November 30, 2017 PD Meeting (Archived)

ASQ Dallas – Section 1402 Meeting

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

 RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED

THAT INCLUDE THE MEAL

See below: to make reservations

Guests of all ages are invited

 JOINT MEETING THE DALLAS SECTION

 TOYS for TOTS – Please Bring Unwrapped Toy

 Sponsored by:  TBD

 Program Topic: I am Sooooo Stressed Out…

Take Back Control of Your Stress Today

What does dessert and Elvis Presley have to do with stress management? Everything!

Everyone faces stress.  It’s a fact of life.  What you do with it makes the difference between enjoying your life or resenting it… between being challenged or being overwhelmed.  The demands and the pace of our busy lives pressure us all.  Some master it and some do not.  The trick is to take back control!

In this dynamic, unconventional, and entertaining session, we will address the subject of Stress from a refreshingly common sense point of view.  Helping you learn how to function with stress, as well as how to reduce it.  You’ll learn how to feel better about yourself and become less venerable to stressful situations.  At the same time you will learn to lighten up and see the humor that is all around us!

Some of what the participants will learn:

  • How to identify the “good” stress and “bad” stress
  • Understanding our optimal stress
  • The answer to two key questions to manage any stressful situation
  • Have a guaranteed, sure fire way to turn your love of dessert and the King of Rock and Roll into practical, real world way to control your stress!

Speaker: Julie D. Burch, Motivational Speaker

  • Julie is the President of JLH Presentations, an adjunct instructor at Southern Methodist University and a member of the National Speaker’s Association, speaking to audiences across the US, Canada and the UK. She appeared on “Good Morning America”, interviewed by Diane Sawyer.
  • Julie is dedicated to the pursuit of helping companies improve the bottom line through customer service and the consistent growth and development of people. She has designed programs for industry leaders in education, food/hospitality, general industry, and the military.  Julie’s presentations are dynamic, high energy, highly interactive and packed with real world, tangible techniques the audience can implement immediately. Julie loves to make them laugh! She has discovered the more her audience laughs the more they learn.
  • Julie is the coauthor of: “The Princess Principle: Women Helping Women Discover Their Royal Spirit”, a motivational book for women. Her second book titled “Success Simplified” was released in 2010.  juliedburch@aol.com.

 Tutorial: “Self-Guided Tour CR Smith Aviation Museum”

 The C.R. Smith Museum is named for the innovative aviation pioneer and former President of American Airlines, Cyrus Rowlett Smith. The museum opened July 3rd, 1993.

Artifacts were acquisitioned, catalogued and incorporated into the museum’s displays and archives by staff and volunteers.  The “star” and centerpiece of the C.R. Smith Museum is its lovingly restored 1940 Douglas DC-3, Flagship Knoxville. Visitors can get a real sense of what air travel was like in the 1940s when C.R. Smith and the DC-3 revolutionized commercial air travel.

November 9, 2007, marked the official unveiling of the museum’s updated History Circle as well as a number of new exhibits. New graphics, artifacts and state-of-the-art video monitors bring visitors information on the ever changing world of American Airlines, American Eagle, the commercial aviation industry, the challenges, the changes, and the future. Children will find many new exhibits that will catch their attention and keep them engaged.

Within the History Circle lies a new theater, sponsored by American Express Travel, featuring the original HD film, An American Journey. It is a chance for the visitor to hear the stories of American Airlines/American Eagle personnel, their contributions, and what the airline industry means to them. It is a heart-warming addition to the museum.

Website: http://crsmithmuseum.org/

Prepaid Meal Purchase via Web Required:  

Because this is a joint meeting with the Dallas Section, and we’re coordinating participation and bringing in food from a 3rd party caterer, we are REQUIRING RESERVATIONS THAT INCLUDE THE MEAL.  We will not be able to accommodate walk-in’s or “no-meal” participants.  Join us for DINNER!

Registration anticipated to be closed by end-of-day Monday 11/20. (caterer schedule)

We hope that will not prevent you from attending for that nominal cost and we will be working to provide vegetarian options.

