2 ASQ Section 0511 Meeting Announcement

ASQ Section 0511 January 2023 Meeting Announcement

Wednesday, 11 January 2023

(A) 2023 Section Chair’s Report

Presented by Ken Rapuano, ASQ Section 0511 Chair

Ken Rapuano

(B) Professional Night: Path to Quality, Part 2

Conducted by Quality Professionals of ASQ Section 0511

Short Description:

Ken Rapuano is Section 0511 Elected Chair for 2023. He will present his Section Chair’s Report to brief the participants on the State of the Section. This is the second Section Chair’s Report that follows the precedent of the first such Report of January 2022. This includes the Section’s Strategy, Priorities, and a walk-through of Initiatives that the Section carries out.

After the Section Chair’s Report for the balance of the meeting time, we will conduct Part 2 of the second Professional Night: Path to Quality of last month. Nine (9) randomly selected Quality Professionals spoke for 5-6 minutes each, introduced by three (3) moderators, at the December 2022 meeting. Time permitting, we will give floor to several more Quality Professionals to introduce themselves at this January 2023 meeting.

Speaker Background:

Ken Rapuano is a Senior Chemist at HydroGeoLogic, Inc., a Reston-based environmental firm. He has been an IHMM-Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) since 2010 and an ASQ-Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) since 2015.

His expertise includes analytical chemistry, data validation and usability assessments, and health and safety. He also supports database management and risk assessment.

Outside of work, he is still playing Dungeons and Dragons and has been known to take an occasional interest in beer brewing, history, sports, computer games, and cats.

Ken was elected as the Section 0511 Secretary for 2019-2021, then was elected as the Section Vice Chair for 2022, and he is now the elected Section Chair for 2023. In addition to leading the Section as its Chair, Ken also generously continues leading the following three (3) initiatives:

Program Content:

Section Business. The Section Business part of the meeting will likely be shorter than usual as a number of Section Business items will be touched upon in the Section Chair’s Report.

Section Chair’s Report. After that, the Chair will present his Report on the State of the Section. This is the Report promised to you at the December 2022 meeting.

Professional Night: Path to Quality, Part 2. Whatever time remains, we will continue with the introductions of the Quality Professionals started in December 2022.

Additional Information:

Nine (9) Questions for Each Meeting Participants to Answer:

I. Quality Professional

II. Relationship with ASQ

III. Work

IV. Expectations

Registration Link

There is no charge to attend. To register, please use our on line reservation form which can be used up to the day of the meeting. If your plans change, please contact dba23@asq0511.org, and let us know.

Webinar Link / Meeting Instructions

February 2023 Member Meeting Information:

Saturday, 11 February 2023, The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (the Chantilly Branch of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum)

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 when resume our dinner meetings! Please contact programs23@asq0511.org.

About Us:

ASQ Section 0511 is a geographic community in Northern Virginia that lives intertwined with the network of ASQ Divisions and technical communities specializing in specific quality domains and supporting ASQ Certifications in their domains.