The mission of ASQ Portland Section 0607 is to serve the quality needs of our members, whether you live and work in Oregon, in neighboring Washington, or around the world. We encourage and welcome your suggestions regarding ways we can serve you better, to help to enrich your life and your career. You may email us at chair@asqpdx.com.


Monthly meetings, plant tours, and workshops can give you recertification (RU) credits.

ASQPDX Upcoming Events

DateTopicSpeakerLocation
Tues, Dec 5th, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
Achieving Excellence Throughout the Supply Chain: An Introduction to Performance Excellence and the Baldrige CriteriaDeborah Ameen
Doug Nelson
Frank O'Connor
Lakefront Room, Lakefront Grille, Tualatin, Oregon
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Eventbrite - Malcolm Baldridge Award

APICS/ASQ/PENW December 5th Meeting

Lakefront Room, Lakefront Grille, Tualatin, Oregon

 

Menu:

Salmon*

Caesar salad

Artisan Bread 

Iced tea and lemonade

Stumptown Coffee

Assorted teas

 

*Alternate menus are available.

Contact:  arrangements@asqpdx.com

APICS/ASQ/PENW December 5th Meeting; Lakefront Room, Lakefront Grille, Tualatin, Oregon

Achieving Excellence Throughout the Supply Chain: An Introduction to Performance Excellence and the Baldrige Criteria

  • Are your processes consistently effective?
  • Do your approaches address your organization’s needs?
  • How good are your results?
  • Is your organization learning and improving?

Understanding and using the Baldrige Criteria can improve the organizational excellence of your business. It will support your preparation to submit an application to Performance Excellence Northwest. This presentation will provide guidance on the Baldrige Criteria and the application process. Addressing of selected criteria through the APICS and ASQ BOK and relationship to Certifications will be discussed.

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is administered by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which is based at and managed by NIST. The award recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education, and nonprofit sectors for performance excellence. The Baldrige Award is the only formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the President of the United States.

Speaker Bios:

Deborah Ameen, Performance Excellence Northwest

Deborah is Director of Strategy for AllCare Health in Grants Pass, OR and a member of the Board of Directors of Performance Excellence Northwest. Deborah has experience in complex health systems and non-profit organizations. Her professional goal is to engage communities and organizations in using a performance excellence framework to meet missions and achieve visions; to engage workforce, customers and stakeholders; and to manage processes and teams in order to deliver outcomes efficiently and effectively.

Doug Nelson, MBA, CMOQ/OE, CQA, CQE, CSSBB, CSQE, CSQP, ASQ

Doug is the current Regional Director for ASQ Region 6A (Region 6A serves Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Utah). He also serves on the leadership teams of Portland ASQ and Portland APICS. He holds designations as CFPIM and CSCP from APICS. He has served as examiner of awards for excellence for organizations based on EFQM, Malcolm Baldrige, and other internationally accepted awards criteria. He served on the jury panel of the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th Cycle, 2014.

Frank O’Connor, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD, MBA, APICS

Frank is the current Director of Education for the Portland Chapter of APICS.  After completing a career in the United States Air Force and with more than twenty-five years in industry as a supply chain and operations manager, Frank is into his third career as an educator.  He has been instructing APICS certification review courses and seminars since 2000 and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Portland and the Oregon Institute of Technology where he teaches Supply Chain and Operations Management classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  He is a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management, Certified Supply Chain Professional, and Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution.

 

 

 


The Section elected these officers for the coming year:
ASQ Portland Section held elections for 2018 officer positions at the June meeting.

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Section Chair – Terri Tufts              Secretary – Jean Fryer

Chair-elect – Duane Purcell            Treasurer – Susan Chow 

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