Introducing Me...
Timothy Parrent 1242
Joined 05/11/2018 - 1 Posts
Who am I?  Tim Parrent, Senior Member and CQM/OE
What do I do?  I lead the Corporate Quality Team at Mary Kay responsible for global governance, supplier quality management, and external engagement.  I am also the Division Treasurer and the Leader of the Division's Cosmetic Community of Excellence (COE). 
What is something I would like to learn? I would like to learn more about the Food and Nutritional Industries.
What is something I am willing to share?  I am willing to share my experience and mentor others.

 
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Luz Miranda 578
Joined 04/30/2018 - 2 Posts
Hello team!

Who am I?
  Tatiana Miranda, Leader, CoE Foods and CHA/CFSQA
What do I do?  I am a Principal Quality Engineer at NUTRILITE by Amway, responsible supplier quality management for functional foods. I am also the Food Division Leader- Community of Excellence.
What is something I would like to learn? I would like to learn more about best industry practices for both Food and Dietary Supplements
What is something I am willing to share?  I am willing to share my experience and mentor others.

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Paul Mignon 1546
Joined 05/24/2018 - 2 Posts
Who am I? Paul Mignon, currently Secretary of Division
What do I do? I am a Supplier and Internal Auditor at Central Life Sciences.  Responsible for Food Safety Plan, food, drug and care product compliance for our animal products manufactured on-site and by contract manufacturing.  Also responsible for equipment and process validation at the site.
What is something I would like to learn? More bench marking of best practices in the animal food, drug and cosmetic industries, especially validation and risk management practices.
What is something I am willing to share? I am willing to share audit checklists, basic training presentations and brainstorming.
Stephanie Gaulding 267
Joined 04/21/2018 - 55 Posts
Who am I?  Stephanie Gaulding, CQA and CPGP
What do I do?   I work for a consultancy, Pharmatech Associates, Inc., and help run the Regulatory Compliance business unit as well as execute a variety of projects for pharma, biotech, and medical device clients mostly centered around creating or remediating quality management systems. Prior to moving into consulting 5 years ago, I worked in industry (pharma/biotech/med device/combo products) primarily in Quality Assurance and Quality Control sprinkled with a bit of validation. As of January 2020, I'm the Chair of ASQ Human Development and Leadership Division after serving for the Chair-Elect for the last two years. 
What is something I would like to learn? I haven't spent any time really working in the food or cosmetics space, so I would be interested in learning more about requirements in those regulated segments.
What is something I am willing to share?  Best practices I see working with so many pharma, biotech, and medical device companies; my experience working in these organizations; and probably a lot of other things that I can't remember right now.

 
Jose Luis Sabino Ruiz Granados 2373
Joined 07/22/2018 - 2 Posts
Who am I? Jose Luis Ruiz G. LSSBB.

What do I do? I work for a LINCRECE consultancy, to Pharmaceutical sector, Food and Industrial transformation process and services, applying ISO 9001:2015, FDA and EMA guides in value chain of the organization. Coordinator in the Lean Enterprise manufacturing process and services in transformation processes. 

What is something I would like to learn?  More bench marking of best practices in the food and drug and cosmetic industries, especially validation, risk management practices and Statistical Process Control. 

What is something I am willing to share? I am willing to share audit checklists, experience in implementing improvement initiatives, lessons learned, basic and advanced training presentations and brainstorming.
 
Janeen Skutnik-Wilkinson 10925
Joined 12/10/2019 - 1 Posts
Who am I?  Janeen Skutnik-Wilkinson
What do I do?  Head of Quality Intelligence @ Biogen, Chair of IPEC Americas, member of ICH Quality Discussion Group, Member of ICH Assembly, ICH EWG for Q3D, 
What is something I would like to learn? How companies are evolving their quality systems using AI, as well as how others have evolved their companies Quality Culture
What is something I am willing to share?  I am willing to share my experience and mentor others, 
 
Harika Kotu 5657
Joined 01/28/2019 - 1 Posts
Who am I?  Harika Kotu, CSSGB
What do I do?  Manager, Technology Transfer at Matrivax Corporation with a focus on spearheading end-to-end project operations for GMP manufacturing activities of early phase clinical vaccine drug products and subsequent regulatory submissions. I also had a major part in establishing an in-house GMP facility for my company. I have 6 years of R&D experience in process development manufacturing.
What is something I would like to learn? I am looking to learn the Quality aspects during manufacturing of drugs through this community discussion. I am also preparing for CPGP exam and therefore look forward to any tips and tricks that any of you are willing to share.
What is something I am willing to share? I am willing to share my experiences of on how a highly regulated GMP manufacturing facility is set up from scratch (design space, cleanroom set up, EM monitoring, validation activities, etc.).
Jeremiah Genest 217
Joined 04/20/2018 - 214 Posts
Who am I?  Jeremiah Genest, CPGP, CMQ/OE
What do I do?  Head of Digital Quality at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vector Viral Services. Chair of the Team and Worplace Excellence Forum
What is something I would like to learn? Utilizing new technologies, such as MR, employee engagement systems (etc) to improve on-boarding, engagement and reduce attrition.
What is something I am willing to share?  I love to share and mentor, I have a large body of experience in data integrity, computer system validation, quality systems, change management, knowledge management and technology transfers (among other areas)
Adam Brock 2722
Joined 08/02/2018 - 1 Posts
Who am I? Adam Brock, CQPA-CQA-CSSGB

What do I do? I am the Director of Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Compliance at Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin. I work with the Wisconsin dairy industry in an educational and advisory role with a focus on brand protection

What is something I would like to learn?  Opportunities to transfer best practices across industries, sampling protocol across different industries...pretty much anything!

What is something I am willing to share? I am open to sharing information on the dairy and meat side of the business, audit best practices, presentations - always open to providing insight and presentations on food initiatives.
 
Linda Marcoot 11187
Joined 12/30/2019 - 1 Posts
Who am I?  Linda Marcoot, Registered Dietitian, Masters in Business Administration, ASQCHA, FSPCA Lead Instructor and Qualified Individual, HACCP Certification. 
What do I do? I am Quality and Food Safety Coordinator with Marcoot Jersey Creamery LLC, retired Illinois Department of Public Health- Health Facilities Surveyor, Administrative/Clinical Dietitian.  I am new to ASQ this year.
What is something I would like to more learn?  Quality Management in food (specifically dairy) manufacturing, ISO 22000, ISO 45001, more about becoming involved in ASQ!
What is something I am willing to share?  Regulatory compliance, cGMP, staff training and development
 
Tracy Nwonyimi 11252
Joined 01/03/2020 - 1 Posts
Who am I? Tracy Nwonyimi, BSc Biochemistry, MSc Quality Assurance, HACCP certification. 
What do I do?    Still Searching…Just relocated to Toronto, Canada from France!
What is something I would like to learn more?    I would like to learn more about the food/pharmaceutical/cosmetics industry in Toronto. The certifications needed to enter into the industry and volunteering opportunities to gain experience in Canada.
What is something I am willing to share?  GMP, HACCP, Food safety.