American Society for Quality
 Section 0904 - East Central Indiana
PO Box 3147  Muncie, IN 47307-1147

The source of Quality Professionalism in East Central Indiana

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May 2005 Membership Meeting
ASQ Section 0904 - East Central Indiana

Wednesday, May 18, 2005
to be held at the
Sirloin Stockade
North West corner of McGalliard and Morrison Roads
Across the street from the Muncie Wal-Mart

4949 W Hessler Rd, Muncie, IN      Phone:(765) 287-9051
Click here for direction to the Sirloin Stockade


6:00 PM    "5S Project SGCI Dunkirk"
                                 Speaker:  Ken Mohre

Dinner 6:30 PM (Pay restaurant cashier) 

Door Prize Drawing
Section Business
Introduction of Speaker



7:30 PM
"Six-Sigma in Government"
Speaker: Roger Hirt
Master Black Belt for the City of Fort Wayne

About the Program:
Six Sigma is new to City government. Fort Wayne may be the first City in the country to implement Six Sigma. Mayor Richard wanted to capitalize on the many benefits it could bring to Fort Wayne government.   Roger Hirt will share the success of several  Black and Green belt projects.

Learn more on Fort Wayne's Six Sigma Web Page  

About our Speaker:
Roger Hirt earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Tri-State University 1960.

He began his career with General Motors in 1960 and through mid 1967 was assigned to the Reliability Engineering and Quality operations. During this time he introduced and implemented process and quality improvements in the final automobile assembly, engine and transmission manufacturing and assembly functions.

In 1967 he joined the General Electric Aircraft Engine Division. His manufacturing, quality and production control assignments throughout the division presented many opportunities for process and quality improvements and learning.

In 1981 he joined the General Electric Specialty Motors operation as Quality Manager.

From 1981 until retirement in mid 1999 he successfully lead the ISO certification of Motors plants thorough out the World.

In 1994 he became a Master Black Belt and a Certified Master Black Belt in 1995.

Following His retirement he joined the Mayor of Fort Wayne, Graham Richard, in the Mayor’s Six Sigma City initiative, and is currently the Master Black Belt for the City of Fort Wayne.


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