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Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Amphora Restaurant

Herndon, VA

Directions to the Restaurant

Child Safety

Mr. Houseman

  • Mr. Houseman brings 30 years of experience in Quality Assurance and Business Process Engineering in the areas of Hardware QA, Software QA and the delivery of IT services to the Federal Government. The result is in an excellent understanding of the hardware and software development processes along with detailed understanding of Configuration and Data Management processes.
  • Mr. Houseman specializes in developing a sound business infrastructure for small businesses wishing to become more profitable or to compete with the larger companies through the establishment of effective, efficient operating processes. A lean documentation set, Balanced Scorecard initiatives scaled to a company's size, complexity and maturity level are 3 areas in which Mr. Houseman has expertise.
  • Mr. Houseman has lead a series of highly successful Quality Management System initiatives including multiple ISO 9001 implementations, AS9100 and various other quality programs such as MIL-Q-9858A and AQAP-1. Mr. Houseman is a Certified ISO 9001:2000 Lead Internal Auditor and a Certified Internal Auditor for AS-9100 Revision B.
  • Mr. Houseman was a former U.S. Naval Aviator and holds a BA in Business Administration from Westminster College, an MA in Business Administration and Human Relations from Webster University and most recently, a Master Certificate in Applied Project Management from Villanova University.


  1. Intro
    1. Do abductions, kidnappings and child molestations happen so seldom that parents needn't fear it?
    2. Types/Categories of abductions
    3. Secondary Victims of Child Abductions
    4. Current Events: Why some abducted children stay or don't try to escape
    5. The role of complacency
    6. Police Response to Child Abductions
    1. Is there a solution?
    2. What, if anything, works?
    3. If anything works, who can do something about it?
    4. Child Safety Rules
    5. What do I do if my child becomes missing?



Email by Friday 16 October to register for this dinner meeting and presentation. Cost for dinner is $25.00 per person if reservations are made by deadline, $30 if otherwise. There is no charge to attend for the presentation only. But, if your plans change, please contact, and let us know.


5:30pm - 6:30pm Monthly Board Meeting
6:30pm - 7:00pm Registration & Networking
7:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner
8:00pm - 9:00pm Section Business & Presentation

Meetings are open to all members as well as to the public.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, 18 November 2009 - Amphora, Herndon, VA

If you attend ASQ Section 0511 monthly dinner meetings and pay for three dinners, then your fourth dinner at one of our meetings is free!!!

Call for Speakers!!!
Would you or someone you know like to speak at a future ASQ meeting? We're always looking for volunteers. Be creative! Exercise your public presentation skills! Earn recertification credits! Get a free dinner! Please contact

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