Diverse ASQ Board of Directors Set to Provide Strategic Leadership for Global Organization

Diverse ASQ Board of Directors Set to Provide Strategic Leadership for Global Organization

For Immediate Release

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 1, 2014 — ASQ, the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries, has named its 2014 board of directors, which includes members from organizations of various industry sectors worldwide.

ASQ’s diverse board of directors represents the society’s membership worldwide. The board of directors supports ASQ’s global growth, most recently into the Middle East and North Africa region, where ASQ opened a regional service center in 2013. In addition to its world headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, ASQ has national service centers in Mexico, India, China.

ASQ’s board of directors is responsible for the supervision of the global society, including adopting a strategic plan and budget, setting direction, providing resources, approving policies and more. Directors include:

  • Stephen K. Hacker, Chair, Transformation Systems International LLC
  • John C. Timmerman, Past Chair, Gallup Inc.
  • Cecilia L. Kimberlin, Chair-elect, Abbott (retired)
  • Chava Scher, Treasurer, RAFAEL-Advanced Defense Systems (retired)
  • Heather L. Crawford, Apollo Endosurgery
  • Raymond R. Crawford, Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Ha C. Dao, Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
  • Julia K. Gabaldón, Quality New Mexico
  • Gary N. Gehring, Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations
  • David B. Levy, Tekni-Plex Flexibles Division
  • Sylvester (Bud) M. Newton, Jr., Alcoa
  • Daniella A. Picciotti, Bechtel
  • Steven J. Schuelka, SJS Consulting
  • Kush K. Shah, General Motors
  • James B. Shore, Nipro Healthcare
  • Daniel E. Sniezek, Lockheed Martin (retired)
  • Joal Teitelbaum, Joal Teitelbaum Escritório de Engenharia
  • G. Geoffrey Vining, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech
  • Alejandra Vicenttin, Vicenttin Performance Excellence & Kaizen
  • Bharat Wakhlu, Tata Services Ltd./Division of Tata Sons


About ASQ

ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at asq.org.


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