The cost is $20-25 (working with caterer towards the $20 cost).  Guests and family members need to be registered too.  Each Section has a participation ‘cap’ of 50 total members.

Meeting access will be self-check-in with pre-printed badges near door.

Link: https://squareup.com/market/asq-section-1416

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NOTE 1: All members and guests can be paid in a single transaction.

f bringing guests, please add their names in the note box on the reservation system.

NOTE 2:  if you have problems, contact jbreckline@att.net

Meeting Schedule:

5:00 – Check-in – Networking / Museum self-guided tour (30+ min)

6:30 – Dinner –reservations required – $20 in advance per above

Cannot accommodate “no-meal” participants this month

7:15 –Very Short What’s Happening Info from both Sections

7:30 – Program Speaker (45 min)

8:30 – Head on Home…

Location:   American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum

4601 Texas Hwy 360 At Faa Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76155

The Museum is located on the campus of the American Airlines Flight Academy, which is situated at the southern end of DFW International Airport.

The location is at the midpoint between the city centers of Dallas and Fort Worth near the intersection of Highways 183 and 360.

DIRECTIONS

NOTE: if coming from the north or east, the traffic pattern is a bit complex, so suggest you use GPS system to get to the site with the lease confusion.

Parking area will be designated as convenient as possible.

October 2017 PD Meeting (Archived)

Announcing The October Monthly Professional Development Meeting Hosted by the ASQ Audit Division

This month our monthly Professional Development Meeting and dinner is being hosted by the ASQ Audit Division. The Audit division is holding their 26th annual conference here in Addison at the InterContiental Dallas Hotel October 9th through the 13th. Please click here to be directed to the Audit Division Conference Website. Due to the arrangements with the Audit Division and the Hotel, seating for dinner is limited to the first 40 people who sign up on the ASQ Dallas Section Website by noon on Monday October 9th. Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance. Be sure to leave your contact info on the reservation information so that we can contact you to confirm your attendance. Further Information on the event will be sent out as soon as it becomes available.

Meeting Date: October 10th, 2017
Meeting Time: 6:00 to 8:30
Dinner Price: $25.00

Meeting Location – THIS MONTH ONLY:

The InterContinental Dallas
15201 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001

September 2017 Professional Development Meeting (Archive)

Attend the September 28th ASQ Dallas Section Professional Development Meeting to learn about how quality and best practice methodologies have been applied at UT Southwestern Hospital network gain the prestigious Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification.

Our speaker Ms. Amanda Dirickson MS, ANP-C, APRN, SCRN is the Stroke Outreach Coordinator, APN Supervisor and Senior Clinical Provider for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Stroke Division.

A native of Texas, Amanda received both her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University. In 2008, she joined UT Southwestern Medical Center and began work with the institutional leadership on building the University’s Comprehensive Stroke Center. It remains the only Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in North Texas. Along with clinical duties of care and treatment of stroke patients, Mandy’s role includes clinical leadership to the program and coordination of stroke outreach, including telestroke services as a Senior Clinical Provider

Hurricane Harvey Relief funds

At this months meeting we will be taking Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds. For every donation of $20.00 or more in gift card will receive a free ticket good for use at any ASQ PD Dinner meetings in the remaining 2017 meetings or any of the future 2018 PD Meetings.

Meeting Date/Time: September 28th, 2017 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance.

Meeting Location:

Best Western Dallas Hotel and Conference Center located at 8051 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Dallas, TX 75251 Phone Number 972-680-3000.

Meeting Agenda:
▪ 5:30pm to 6:00pm – Check In and Networking
▪ 6:00pm to 6:50pm – Tutorial Presentation
▪ 7:00pm to 7:30pm- Dinner
▪ BBQ Sliced Beef
▪ Tossed Garden Salad with Dressing
▪ Baked Beans
▪ Tea
▪ 7:25pm to 7:30pm – Section Announcements
▪ 7:30pm to 8:20pm – Dinner Presentation
▪ 8:20pm to 8:30pm – Wrap Up and Complete Surveys

Chair Newsletter – May 2017

The next Professional Development meeting  will be held on:

Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance.

