Click on the appropriate Technical Committe Link to learn more regarding each technical committees mission, current projects, papers, presentations, etc.

Organizational Excellence - To support and promote the use of international excellence models (Baldrige, EFQM and others) to help all organizations (businesses, hospitals, government, not-for-profits and schools) attain higher levels of performance. Chair: Prashant Hoskote

Finance & Governance - To establish systematic approaches to the application of financial control and optimization methods to quality initiatives, the development of financial systems and metrics compatible with a systems perspective of organizations, developing and integrating financial and governance programs with quality management systems and practices, and the long-term incorporation of quality ideals into the strategic and executive priorities. Chair: Jd Marhevko

Innovation & Value Creation - To extend problem solving and optimization methodologies into creative design practices to satisfy increasingly sophisticated customers. Chair: Tracy Owens

Health Care -A partnership with the ASQ Healthcare Division through inter-Divisional study and applications expanding the bounds of the Quality Management Body of Knowledge. Results will be documented through papers, presentations, webcasts, and other deliverables using a broad range of media. The primary goal of this partnership is to expand knowledge and application of a culture of continuous improvement related to health. Efforts are targeted on the management of quality and organizational excellence through systems of people and processes, with major focus on driving out waste and balancing benefit and cost for affordability of healthcare and the improved health of our communities. CoChairs: Grace Duffy and Pierce Story

Standards and Compliance - The mission of the QMD Technical Committee on Standards and Compliance is to provide information on quality management standards and standards development processes for the members of our division. We are also committed to sharing our knowledge with the rest of the ASQ global community and to creating a forum for discussion of standards and compliance related issues.  Chair: Denise Robitaille

Quality Management Systems (QMS) within Governance and Financial Processes – A mentoring group which develops and shares relevant context on how the QMS might be better aligned with an organization’s governance and financial processes. This TC will develop and disperse information as to how professionals can develop and improve upon these necessary interrelations for the improved success of the organization. Chair: Jd Marhevko. Please feel free to contact Jd at for any questions regarding this TC or if you’d like to share relevant content.

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