Welcome to the Minnesota Section Community! Our mission is to foster personal and professional relationships, connections and sense of belonging and to equip our community with the skills, competencies and knowledge that create Excellence Through Quality.

We hope to see you at one of our monthly meetings hosted on the second Tuesday of each month September thru May at various locations throughout the Twin Cities. We also host a variety of workshops and certification prep classes throughout the year.

Questions? Send email to info@mnasq.org.


  • Call For Presenters - Extended!
    MNASQ has a long history of hosting a quality conference to provide training and education, discussion and networking.  We are pleased to be hosting the 2020 Minnesota Quality Conference with the theme: “Quality Leadership - Planning a Vision for the Future." We are expecting more than 300 attendees from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South ... more
  • COVID-19 Response
    We want to assure you that we are monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and are working to ensure we meet the needs of our members as well as provide for the health and safety of our volunteers. This unprecedented health situation is changing quickly and has already been disruptive to many businesses across the globe. We are looking at ... more
  • Registration Now Open For Q1 - Q2 Exam Prep
    MNASQ is hosting several Certification Exam Preparation classes to help your career advancement. Exam Prep Schedule CQE Exam Prep - registration closes April 1 CCT Exam Prep - registration closes April 18 CRE Examp Prep - registration closes April 20 CMQOE Exam Prep   - registration closes April 24 CQT Exam Prep - registration closes May 2 For Exam ... more

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Girish Kumar Gopalakrishnan 8731
It's been a while since I checked in with our community. During these tough times, the best way to been in touch with ...
Thank you for your feedback, Hannah. 

One of my favorites from the Monthly bundles was a presentation by Mike ...
In light of how our social dynamic has shifted over the last month, I think there is a great opportunity to be ...
    Mark Swanson 2676
    Please help us continue to plan for the MN ASQ Quality Conference (November 4-5), Please follow or  copy and paste ...
    Mark Swanson Apr '20
    Karen Maskell 469
    The ASQ Division is hosting a webinar on April 23rd @ 6pm CDT. See attached flyer for details.

    Topic: Innovation ...
    Karen Maskell Mar '20
    Aaron Wrixton 10889
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Performs complete layout inspection by measuring dimensions, such as ...
    Aaron Wrixton Dec '19
    Karen Maskell 469
    Are you going to be joining us at the Minnesota Quality Conference?  I'm curious which presentations you are most ...
    Karen Maskell Nov '19
    Ryan Fleser 6477
    I have been involved in the Quality profession starting at Texas Instruments in the 1980s to my current position as ...
    Ryan Fleser Oct '19
    Welcome, Ryan!  Did you work for Texas Instruments in Minnesota?  Or are you a transplant (like me!)?

    Michael Mercer 9916
    I have run a small quality consulting business since retiring from 3M in 2008.  I helped a small manufacturer ...
    Michael Mercer Oct '19
    Thanks for introducing yourself, Mike!  I'd be interested in hearing about your ISO9001:2015 upgrade ...
    Girish Kumar Gopalakrishnan 8731
    I'm excited to bring up this topic on the World Quality Month which falls on November. As I was researching this ...
    Those are great involvement activities with a strong Quality theme. 
    Theo, Kudos to your organization for ...
    Theo Black 489 Theo Black Nov '19
    Hi Girish,

    When I worked at UnitedHealth Group (UHG), we hosted an annual quality conference for quality ...
    Thanks for the reply, Karen. I'll take a look at the reports. 

    I encourage our community to visit this link on the ASQ ...
    One thing you might consider is distributing one of ASQ's research reports on Quality and asking questions about ...
    A few years ago MNASQ brought in a special speaker on the topic of quality for World Quality Month. We also had a ...
    Girish Kumar Gopalakrishnan 8731
    Greetings everyone,
    I'm new to this community so I was wondering how do I begin interacting with the group. I was ...
    I was able to take the Manufacturing Quiz today, scored a 4/10. Not proud of my score☹, but I learned more about ...
    This topic is getting even more interesting as I get to know more. This week,t in fact this entire  month, there are ...
    Karen Maskell 469

    ASQ Minnesota announces its premiere event: the Minnesota Quality Conference.

    Research has shown that ...
    Karen Maskell Oct '19
    This year’s conference is comprised of three tracks – Technical Skills, Risk Management Skills, and Project Soft ...

    Keynote Speaker Announced for Minnesota Quality Conference

    MNASQ is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for ...

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    Founded in 1948, ASQ Minnesota Section has grown to be one of the largest sections within the ASQ community.  With almost 1800 members, approximately 80% of our members live or work within the Greater Twin Cities area. We provide a wide variety of opportunities for individuals seeking to connect with like-minded professionals and increase their ability to make our world work better.

    You can also find us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

    Minneapolis, MN 55415, United States