Meeting Location:


Best Western Dallas Hotel and Conference Center located at 8051 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Dallas, TX 75251 Phone Number 972-680-3000.

Meeting Agenda:

5:30pm to 6:00pm – Check In and Networking
6:00pm to 6:50pm – Tutorial Presentation

Presenters: TBD

Topic: TBD

7:00pm to 7:30pm- Dinner

▪ BBQ Sliced Beef
▪ Tossed Garden Salad with Dressing
▪ Baked Beans
▪ Cheesy Mac and Cheese
▪ Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee, and Tea

7:25pm to 7:30pm – Section Announcements
7:30pm to 8:20pm – Dinner Presentation
▪ 8:20pm to 8:30pm – Wrap Up and Complete Surveys

Presenter: Rawlee Cameron

Topic: “Designing an Integrated Management System (IMS) to Address your Holistic Business Needs”

Presentation:

Attend the May 25th ASQ Dallas Chapter meeting to learn how to design an Integrated Management System (IMS) to Address your Holistic Business Needs”.

Our speaker Mr. Cameron is a business management system (BMS) professional with more than 14 years assessing various industries including but not limited to metal working and smelting, automobile production, textile production, chemical and engineering industries, aerospace manufacturing, engineering, food beverage and bottlers, and related service industries.

His Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) manufacturing experience began first working directly for two of the world’s largest Original Equipment Manufacturers namely General Motors Corporation and the Ford Motor Company. Following, he worked for Environmental consulting firms all-encompassing 11 year work history. Over the course of his career, Mr. Cameron has gained a sound understanding of the process approach, risk aversion and helping companies implement and maintain obust management systems. This includes helping companies address problems, risk & opportunities and continual improvement for business success.

CPGP, CHA & FDA’S PCQI REFRESHER TRAINING SESSIONS – OCTOBER, 2017

The ASQ ASQ Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FDC) division would like to offer the following training sessions during the 26th Annual ASQ Audit Conference in Dallas, TX. The tentative dates are October 9 – 11, 2017.

  • Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (CPGP) Certification – Refresher Training
  • Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA) Certification – Refresher Training
  • FDA’s Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) – Certification Training

If you are interested in any of those training sessions, please provide your contact information by using the following link

https://asq.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8r0JeZrYlsOaIuh

Thank you for your interest,

ASQ FDC

Chair Newsletter – April 2017

The next Professional Development meeting  will be held on:

Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance.

Meeting Location:


Best Western Dallas Hotel and Conference Center located at 8051 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Dallas, TX 75251 Phone Number 972-680-3000.

Meeting Agenda:

5:30pm to 6:00pm – Check In and Networking
6:00pm to 6:50pm – Tutorial Presentation
Presenters: Barry Johnson & Genie Dillon – Quality Texas
Topic: The Role of an Examiner for Quality Texas or The Baldrige National Program
7:00pm to 7:30pm- Dinner
-Chicken Quesadillas and Beef Tacos
-Refried Beans & Mexican Rice
-Tortilla Chips and Fresh Salsa and Queso
-Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee, and Tea
7:25pm to 7:30pm – Section Announcements
7:30pm to 8:20pm – Dinner Presentation
Presenter: Barry Johnson & Genie Dillon – Quality Texas
Topic: The organization that elects to pursue excellence using assessments and the Baldrige criteria. “What does it really take to do this?” and “How do we get started?”
8:20pm to 8:30pm – Wrap Up and Complete Surveys

Presentation:

