ASQ Austin - January 2022 General Meeting 3668
ASQ Austin - January 2022 General Meeting

Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald is the CEO/CTO of The McDonald Consulting Group since 1995, working to help clients improve processes to positively affect the bottom line. Mary has held technical and management positions at IBM and Motorola, and has worked with Johnson Controls, the NTSB, EDS, and countless others as a consultant.

Mary holds a BS in Environmental Engineering and MS in Industrial Administration; is a Certified Quality Auditor and a Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor in several standards including Hazardous Substances, Quality, Environmental, Occupational Health/Safety, and Responsible Recycling; and has implemented specialized systems in aerospace, telecom, and automotive.

Mary is the author of several books and articles in systems integration and strategic business planning, and she is a frequent invited speaker at national conferences on topics such as management systems integration, quality tools, and fun subjects like how personality affects job choices or how to figure out your psycho boss.

Checklists - a FLEXIBLE Audit Tool

Checklists, when used correctly, help an auditor plan their time, stay on intended track, and complete an audit. Checklists can also be mis-used, resulting in an inflexible, less-than-optimum audits that do not take a process approach into account, does not provide value add, and does not involve the auditor/auditee in a collaborative relationship.

Come and hear both horror stories and useful tips and tools on how to use a checklist as part of your audit planning and execution process.

Date & Time
Wednesday January 12th, 2022 6:00pm CST
End Date & Time
Wednesday January 12th, 2022 8:00pm CST
University of Texas (UT Club)
DKR Texas Memorial Stadium
2108 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712
United States
Conference, Meeting
Host Type
Additional Information

UT Club Directions (Google Maps)

  • Enter campus from the MANOR RD. entrance off I-35, to the East of the stadium
  • Manor Rd. will turn to Clyde Littlefield Dr., which dead-ends into stadium at UT Club entrance
  • Follow the signs for "UT Club Parking" into the Manor Parking Garage

Parking / Entrance:
  • Park on the northeast corner of Level 3 (closest to UT Club entrance)
  • Enter stadium via the frosted glass doors under the silver "University of Texas Club" awning
  • Take the elevators to the 7th floor where the UT Club Concierge will alert ASQ of your arrival
  • Please remember to bring your parking ticket for validation!

Food / Drinks:

Snacks and drinks will be provided to members and guests compliments of the UT Club. 

Each attendee will also get one free drink ticket for the cash bar.

Cost / RUs:                   

This is a free event for ASQ members & guests. 

0.5 RUs shall be awarded

Event Sponsor Information
ASQ Austin, Section 1414
Category Public Calendar

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Date & Time: 01/12/2022 06:00:00 PM CST