NOTICE OF MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
The Plainsman Restaurant, Hwy. 5, 3 km west of Hwy. 6, Dundas
Non-member guests are welcome
Cost of Quality concepts have been used for many years the application
of these techniques has changed significantly. Since the year 2000, with
the revision of ISO 9001 based quality management systems, the quality
focus has been on managing, controlling and improving of processes.
Quality cost techniques can play an important role in this new emphasis.
This presentation will highlight the evolution of quality and
demonstrate the new role of Quality Cost techniques.
has been teaching and working with Quality Costs since 1988. He will
share some of his experiences as an instructor, researcher, quality
consultant and former Chair of the ASQ Quality Cost Committee.
G. Dennis Beecroft Inc. is a
management consulting company that specializes in cost of quality,
problem solving, quality improvement, training effectiveness and quality
management systems. Dennis
is a licensed electrical engineer with the Professional Engineers of
Ontario, a Certified Lead Auditor and Fellow member of the American
Society for Quality.
Prior to starting his own
business, Dennis was the Managing Director of the Institute for
Improvement in Quality and Productivity at the University of Waterloo
for 14 years. He has provided training and consulting for organizations
in Canada, United States, Mexico, India, Israel, Singapore, New Zealand,
Korea and England.
Dennis is currently an adjunct
faculty member with the Department of Management Sciences at the
University of Waterloo, teaching Quality Management for both the
Management of Technology (MOT) Distance Program and for the Advanced
Design and Manufacturing Institute (ADMI) graduate degree program.
Dennis is the current Chair of the
Quality Management Division of the American Society for Quality. Dennis
can be contacted at
3 km west of Hwy. 6
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the March 8, 2006 membership meeting, a slate of candidates was presented
for the positions of Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer for
2006 / 2008. Additional nominations for these positions were requested at
this meeting, as well as at the January membership meeting and in the March
With no additional nominations received, and with
the current Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect moving to the Chair position, the Section
officers for 2006 / 2008 will be:
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