agents or trustees and avoid conflict of interest and the appearance of conflicts of interest. Customers Clients Professionalism Professional Development Peers Relations With Peers -- Article 6 - Build their professional reputation on the merit of their services and not compete unfairly with others. Article 7 - Assure that credit for the work of others is given to those to whom it is due. Professional Reputation Merit Fairness Credit Member Services Advance the professional development, credentials, knowledge and information services, membership community, and advocacy on behalf of our members. _2f75b16a-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1 As a global quality community, ASQ advances the professional development, credentials, knowledge and information services, membership community, and advocacy on behalf of millions of individual and organizational members in 140 countries. Networking [Support networking] communities at the local, regional, and global levels. _2f75b200-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.1 ASQ is home to a robust group of communities at the local, regional, and global levels. b3b345cb-fc2b-4d62-b9a3-032e08890311 Certification Offer certifications. _2f75b2aa-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.2 ASQ offers 17 certifications, and has issued nearly 150,000 certifications to professionals worldwide. Certifications are an essential development tool to help quality professionals stand out in the workplace. cb5c6483-ac8c-4d53-94a4-5cb8a5568c0c Learning [Provide] learning offerings. _2f75b34a-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.3 ASQ Learning Institute The ASQ Learning Institute houses all of ASQ’s learning offerings in one convenient location. ba24cd8b-e828-4da9-b193-9803b7695494 World Conference & Events Connect the quality community through events, conferences, and meetings. _2f75b3ea-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.4 Quality Community ASQ connects the quality community through events, conferences, and meetings throughout the year. The ASQ Annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement is our premier event. Other ASQ conferences include the Lean and Six Sigma Conference and National Quality Education Conference. bbcbb86c-f97d-4e2f-a446-a2ceb71cbfaf World Quality Month [Conduct a] month-long celebration designed to raise the global voice of quality. _2f75b49e-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.5 Held each November, ASQ heads this month-long celebration designed to raise the global voice of quality. The event includes a roundtable with quality leaders, stories of quality in practice, and information about quality tools and techniques. 0b0941f2-1a53-44e3-8222-b9fb0df0daa2 Knowledge Center Provide one-stop online access to quality tools and resources. _2f75b53e-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.6 ASQ’s Knowledge Center ASQ’s Knowledge Center provides one-stop online access to quality tools and resources. b5c540b0-6f1b-4728-9b83-bcab9bb13f72 Standards Support volunteer groups that develop and approve international and American National Standards. _2f75b5f2-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.7 ASQ provides support to a number of volunteer groups that develop and approve international and American National Standards. This includes the most widely known standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 26000, and ISO 14001, as well as other standards and technical reports that apply quality management principles, tools and technology. 10551f68-ec64-4f4d-81c7-7c79e558c02d Quality Press Publish quality related products, including books and magazines. _2f75b6a6-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.8 Quality Press Quality Press is the world’s largest publisher of quality related products, including books and magazines. ASQ publishes six journals and magazines, including Quality Progress— our flagship publication. 2036d811-33cf-45d8-9379-8d41b6f951fb Research Participate in research that adds to our Quality Body of Knowledge (QBOK). _2f75b750-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.9 IBM ManpowerGroup ASQ participates in notable research that adds to our Quality Body of Knowledge (QBOK). Our premier work is the Futures Study, conducted every three years beginning in 1995. ASQ also engages in high-profile research collaborations, including studies on social responsibility with IBM and ManpowerGroup. Our annual surveys on manufacturing outlook and salaries for quality professionals serve as economic barometers. 075b3c92-619c-4ee2-946c-9b01426458f2 Social Networking [Support] an online community with blogs, discussion boards, and forums. _2f75b804-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.10 Twitter Facebook Influential Voices YouTube LinkedIn ASQ.org is home to an online community with blogs, discussion boards, and forums available to members of the global quality community. You can connect with ASQ on Twitter, Facebook, the Influential Voices blog community, YouTube, and LinkedIn. 6046bf2d-4941-41c5-b471-d2540181d685 Social Responsibility Help companies achieve their social responsibility objectives. _2f75b8cc-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.11 Companies ASQ’s Social Responsibility Organization (SRO) ASQ’s Social Responsibility Organization (SRO) brings together SR and quality professionals to generate ideas and improve our world. Quality plays an indispensable role in helping companies achieve their social responsibility objectives. b579bee5-3176-4c04-9c20-f3df8a85b25e Quality for Life Share the stories of quality professionals. _2f75b98a-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 1.12 Quality Professionals ASQ’s Quality for Life (trademarked) initiative shares the stories of quality professionals who use their passion, commitment, and skills to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world. cb556f8b-80a3-4d94-9d82-d33278441846 Advocacy Champion the cause of quality. _2f75ba52-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 2 ASQ champions the cause of quality through a variety of fields and standards. ASQ provides support to a number of volunteer groups that develop and approve international and American National Standards. This includes the most widely known standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 26000, and ISO 14001, as well as other standards and technical reports that apply quality management principles, tools and technology. Information Provide information on quality-related matters. _2f75bb24-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 2.1 Legislators Policymakers The Media ASQ plays a key role in providing reliable information on quality-related matters to legislators, policy makers and the media. We advocate activities and legislation that promote quality in all walks of life. Here's how you can keep track of these efforts, and even join in. The Advocacy Room will: * Keep you informed of ASQ’s activities at all levels of public policy. * Spotlight new or pending legislation that could impact quality. * Help you connect with your elected representatives and keep them focused on the importance of quality. * Keep you in touch with other quality-focused professionals. Together we can continue to Make Good Great. (trademarked) Issues and Actions: Get the latest word on news and legislation affecting quality. Contact Your Elected Representatives: Let yourself be heard on quality issues. Contact Your Local Newspaper: We'll help you figure out where to send that letter to the editor. Network: Make connections with ASQ members and quality professionals who share your interest in advocating for quality. Media Room: Information and resources for journalists. b1285d84-2fc2-4193-af4a-3e5bfa34176c Services & Operations Support membership services and business operations. _2f75bbe2-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 3 ASQ Global ASQ China ASQ Mexico ASQ India ASQ WorldPartners Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., ASQ supports membership services and business operations through ASQ Global, ASQ China, ASQ Mexico and ASQ India; with ASQ WorldPartners around the globe. _2f75bca0-250e-11e2-a9e8-cef9486f2952 36660ae8-4e2b-47b4-a3cd-a058cfd77536 2012-11-02 http://asq.org/about-asq/who-we-are/index.html Owen Ambur Owen.Ambur@verizon.net Submit error.