DATE : March 10, 2004


PLACE :The Plainsman Restaurant                                                                     TIME: 6:00 PM – Cocktails

Highway 5  Dundas, Ontario                                                                                             7:00PM-Dinner


Note : The Plainsman Restaurant on Hwy5, 2 miles West of Highway 6 in Dundas, Ontario has been arranged as the permanent dinner meeting location of the Sec 0400 for the 2003 / 2004 session. Charge for the dinner and the presentation is currently $25.00, with a cash bar. There is no charge for only the presentation.


The March membership meeting will present Ron Mitchell, Director of Lean & Six Sigma services at Omnex. Ron will be speaking on "Lean/Six Sigma – The Continual Improvement Process". The presentation will be dealing with the using of Value Stream Mapping and Linked Scorecards to achieve Continual Improvements in Quality, Productivity and Competitive Position. 


Ron Mitchell is a trainer and consultant with 20 years experience – helping clients understand and applying Lean Manufacturing and Quality Improvement Technologies. Ron studied the Toyota Production System at NUMMI, the joint General Motors and Toyota Motors Corporation facility in Fremont, California; and, he was part of the team that helped launch Synchronous Manufacturing at General Motors.


Ron received his training in Quality Management from Dr. W.E. Deming, Dorian Shainin and through the Crosby Quality College. He is a Lean manufacturing Master Black Belt and a six Sigma Master Black Belt. Ron holds Bachelor’s degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and a Master’s degree in Organizational Development.

Please notify one of the following executive members of your attendance by 12:00 PM on Fri., Mar 05, 2004.

Judi Mansfield-Jones 905-525-8770                   OR                  Olga Delvecchio  905-528-2511 Ext 3038


ASQ Hamilton Section 0400

2004/2005 & 2005/2006 Tentative Executive Nominations

*Chair - Judi Mansfield-Jones

*Chair Elect (vice Chair)- Olga Delvecchio

*Secretary - Robert Mok

*Treasurer - Joe Drozdz

If any member wishes to nominate new candidates for any of the above (*) positions, please contact Robert Mok (519) 742-4950 or isqas@yahoo.ca          no later than March 10, 2004.



Bob Mok, CQA., CQE                      

Section Secretary, Sec 0400            


The Society of Professionals Dedicated to the Advancement of Quality