Welcome to the Audit Division

Our MyASQ Community is dedicated to advancing quality audit knowledge:
  • addressing new hot topics
  • providing discussion forums
  • supporting auditor training and competency
  • building networks
We will be sharing new webinars, conferences, and audit discussion here.  Please start a discussion if you have a question or just want to talk quality auditing.

If you would like to see something specific posted or discussed, please reach out to any of the Community Admins.

Please invite your fellow ASQ members to become active members of our community.

Happy Auditing!!

The next ASQ Audit Division Conference will be held October 4th - 9th, 2022 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel at the Entrance to Universal Orlando in Orlando, Florida.

Audit Division Leadership
Position Name
Chair Susanne Burke
Chair-Elect George Kiakis
Secretary Susan Gorveatte
Immediate Past Chair/Nominating Chair Billi Jo (BJ) Johnson
Technical Standards Chair John Mascaro
Webinar Chair Angelo Scangas
Publicity Chair Andrew Davison
Social Media Chair Kristen Wagner
Newsletter Editor Olamide (Ola) Okikiolu
Technical Program Chair for WCQI Bill Hackett
Social Responsibility Chair Dennis Welch
Arrangements Chair Dennis Welch
Treasurer Billi Jo (BJ) Johnson
Education and Training Chair Murray Gonzalez
Membership Chair Siobhan Ashmore
Recertification Chair Jessica Leung
Internet Liaison Byron Mattingly
Voice of Customer Chair Santosh Mishra



The Audit Division is excited to announce that our final featured keynote is Ann Jordan, CEO of ASQ! Ann Jordan joined the American Society for Quality (ASQ) in 2017 and was named CEO in January 2021. Her expertise in the intricacies of association management and need for quality governance in a not-for-profit organization has helped ASQ evolve and ... more
Posted by Kristen Wagner on Audit Division Sep 26, 2022 9:43 AM CDT
Did you know the ASQ Audit Division dates back to 1975? Learn more about the Audit Division's beginnings and to see how far we have come in this great compilation of our history - https://my.asq.org/communities/files/173/10930 What is your favorite memory or fact about the Audit Division? Join us in celebration of our first conference since 2019 this ... more
Posted by Kristen Wagner on Audit Division Sep 20, 2022 9:37 AM CDT
Featured Keynote for the up and coming ASQ Audit Division Conference October 6th and 7th in Orlando Florida - James F Leonard, Sr. Consultant, Quality Support Group James F. Leonard is a consultant and educator who specializes in teaching the principles of the late Dr. W. Edwards Deming as a new system of management. Over the past 40 years, he has ... more
Posted by Kristen Wagner on Audit Division Sep 15, 2022 9:03 AM CDT

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Recent Discussions

Santosh Mishra
If you did not attend the session by Diana on 26th August on integrated audit organized by the Audit ...
Santosh Mishra Aug '21
Heather Wade
I will be traveling and taking the CQA exam away from home. I would like to be efficient in what reference materials I ...
Heather Wade Aug '19
The most valuable study  material for me is the GLOSSARY.
I used the CMQ/OE text book glossary to study for the CQA.
I'll second Heather's recommendations.  I recertified just yesterday and the ASQ Auditing Handbook was my only ...
William Hackett
Each year the Audit Division considers endorsing papers submitted for WCQI that relate to the Audit Division’s ...
William Hackett Aug '22

@William Hackett This is such a great opportunity! Let's get the word out, there is only one more week to go!

@William HackettWhat a great experience.

Rhonda Goss
How are we going to expand knowledge of the Audit Division when only members can access this site?
Rhonda Goss Jun '19
Hi Rhonda,
Thanks for your question.  At this time it is true that only Audit Division Member may access the Audit ...

…I just realized that too!🧐

Susan Gorveatte
2022 Audit Division Conference Thursday, October 6 & Friday, October 7, 2022 Join me! Don't miss out on the early ...
Susan Gorveatte Jun '22
Kristen Wagner
Hello! The ASQ Audit Division wants to use the MyASQ platform not only to support continuous improvement and ...
Kristen Wagner Aug '21

I will go first -

My name is Kristen Wagner and I am from Minnesota, AKA the Frigid North.

I started my professional ...

Hi there! I'm Susan Gorveatte, President of Gorveatte Consulting Inc. based in Windsor, Ontario, and Halifax, ...

Hello. I work at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia. We have a small ...

Hi Jacob! Welcome to the community. I think we can all associate with your comment of “wearing many hats". We ...


My name is Matt Layell and I am in Eastern North Carolina.

I've been in manufacturing for over thirty years ...

Sheri Dorman
During An IATF 16949:2016 audit, it was observed that an inspector manually wrote down a dimension that was out of ...
Sheri Dorman Mar '22

Hello - Was the company's procedure reviewed to determine if it is documented what an operator is supposed to do ...

I would recommend using a validated Excel form to enter the data. The Excel sheet can be formatted to include the ...

Thanks Ladies for your input! Much appreciated!

Betty Leonhard
I'm looking for a few real-world examples of how companies meet this 8.5.6 requirement. What changes would this ...
Betty Leonhard Apr '21
Hi Betty,
At my last job where I worked for a company that designed and built jet engine test systems, we would have 3 ...
That sounds great for 8.3.6 which is design changes.

I'm curious about 8.5.6 which is for production changes.
Good Afternoon Betty,

"The organization shall review and control changes for production or service provision, ...

    The way I approach Change control - be it process of document related, I established a Change Control Form ...

    Hello Betty,
    I'm one of the instructors for our ISO 9001:2015 Requirements from A to Z classes. We have an ...

    Jessica Leung
    Fall is coming! I know you see it - the return of pumpkin everything in the stores and shops, the halloween ...
    Jessica Leung Sep '21

    Thank you for sharing such an important message about recertification.

    Matthew Miller
    Good morning, I have been performing internal audits for our company for about 4 years now. Every time I think I know ...
    Matthew Miller Dec '20
    Oh well, I was hoping a membership with ASQ would help me as our auditor from SAI Global suggested, but I guess not.
    Hi Matt, 
    First, what did you answer when the auditor asked you why you hadn't audited sub-processes?  I thought ...
    Duke Okes Duke Okes Jan '21
    Use a risk-based approach to decide what sub-processes to audit and how frequently.

    1. Sit down with the process ...
    I'm four months in at my current co. And I'm trying to audit every process this year. I've got a list of about 60 of ...

    Matthew, your pose a good question. I dislike the feedback from your auditor a lot. For several reasons. If we go to ...

    Well articulated! Yes Risk based approach is the best way forward. We should not be doing internal audits for audit ...

    You can’t audit your own work. You will have to train a second auditor for that.

    Hi Matthew, it looks like you are getting some traction on your post (I'm thinking in December members were doing ...

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    Community Information
    What is the Audit Division?
    ASQ’s Audit Division is a team of professionals interested
    in learning more about and advancing auditing as a profession.
    Being a member connects you with a peer network of more
    than 7,000 individuals from around the world. The Audit
    Division provides a venue where people can network with
    people who do similar work and have a common interest
    in performance excellence.

    What is the Membership?
    Through membership in the Audit Division, members can
    share and learn from individuals at leading worldwide
    organizations that are transforming and improving auditing.
    The membership is comprised of people from all levels
    of an organization, CEOs, Presidents, Senior and Middle
    Management, as well as personnel who perform audits and
    assessments of their organizations.