ASQ Tucson Old Pueblo Section 0707

ASQ Tucson Old Pueblo Section 0707
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ASQ has changed its fiscal year to a calendar year, January-December.
Membership renewal terms will not be affected.
Membership is for one year starting the month you joined.
Joni Judd, Fiscal Year Committee Member

2014 Certification Testing PDF Print E-mail

Pima Community College Downtown Campus has been reserved for our 2014 Certification Testing.
Testing will be held on the following Saturdays:

  • June 7,2014
  • October 4,2014
  • December 6, 2014

Testing will be held in Classroom CC 251

You can view the PCC Campus Map and select Downtown Campus for information regarding parking and location.

Please visit to apply for a certification testing exam. 
The central ASQ site has all the information about each exam, including application deadlines, exam dates, and test sites.
Please visit for more general information.

Good Luck!

Tucson Old Pueblo Section PDF Print E-mail

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Also for more information contact any member of the current board 

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Thank you

Membership Meeting Dates :

Earn points toward your recertification by attending meetings

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Dinner Social Hour 6:30 - 7:00
Meeting 7:00 – 8:00                             Location TBD


April  16, 2014 Joint APICS & Membership meeting

APICS/ASQ panel discussion

  Meeting:     April 16 at Old Pueblo Grill;  

Yes, it will be a group of people sitting around and "talkin' shop," and that can be whatever we make it.  Members who will share their experiences and ideas.


MENU (choose) : Carne Asada - Avocado Chicken - Grilled Shrimp


 $25 professional   $10 student

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 where you can reach board members for information or if you want to be dropped off this list. 

May 13, 2014 SARSEF Winners presentation
& Membership meeting 

SARSEF    Membership meeting   Where: Modular Mining Systems Inc 3289 East Hemisphere Loop Tucson, AZ 85706

Sign up for Pizza Dinner.


June 10, 2014  Make up Meeting  - Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)

with  Walter Tighe is President of Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc

The Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) is the expense incurred due to waste, inefficiencies and/or defects. Companies typically waste 25-35% of their operating budgets doing things wrong, or failing to capitalize on opportunities. This presentation will discuss the contributors, the economics of quality, using data, and methods for calculating the Cost of Poor Quality. 


Walter Tighe is President of Sustaining Edge Solutions, Inc. a management systems consulting and training firm. Founded in 2002, the company is a full service provider of design, development and training of global management systems such as ISO 9001, AS9100 Aerospace, and Environmental, Medical Devices, Automotive, Information Security, ITAR, NADCAP, Lean and Six Sigma improvement. Walter has over twenty-six years' expertise in operational and quality management systems improvement. He has a MBA, University of Redlands, an ASQ Senior Member, an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a RABQSA Certified Quality Management Systems Auditor. As a Quality Manager with the Department of Defense, he led the first DoD Kaizen Lean Manufacturing program saving over $6 million in operating costs.

Planning Meetings over the Summer
Sept  2014 Membership meeting To Be announced
Oct  2014 Membership meeting To Be announced
Nov  2014 Membership meeting To Be announced
Dec  2014 Membership meeting To Be announced

Save the Date  -2014 World Conference  May 5-7 2014 Dallas Texas
ASQ TOPS logo shirts should be available at the meeting at a price of $15.

If you requested a shirt at one of the last meetings and you are at the meeting please plan to pick it up. You will get first option.

Click here to view Upcoming Certification Exams

Reminder: Next ASQ TOPS Board Meeting - Last Monday of each month is open to all members.

Next meeting: April 28th @  5:30   at Library at Ina and Shannon behind the DMV   all are welcome to attend

Yearly Board Meetings Schedule  will be planned over the summer for 2014-2015

More information to be posted after the Board Meeting.

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Holiday Inn Tucson Airport-North 4550 South Palo Verde Road

ASQ Tucson Old Pueblo Section (TOPS) is affiliated with the American Society for Quality as Section 0707. ASQ is the leading quality improvement organization in the United States, with more than 130,000 individual and 1,000 sustaining members worldwide.

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