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November ISO 9000 UG Meeting  

Skanska USA Building Inc.
1801 Research Boulevard
Suite 103
Rockville, Maryland  20850

Nov 14, 2007    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"Maturity Model or Conformity Standard: CMMi or ISO 9001: Which is Better?"

Presented by
Sophia Rouse, Quality Manager

Speaker: Ms. Rouse has over two decades of experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Management Systems, and Regulatory Affairs. Her industry experiences include: Food, Medical Device, Aerospace, Telecommunications, and Software Development.  Ms. Rouse is currently responsible for ensuring compliance to CMMI L3 for two projects for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid in Baltimore, MD.  Her past experiences have included establishing and maintaining quality systems requiring compliances to the FDA Quality System Regulations, FAA Flammability Standards, CE Marking, TL 9000, ISO 9000, and ISO 13485.   She earned a B.S. in Accounting; B.S. in Business Administration/Economics; and a Masters of Business Administration.  Ms. Rouse is a RAB-Certified ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Lead Auditor.  Additionally, she is currently a member of the Northrop Grumman Engineering Process Group; and a member of the Board of Examiners for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards Program/U.S. Senate Productivity Award.

The meeting will be held at our NEW LOCATION, Skanska USA Building Inc., 1801 Research Boulevard, Suite 103, Rockville, MD 20850.

The meeting will start at 5:30 pm. Attendees are invited to participate in the networking as well as the free pizza and soft drink portion of the meeting.  Advanced registration is not required.

For additional information please contact:
Laura Cottingham, at . Or, contact: Tiffany McDonald, Vice-Chair (Meeting Facilities) at .  Or, contact: Suzi Wesch, Vice-Chair (Communications) at or Felicia Reed, Vice-Chair (Programs) at

For more information and directions to Skanska USA, see the November 2007 ISO UG Meeting Announcement.