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Ethics: What you need to know in today's world

Wednesday May 11, 8 am to 11 am
Presentation:The ASQ BOK states the importance of ethics in their CQE certification requirement as "Determine appropriate behavior in situations requiring ethical decisions." Understanding what is ethical is getting more complicated in todays global world. This month's meeting will focus on bringing together a panel to discuss and answer your questions about ethics in your environment. We have selected panelists from many different industries to provide a well rounded view that will be sure to fit your individual needs.
Presented by:The panel members include:

Natasha Hundley: BSMT, MA, MBA, Exemplar Global Lead QMS Auditor, ASQ CQA. She is the Director - Quality Compliance UBC, an Express Scripts Company

Theresa Wasche: RAB-QMS-Lead Auditor, ASQ CQA and CQA Biomedical Auditor. She is Sr. Audit Program Manager for Cerner Corporation
Menu:Breakfast buffet will be provided
Where:Johnson County Community College
Room: RC101B
Cost:$20 - Members and Non-members with reservations 72 hours in advance
Free - Student members
$10 - Student non-members
$35 - Members and Non-members without reservations 72 hours in advance
Benefit:0.3 Recertification Units
Reservations:Signup at ASQ1301.org or contact Heather McCain: 913-302-9350 mobile, HeatherMcC@aol.com

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ASQ Looking for Volunteers to Write Practice Questions for CSQE Exam


Below is a brief description of the qualifications participants must have, as well as a description of the work involved. Recertification units will be awarded!




For the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) we need for this project the general qualifications are:

  • Hold a current CSQE
  • Cannot have participated in actual exam question writing in the last two years


  • Sign a Letter of Agreement (LOA) agreeing to create original work, follow ASQ Code of Ethics, etc. (one pager)
  • Work as many or as few hours as fits the individual's schedule


  • Training will be provided on question-writing techniques and Bloom's levels
  • Tasks will be assigned in small chunks, based on volunteer's availability


  • RUs for the hours contributed to the project
  • E-copy of the new Body of Knowledge


Interested volunteers can contact Ellen Gragg, ASQ’s Education Chair, eg_asq@yahoo.com, or Lisa Stanek, ASQ's Instructional Design Team Lead, at lstanek@asq.org.

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Click here for slides from the October 29, 2015 presentation by Dr. Raina Knox on "Understanding and Using the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program".

Officers and Volunteers Needed!!

Interested in being on the ASQ1301 Board as an officer? Interested in volunteering? To learn more about the section committee roles please refer to the Board Positions link http://www.asq1301.org/BoardPositionsandDescriptions.asp on the www.ASQ1301.org website and the Positions link http://www.asq.org/member-leader-community/positions on the www.ASQ.org website. If you are interested, please contact Dan Wiltshire (Chair) at asqdan@earthlink.net .
  • Chair Elect
  • Membership Co-Chair
  • Program Co-Chair
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Previous Event Presentations

Did you miss the last meeting? Did you attend the meeting and want an electronic copy of the material presented? Check out the new 'Presentations' section of the website! (please note that not all speakers release their slides for posting).

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Future Event Presentations

Do you have an idea for a meeting or tour? Are you interested in presenting, doing a tour, or conducting a workshop? Contact Day Boswell at dayboz@hotmail.com and let her know what you have in mind.
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Personalizing the ASQ Email Experience

To help members decide and organize what email they want to receive from ASQ, an email preference center has been created. Members can now personalize their ASQ experience by selecting the email topics and subscriptions that are of interest to them. Preferences can be set by logging in to www.asq.org and selecting the "My Account" area. Email preference center...

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Local Refresher or Study Groups

Contact Jenna Harpole if you are interested in attending a local (KC area) refresher or study group.
Jenna: (913) 310-8421 HarpoleJennaG@JohnDeere.com

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More News:

Second Tuesday 
of each Month: 
Monthly Board Meetings
Conference Number:
(218) 339-7800
Participant Code: 6076054
8:00am to 11:00am
Ethics: What you need to know in today's world
Johnson County Community College
Room: RC101B

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