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: Michelle Jirak 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
Scholarships: Meena Chettiar Biomedical Consortium: Tim Peterson
Nominations: John Flipse MFESTS Liaison: Theo Black

Our monthly meetings have gone virtual during 2022. We will continue virtual meetings for the time being to ensure accessibility to the greater MN audience.

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.


Posted by Laura Esanbock on Minnesota Section Oct 14, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
From the MNASQ Programs Committee: Looking for speakers to round out the 2022 season! Do you have a good story or experience to share? How about a good technique? Our members would love to get that knowledge and experience, right from our own experienced members. If interested, please contact Matt Elisiario at ... more
Posted by Laura Esanbock on Minnesota Section Aug 10, 2022 1:37 AM CDT
The June 2022 Program Speaker, Mike Mercer, provided a customized opportunity for our members. A special 60 day trial instead of the 15 day version especially for this group of Minnesota ASQ members, allowing you plenty of time to try it out. Use the special website address https://pbcharts.com/get-pbcharts-60/ and the coupon code PBCharts60 To ... more
Posted by Karen Maskell on Minnesota Section Jul 6, 2022 4:58 PM CDT

Upcoming Events

Date & Time
9750 Rockford Rd
Plymouth, MN 55442
United States

Recent Discussions

Aaron Wrixton
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Performs complete layout inspection by measuring dimensions, such as ...
Aaron Wrixton Dec '19
Jarrod Watson
Good Morning, Since the conference is in conjunction with the MD&M Conference, do we need to register for the ...
Jarrod Watson Sep '22
Michael Mercer
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 ...
JoAnn Christensen
When will the certs (RUs) be sent out for the Feb meeting?
Karen Maskell
ASQ Minnesota announces its premiere event: the Minnesota Quality Conference. Research has shown that ...
Karen Maskell Oct '19
Keynote Speaker Announced for Minnesota Quality Conference

MNASQ is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for ...
This year’s conference is comprised of three tracks – Technical Skills, Risk Management Skills, and Project Soft ...

Hannah Boyer
Job Title: Quality Engineer BIOLYPH is growing! We are seeking an experienced, team-oriented and responsive ...
Hannah Boyer Mar '21
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 ...
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
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!)?

Andrew Collins
Hello, Is there any talk of members putting together site visits in the near future? I am very curious to see ...
Andrew Collins Jun '22

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Community Information

Founded in 1948, ASQ Minnesota Section has grown to be one of the largest sections within the ASQ community. With nearly 1300 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