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: John Flipse Chair-elect: Harry Spinks
Past Chair: Theo Black Director: Wayne Ellison 
Director: Meena Chettiar Director: Jim Nelson
PR/Marketing: Theo Black Membership: Carl McBurney
Secretary: Jacqueline Sax Treasurer: Mark Swanson
Conference: Helen Swanson Technology: Atef Azer
Outreach: Kim Johnson Southern Outreach: Jodi Miller
Social Media: Megan Stegge VOC: Karen Maskell
Programs: Edward Andrews Programs: Tim Conway
Education : Jay Jayashankar Education : Chris Anderson
Biomedical Consortium: Karen Peifer Biomedical Consortium: Tim Peterson
Nominations: Meena Chettiar  

Our monthly meetings have gone virtual during the pandemic. We will continue virtual meetings through 2020 and hope to be face to face with you in 2021.

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.



Please join me in celebrating our June member spotlight, Mark Swanson! Mark currently serves as the treasurer on the MNASQ board and has been a valuable volunteer on the Minnesota Quality Conference planning committee for multiple years. Highest academic degree I earned by Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an ... more
Posted by Carl McBurney on Minnesota Section Jun 14, 2021 8:30 AM CDT
Saint Paul, Minn., 5/10/2021 – Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies (MFESTS) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ) - Minnesota Section have named Karen Hulting as the 2021 recipient of the Richard Alberg Distinguished Science and Technology Professional Award. The Minnesota Federation of Engineering, ... more
Posted by Theo Black on Minnesota Section May 18, 2021 10:36 AM CDT
Ann Jordan, ASQ CEO joined the Minnesota Section 1203 Board Meeting on Tuesday May 4, 2021 to present a discussion on ' Key Strategic Initiative to Increase Member Value in 2021 and Beyond' . The meeting was recorded and is available for viewing here: MN Section 1203 Board Meeting - May 4, 2021 Use Passcode: MNASQ1203! more
Posted by Jacqueline Sax on Minnesota Section May 5, 2021 5:45 PM CDT

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Recent Discussions

Hannah Boyer
Job Title: Quality Engineer BIOLYPH is growing! We are seeking an experienced, team-oriented and responsive ...
Hannah Boyer Mar '21
Karen Maskell
Some recent member survey data indicates that our members want to hear more about Quality 4.0 and they might be ...
Karen Maskell Feb '21
Hannah Boyer
Last week at the annual Minnesota Quality Conference, there was a community thread which asked attendees what ...
Hannah Boyer Nov '20
Jim Nelson Jim Nelson Nov '20
Great conference and content!
More Quality 4.0 and some innovation content would be great.
Jim, that is great feedback!  Thank you for sharing!
I would love to see an in-depth seminar on the basics of ISO 14971:2019 for engineers that are new to the medical ...
Karen Maskell
This is the closing note for the Minnesota Quality Conference. Section Chair Theo Black talks about Servant ...
Karen Maskell Nov '20
Wow- that is a powerful question, Karen!  One of the things I love about my ASQ membership is that there are ...
Girish Kumar Gopalakrishnan
It's been a while since I checked in with our community. During these tough times, the best way to been in touch with ...
In light of how our social dynamic has shifted over the last month, I think there is a great opportunity to be ...
    Thank you for your feedback, Hannah. 

    One of my favorites from the Monthly bundles was a presentation by Mike ...
    Mark Swanson
    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
    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
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Performs complete layout inspection by measuring dimensions, such as ...
    Aaron Wrixton Dec '19
    Karen Maskell
    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
    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!)?


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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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    Minneapolis, MN 55415, United States