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.

Chair: Harry Spinks Chair-elect: Helen Swanson
Past Chair: John Flipse Director: Wayne Ellison 
Director: Theo Black Director: Jim Nelson
PR/Marketing: Laura Esanbock Membership: Carl McBurney
Secretary:  Judy Castriotta Treasurer: Mark Swanson
Conference: TBD Technology: Atef Azer
Outreach: OPEN Southern Outreach: Jodi Miller
Social Media: Megan Stegge VOC: Karen Maskell
Programs: Edward Andrews Programs:  Matt Elisiario
Education : Norman Witteborg Biomedical Consortium: Karen Peifer
Nominations: Meena Chettiar Biomedical Consortium: Tim Peterson

Our monthly meetings have gone virtual during 2022. We will continue virtual meetings for the time being due to the pandemic.

MNASQ hosts a variety of workshops and certification prep classes throughout the year. Keep an eye on Upcoming Events.
Questions? Send email to info@mnasq.org.
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Please join me in celebrating our January member spotlight, Abdul Kaissi! Abdul has been very active in our section and has participated in the annual conference planning committee for the past three years! Thank you, Abdul, for your valuable volunteer work and we're fortunate to have you in our section! Highest academic degree? Ph.D. in Mechanical ... more
Posted by Carl McBurney on Minnesota Section Jan 18, 2022 7:30 AM CST
Two Day Workshop February 9th and 10th, 2022 Biomedical manufacturers and their suppliers rely on an effective quality management system to ensure they produce safe and effective products, and comply with numerous regulatory requirements. Despite the critical importance of the quality management system, many of those working for these types of ... more
Posted by Theo Black on Minnesota Section Jan 5, 2022 4:54 PM CST
Presentation This presentation will discuss the key features involved in setting up / building your Quality Management System (QMS) so you are ready for FDA and other supplier/ISO certification related audits. Manufacturers of FDA regulated products such as medical devices, nutraceuticals, food and pharmaceutical products need to understand ... more
Posted by Theo Black on Minnesota Section Jan 5, 2022 10:33 AM CST

Upcoming Events

Date & Time
02/09/2022 8:00am CST
St. Cloud State University - Plymouth
9750 Rockford Road
Plymouth, MN 55442
United States

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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 1400 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.

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