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ASQ Government Division Announces Formation of the Center for Electoral Quality and Integrity (CEQI)

Milwaukee, Wis., September 13, 2021 — ASQ, the leading association for quality professionals, Government Division Chairman Marc Berson officially announced the formation of the Center for Electoral Quality and Integrity (CEQI) and ASQ Senior Member Kerry L. Bass, as CEQI’s first chair.

“The formation of the Center for Electoral Quality and Integrity (CEQI) inside the Government Division allows our society to take the next step in turning our position paper, Advancing a Quality Management System For US Elections, into a means to take action to promote broad acceptance of quality standards and practices for our government elections,” said ASQ CEO Ann Jordan.

  • The Government Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) has more than 1,200 quality and performance improvement professionals from all areas of government, government leaders, consultants, analysts, practitioners, university professors, students and others interested in the public sector.
  • Its vision is a world where fact-based government is admired for the efficiency and effectiveness of its service and its mission is to find, develop, and support quality and performance improvement champions in government.

Mr. Berson noted further, “The public sector focus of the Government Division and our members’ experience working with government organizations at all levels, makes this division the logical group from which to deploy our support to electoral groups throughout the nation and globally.”

The vision for the CEQI is to be known as a resource that government leaders and citizens turn to regarding the standardization of election processes that ensures the highest possible quality and integrity.

  • CEQI are seeking volunteers to support the CEQI who are knowledgeable about electoral procedures and practices and who have a passion around election integrity.
  • If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Mr. Bass at his contact information below.

About Kerry L. Bass
Kerry L. Bass is an ASQ Senior member and CEO & Principal of Potential To Reality Consulting LLC. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt; an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence and Certified Quality Auditor; a PMI certified Project Management Professional and a certified Organizational Change Management Practitioner from Prosci. Mr. Bass has over 35 years of corporate, non-profit and public sector leadership experience.

Contact Information:

Kerry L. Bass, ASQ Senior Member, CLSS MBB, CMQ/OE, CQA, PMP
Chairman, Center for Electoral Quality and Integrity ASQ Government Division
CEO & Principal Potential To Reality Consulting LLC
Phone: (770) 217-7380
Email: kbass@memberleader.asq.org Kerry.Bass@makingitreality.com

About ASQ
ASQ is the leading membership association to help quality professionals achieve their career goals and drive excellence through quality in their organizations and industries.

ASQ provides expertise, knowledge, networks, and solutions to a global membership of individuals spanning more than 130 countries. ASQ was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA.