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  • ASQ Central Iowa: 2020 Leadership Nominations
    ASQ Members and Friends, Our ASQ mission is to increase the use and impact of quality in response to the diverse needs in Central Iowa and beyond. We believe in cultivating excellence through quality, and sustaining that value for our members, their organizations and communities. This year, our members have been engaged through facility and business ... more
  • Section 1302 Offers Online Instructor-Led ASQ Certification Training
    ASQ Section 1302 in Nebraska is offering ONLINE (Instructor-led) Primer Classes for CQE, CQA, CQT, CSSBB and CMQ/OE.  Please visit their web site for more information and to register:  http://www.asq-1302.org/education-and-training/ more

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Chris Gray
Will you take a few minutes to review the attached slide deck from Dr. James Summers’ presentation, “Influence: ...
Chris Gray Nov '19
Chris Gray
Happy World Quality Month everyone!  

Have you taken the "which guru are you" quiz?   Reply here if you'd like to ...
Chris Gray Nov '19
Kavita Puvvula
The Chapter would like to know the member interests for the Fall Family Event (probably on Oct 19th or Oct 26th). ...
Kavita Puvvula Sep '19
By all means, please don't hesitate to propose other locations or ideas - we can definitely consider for another ...
Max Porter Max Porter Sep '19
I vote for the Orchard on the 19th.
Note that the 26th is a home football game for ISU, so nothing works for me on that ...
I like all options, but would probably choose #3 (volunteer service followed by social gathering).  I've heard ...
One vote for option #3.👍
One vote for Smash Park
Looks like Smash Park is the winner and the event will be scheduled for Oct 19th; please watch out for more info in ...

You voted and we responded!!!

When: Saturday,
October 19, 2019, 1.00p-3.00p

Where: Smash Park
6625 Coachlight ...
Chris Gray
As graduates are walking across the stage to grab their freshly-printed diploma, I'm reminded that our ASQ ...
Chris Gray May '19
Chris Gray
The 2019 Iowa Performance Excellence Conference (iPEX) is taking place May 7 - 8 at the Meadows Events & Conference ...
Chris Gray Apr '19
Scott Burgmeyer
We are continuing to gather potential breakout speakers and want to invite you to participate.  If you have a topic ...
Scott Burgmeyer Feb '19
Chris Gray
Do you have a Quality job opening that you would like to communicate to our section members?  Just navigate to the ...
Chris Gray Jan '19
Chris Gray
Please see attached job description
Chris Gray Jan '19
Chris Gray
Blue Ridge ASQ Section 1108 offers webinars throughout the year.  Click the top "EVENTS" menu in my.asq to view ...
Chris Gray Nov '18
Chris Gray Chris Gray Nov '18
The Blue Ridge section is excited to offer webinars during the week of November 5, 2018, to commemorate World ...
Chris Gray Chris Gray Jan '19
Tuesday, January 15, 2019: "Line of Sight Management through TQM", by Bill Hemminger, President & CEO, Bank ...
Chris Gray Chris Gray Jan '19
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019: "The Happiness Effect", by Brooks Carder, Ph.D., Principal at Carder & Associates, ...
Chris Gray Chris Gray Mar '19
March Webinar Schedule:
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019: "Small Talk, Big Impact: The Importance of Social Engagement at ...
David Bartholmy
QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability in Work and in Life by John G. Miller
David Bartholmy Aug '18

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Serving the central Iowa region, the goals of this geographical section of ASQ are to promote and stimulate interest in the field of Quality, to promote professionalism among its members, and to provide a platform for members to network and share experiences and information.

Board Chair (ASQ Central Iowa)
Eleke Ukpabi

Vice Chair
Kavita Puvvula

Audit Chair
Living History Farms Liaison
David Bartholmy

Ning Zhou

Program Chair
Keerthi Kalivarapu

Membership Chair
Ben Gray

Certification Chair
Don Benbow
915 W. Merle Hibbs Unit 316
Marshalltown, IA 50158-4738

Internet Liaison
Chris Gray
Des Moines, IA 50309, United States