Join us at the April 27th ASQ Dallas Chapter meeting to expand your knowledge and thoughts about opportunities to engage in a journey to performance excellence. Our two presenters are recognized as Fellows by the Quality Texas Foundation. The Fellows designation is the highest level recognition of achievement for individual service and contributions to QTF. It is given for outstanding, long-term service in a variety of leadership roles that contribute substantially to the achievement of the QTF mission, vision, programs, activities, and goals, and that resulted in positive impacts/contributions to the sustainability of QTF.
The first presentation will focus on the role of an Examiner for Quality Texas or the Baldrige National program. Barry and Genie will share “What’s in it for you?” and the impact you can make for your organization or those you work with. They will share their combined experience of over 50 years highlighting what Examiners learn, what Examiners contribute to the assessment process, and why being an Examiner can help you meet your goals. Yes, the transfer of learning from being an Examiner can positively affect all aspects of your life – come learn about being an Examiner and consider it for your personal growth and success.
The second presentation will shift focus from the individual Examiner topic to a focus on an organization that elects to pursue excellence using assessments and the Baldrige criteria. Barry will share his insights on the positive difference made for an organization as well as candid responses to the questions: “What does it really take to do this?” and “How do we get started?”. Genie will add her experiences and knowledge of working in organizations that embraced the criteria as their framework for improvement and performance excellence. She will share stories of 2 organizations that were selected as recipients of the Baldrige Award and 1 organization that was a recipient of the Quality Texas award. In addition, Genie will also answer the question: “What happened next – did it really matter?”.

Dallas Chair Newsletter – March 2017

The March 2017 Professional Development Meeting to Feature a Workshop on Kaizen Kanban.

Meeting Date/Time: March 23, 2017 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance.


Meeting Location:


Best Western Dallas Hotel and Conference Center located at 8051 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Dallas, TX 75251 Phone Number 972-680-3000.


 

Meeting Agenda:
▪ 5:30pm to 6:00pm – Check In and Networking
▪ 6:00pm to 6:50pm – Tutorial Presentation
Presenter: Fabrice Bouchereau
Topic: Kaizen Kanban Part 1
▪ 7:00pm to 7:30pm- Dinner
-Boneless Buttermilk Fried Chicken
-Mashed Garlic Red Potatoes
-Green Beans
-Corn Bread
-Coffee and Iced Tea
▪ 7:25pm to 7:30pm – Section Announcements
▪ 7:30pm to 8:20pm – Dinner Presentation
Presenter: Fabrice Bouchereau
Topic: Kaizen Kanban Part 2
▪ 8:20pm to 8:30pm – Wrap Up and Complete Surveys

Meeting Presentation:
The March Professional Development Meeting will feature Fabrice Bouchereau of Process Zen Consulting in a two-part presentation (utilizing the tutorial time spot as well as the dinner presentation time spot) entitled “Kaizen Kanban”.

Fabrice is a licensed professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Miami. Fabrice founded and manages ProcessZen Consulting. His mission is to help you facilitate, improve and transform the organization to get the most out your existing systems, processes & resources to achieve optimal levels of satisfaction for stakeholders, employees and customers. His publication “Kaizen Kanban” presents a visual facilitation approach that leverages fundamental quality and lean tools to compile prioritized project pipelines for organizations.

Fabrice frequently presents at conferences where he emphasizes the importance of adapting fundamental tools, improvement approaches and mindsets to meet today’s innovation, quality and project management challenges.

Fabrice holds the following certifications:

• PMI Certified PMP and Agile Practitioner
• APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management
• ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer and Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence

What will the audience walk away with after attending your presentation?
Those within various levels of an organization, from supervisors and managers through executives, in a wide range of industries will find the concepts and approaches discussed in Kaizen Kanban useful to drive performance improvement.

The practical guidance provided will help strengthen the facilitation and problem-solving skills of organizational members. In so doing, organizations can transform themselves from firefighters and reactionaries to proactive identifiers of opportunities for improvement and effective problem solvers.

This approach is designed to complement and enhance the effectiveness of quality, lean, continuous improvement, and project management initiatives that may already be in place in an organization.

In this session, we will discuss how fundamental tools and techniques from various toolboxes can be combined into a coherent, dynamic, and customizable improvement strategy. Our unique approach to facilitation leverages best practices and minimizes the unnecessary customization of well-known tools. This enables us to combine various toolboxes and the experience of participants to quickly identify improvement opportunities for entire value streams.