American Society for Quality

Naugatuck Valley Section 0101


Monthly Meeting Notice - Sept 9
Monthly Meeting Notice
When: Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Time: Networking Time: 6:00 to 6:30
Speaker: 6:30 to 7:15
Dinner: 7:15

Topic: Risk management and your quality management system.

Speaker: Bob Parsons

Bob Parsons is the Aerospace Business Unit Director for National Quality Assurance, an internationally recognized certification body headquartered in Acton, MA. Bob has worked in the quality management system field for the past 15 years performing over 1000 audits to the ISO 9001, AS9100, TL9000 and TS16949 standards. He has performed certification audits at NASA, Raytheon, Harley Davidson and Boeing to name just a few companies.

Prior to working at NQA, Bob was a Naval Aviator flying both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft to include 4 months in the Middle East during Operation Desert Storm. While on active duty, Bob spent 3 years as a maintenance functional test pilot, and at various times has fulfilled the roles of his squadrons Quality Assurance Officer, Avionics Maintenance Officer, Jet Engine Mechanic Division Officer and Structural and Hydraulics Division Officer. He is currently a Commander in the Naval Reserves.

Waverly Tavern
286 Maple Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410

Directions: From I-84 Eastbound or from I-84 Westbound� Take exit number 26 [CT Rte-70], towards CHESHIRE. Go approx 4.3 miles CT-70 becomes CT-68/CT-70/W MAIN ST. Turn left at light onto Maple Ave. Go 0.2 miles Waverly is on the right

Menu: Meal choices of chicken, fish and meat will be available at the time of the meeting. Cost: $30

For reservations:
Contact Janice Larner at 203-271-8235 or

Reservations for this monthly meeting must be made prior to September 4, 2009. If paying by check, please make the check payable to ASQ.

Note: If you are unable to attend the meeting, please cancel a minimum of 48 hours before the meeting or you may be liable for the cost of your dinner.

Posted 2010-03-01