ASQ Section 0511 October 2013 Meeting Announcement

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

updatedAmphora, Herndon

updated1151 Elden Street Herndon VA 20170

updatedDirections to the Amphora in Herndon

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The Red Bead Experiment

Rip Stauffer

Ward Nickisch

Short Narrative/Description:

Speaker Background:

Rip Stauffer uses his extensive experience in total quality and Six Sigma to educate and counsel at all career levels with specific experience in government, manufacturing, medical devices, financial services, and health care organizations. Rip is currently Manager, Quantitative Analysis and Improvement at WBB Inc. in Reston, Virginia. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and is a Certified Quality Engineer, a Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, and a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt. He is also a member of the ASQ Statistics Division. He is a faculty member at Walden University, teaching graduate and undergraduate business statistics courses and international business courses. Rip is author of several articles in Quality Progress, Quality Digest and other publications, and author of the chapter on Six Sigma in the American Management Association’s Project Management Handbook.


Reservations: Cost for dinner is $30.00 per person if reservations are made by the deadline (the Friday before the meeting), $35 if otherwise. There is no charge to attend for the presentation only. To register with or without dinner please use our on line reservation form which can be used up to the Sunday before the meeting. If you wish to make a reservation after the Sunday before the meeting or 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 ASQ members as well as to the public.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, 14 November 2013 - TBD

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