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


November 2013 Membership Meeting
ASQ Section 0904 - East Central Indiana

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
to be held at

At the Muncie Airport


6:00 PM  "5S"
Leigh Anne Schildmeier

Dinner 6:30 PM Order off the menu

Door Prize Drawing
Section Business
Introduction of Speaker



by Russ Edmonds - 3M - Hartford City
and Gerald Tarlton - BSI- Reston VA

About the Preclinic:  

Come early and hear Leigh Ann's presentation on 5S

About the Program: 

Russ Edmonds will present an overview of the ISO14001 Environmental Standard.  
Gerald Tarlton is currently auditing the 3M Plant for compliance to ISO14001.  
Russ and Gerald will share their viewpoints in what promises to be a very unique and informative program.

About our Speaker:

Russ Edmonds has been the Senior Environmental Engineer at 3M Hartford City for the last 4 years  and the ISO 14001 EMS Management Representative since 2009.  Russ holds a Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) certification from Institute of Professional Environmental Practice since 2008 and has been an ISO 14001 Lead Auditor since 2006.  Russ has been working in the environmental compliance field since 1985, Sixteen years with 3M.  Previous to joining 3M, Russ worked  nine years with Koch Industries (oil refining) and five years with Unisys (semiconductor manufacturing).  Prior to working in industry: Five years with US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers and US Forest Service (combined).

Russ earned a BA Chemistry, Minor American Indian Studies, from Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN.

Gerald Tarlton is the Client Manager for BSI Management Systems in Reston VA.  
BSI Group, Reston, VA (2006-Present)
- Lead Assessor, Quality Management Systems (9001), Environmental Management Systems (14001), Occupational Health and Safety Management System (18001)
- Assessor, Aviation, Space and Defense Management Systems (AS9100)

Philips Consumer Electronics, Director of Quality, Projection Television, 2002-2005
The Berkline Corporation, Director of Quality/Customer Focus, 1997-2002
Philips Consumer Electronics, Manager, Corporate Quality Improvement, 1989-1997
Combustion Engineering, Production Foreman, 1978-1989
Graduate of Tusculum College, B.S. Applied Organizational Management
Walters State Community College, A.S. Management Technology

Post-Meeting Follow-up:  

Eleven Quality Professionals and Guests attended the November Meeting.  Great Meeting !  
Many thanks to our speakers.

Everyone won a Door-Prize of 3M Products.  You are always a winner at ASQ !!

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