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We're happy to announce that The ASQ Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor Handbook, Fourth Edition , is now available for order ahead of schedule! The new edition includes FSMA updates, preventive control principles and the importance of food system support programs such as product traceability and recall, facility design, and environmental ... more
Posted by Paul Mignon on Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Division May 7, 2021 10:14 AM CDT
Combinations Products Risk Management Webinar 5/12/2021 5:00 PM CDT by ASQ Medical Device Division more
Posted by Paul Mignon on Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Division May 3, 2021 1:38 PM CDT
Use this link for FAQs on certification digital badging https://asq.org/cert/faq/digital-badges Or, go to My Account > My Certifications > Digital Badges > Claim My Badges. more
Posted by Paul Mignon on Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Division Feb 28, 2021 5:21 PM CST

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David Davis
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Sarah Christie
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Valerie Strong
Is anyone having trouble getting quality applicants or over qualified, for an entry level ($40k-$55k doe) FSQA ...
Valerie Strong Apr '21

By definition, entry-level means no experience. Perhaps you mean relevant food experience but no QA ...
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Yes, we are having similar challenges with FSQA and SQF Practitioner role that we are currently trying to fill. We ...
Can you elaborate a little on the basic quals you're looking for? For example, are you seeking someone with a 2-year ...
Harischandran S
Hi Everyone, I am new to this community. Am interested in GMP of pharmaceuticals. It will be helpful for me if ...
Harischandran S Apr '21
I suggest you start with the ASQ Pharmaceutical GMP Professional Handbook, H1386, or the current second edition ...
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Wonder if you've details of the
SQA Quality College course on GMP Fundamentals.

I am leading a virtual workshop on excipient GMP auditing in 2 weeks. You can get details at ipec-americas.org
Harischandran - Thanks for asking the question. All of the replies are good. It is an open book test, so you will be ...
A lot depends on your goal for GMP materials. Is it to study for the CPGP exam or to learn basic GMPs. Either way just ...
Deal fellow members,

I am from Canada. Touching the same topic of studying for cGMP. Is there any initiative from ...
Please contact Toronto section for study group.

Luz Tatiana Miranda
Gl obally today, ' resilience ' and ' digital fluency ' are consistently rated as the two most important skills ...
Great question, Tatiana. I would say I have 'resilience' - experience, learning, growing, and maturing help ...
Thanks for sharing, Tim!
I really like your response and would like to add to it.

To help develop resilience you can consider the ...
    Paul Mignon
    This is a great presentation on ASQ value and career progression with ASQ behind you!
    Paul Mignon Feb '21
    hi - thank you - I am a member of this technical community as well.
    Mark Green
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    Mark Green Feb '21
    Timothy Parrent
    The FD&C Division would like to know your interest in having a division member mentor or being a mentor to ...
    Timothy Parrent Feb '21
    Hello Timothy,

    I’m interested in being mentored.

    Thank you,
    Norm Howe Norm Howe Feb '21
    I'd like to volunteer to mentor someone in creating a strong quality culture.
    Hi Timothy,

    I'm in.

    I'd like to be mentored. Thanks for the potential opportunity to learn.,
    Tim: Beneficial for Students and NextGens, to be sure. And Karina Rodriguez the NextGen Chair for our ASQ FDC ...
    Hi Timothy,

    I am interested in mentoring and being mentored as well. My expertise range from Project management, ...
    Hi Timothy,

    I am interested in being mentored in Project Management and QMS Auditing.

    Thank you,
    I am interested in being mentored in Black Six Sigma, and project management
    Thank you
    Jami Silar Jami Silar Feb '21
    Hi Timothy,

    I am interested in being mentored in Project Management and QMS Auditing. Thank you for this ...
    Great idea. I could be a mentor for food, supplements or cosmetics on topics such as general quality, quality ...
    Jeremiah Genest
    I'm preparing to do video interviews with our C-suite and other key leaders to discuss why quality is important. ...
    Jeremiah Genest Feb '21
    1) What behaviors do you exhibit that others can model that demonstrates a commitment to quality
    2) What decision ...
    Norm Howe
    Excited to be a new member of ASQ and the FD&C Division.  I've been in the quality and manufacturing business ...
    Norm Howe Jan '21

    I focus on auditing and leave the FDA Compliance generating and establishing up to others who are more current ...
    Norm Howe Norm Howe Jan '21
    Nice to 'meet' you, Bob.  Well, we all have our different roles and that's a good thing.  One amazing thing that we ...
    Welcome Norm!
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    Tim Parrent
    Division Chair

    Paul Mignon

    Amanda Gainey
    Immediate Past Chair & Nominating Chair

    Lance Harding

    Lisa El-Shall
    Secretary & Voice of the Customer Chair

    Rosemarie Christopher
    Scholarship and Membership Chair

    June Morita
    Audit Chair & Midwest Discussion Groups

    Communities of Excellence (COE)
    Food COE Leader: Tatiana Miranda
    Drug COE Leader: Mark Durivage
    Cosmetics COE Leader: Tim Parrent

    Cathelene Compton
    Social Media/Internet Liaison Chair

    Certification Chairs
    CFSQA: Kyle Tatum/Todd Jacobs