ASQ Quality Management Division Elected Officer Nominees For The 2020-2021 Term
The ASQ Quality Management Division nominating committee is pleased to announce the nomination of our elected officers for the 2020-2021 two-year term. The nominating committee has taken the guidance of the majority of the QMD leadership team in nominating:
Michael Hirt – Secretary
Michael has served the members of the Quality Management Division since 2010 starting out on the CMQ/OE exam subcommittee. He has served on the QMD leadership council since 2015 as vice chair of operations and vice chair of membership. Michael is an ASQ Fellow.
Denis Devos – Chair Elect
Denis has served the Quality Management Division first as a deputy vice chair global initiatives for QMD then in 2012 he was appointed to the vice chair global initiatives position. Denis has served on the WCQI Program Committee and presented on behalf of the Quality Management Division at several conferences over the years. He is a contributor to the Certified Manager of Quality/ Organizational Excellence Handbook. Denis is an ASQ Fellow.
The nomination process follows the ASQ Technical Communities Council procedure for Technical Communities Structure section 4.19 Nominations and Election Process. The QMD Nominating Committee consists of Janice Tucker, QMD immediate past chair, Jerry Rice, QMD chair, and Peggy Milz, QMD chair elect. The QMD leadership council was consulted to determine who to bring forward as elected officer nominees.
Additional nominations from the general QMD membership require submission of a nomination petition, signed by at least 10 Professional members, and submitted to the QMD secretary, Sandra Low prior to October 23, 2019. Additional nominees must be a member of ASQ in good standing and a member of the Quality Management Division. It is preferred that the nominee have served as a member leader in the past.
If there are no additional qualified candidates nominated for any elected position by October 23, 2019, the QMD Nominating Committee nominees will be declared elected by acclamation at the November meeting of the QMD Leadership Team.
If there are two or more qualified members nominated for the same elected position, an election will be conducted with all members of QMD in good standing eligible to vote with a majority required for approval of a candidate.
ChairASQ Quality Management Division