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Section Members, website log-in is now ready!

The ASQ 509 website is ready for section members to log-in.  The log-in instructions are as follows:

If login is not successful, contact the webmaster ().   If login is successful, you will see your “My Profile” page with five or six tabs.  You may also see the ASQ Newsfeed and links.  You will see the newsfeed/links on the “My Profile” page each time you log in.  Select the Login/Contact Information Tab to change your Username or password.  Password must be at least 7 characters.  Click here for detailed member login instructions and features.

Meet the Section Officers for 2007 – 2008 Year

To learn more about our new officers, read their biographies here.

Section 509 offers Exam Certification Refresher Courses

The Washington DC and Maryland Metro Section is now offering refresher courses for some of the ASQ certification examinations.  See the Certification and Training Page for the offered courses as well as other training resources.

Volunteers Needed

The Executive Committee is calling for volunteers to serve their section.  We are specifically looking for someone to fill the role of Nominations Chair.  If you are interested, please contact Herb Richardson ().

Upcoming Events

February ISO 9000 UG Meeting
February 13, 2008 - "Poke Yoke - Improving Process Quality" Facilitated by Kerry Higgins, Corporate Lead/Quality Leader, Baltimore Aircoil Company.
Event Details  ·  Feb 13, 2008

20th Quality Management Conference
February 21 22, 2008 - 20th Quality Management Conference
Event Details  ·  Feb 21, 2008

February General Meeting
February 21, 2008 - “Lean Six Sigma: From “Project-Based” to “Culture-Based” in a highly regulated industry” Presented by Ms. Sonja Cline, Director of Operations, RTS Unit, Lonza Walkersville
Event Details  ·  Feb 21, 2008

February Software SIG Meeting
February 26 -- "Are You Ready for an External Audit?" by: Carolyn Lincoln
Event Details  ·  Feb 26, 2008

February Six Sigma SIG Meeting
February 27, 2008 - “Using ISO 9001 to Enhance Six Sigma Business Performance” Presented by Mr. Eugene Kirsch, Manager for Quality Services, Global Operations Team, Booz Allen Hamilton.
Event Details  ·  Feb 27, 2008


News Feeds

Talking is Pharmacists' Weapon Against Errors
News Item  ·  National Feed  ·  Feb 14, 2008_  right

SOX Still Kicking Six Years Later
News Item  ·  National Feed  ·  Feb 14, 2008_  right

Communication Is Key to Improving Healthcare, Agency Believes
News Item  ·  National Feed  ·  Feb 14, 2008_  right

GM to Recall More Than 180,000 Chevy HHRs
News Item  ·  National Feed  ·  Feb 14, 2008_  right


Just because everything is different doesn't mean that anything has changed. - Irene Peter, American epigrammatist

ASQ Washington, DC & Maryland Metro Section 509
P.O. Box 8253   ·  Gaithersburg, MD  20898
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