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ASQ Silicon Valley Section connects quality professionals in the Bay Area!

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ASQ Silicon Valley Section

Monthly Dinner Forum May 15, 2019,

Quality Management in Construction and BART

David Michael Rausch is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer in California, Washington and Texas with a with a Master’s degree in Civil engineer and 20 years of experience in construction quality. He is currently the Vice President of Quality Management at the Montez Group, and acting as the Quality Manager for the BART Transbay Tube Seismic Retrofit Project. David has served as the District Quality Manager for Skanska USA Civil West where he over saw the quality management programs on over $4 billion in contract Value for agencies such as BART, LA Metro, RCTC, Caltrans, SFO, WSDOT and VTA Rail Projects.




Praveen Gupta | ASQ Fellow        

From the Section Chair    

Happy New Year 2019!

Welcome to ASQ Silicon Valley! With over 1000 members, who are working across industries in Silicon Valley and making an impact, we welcome new members from emerging industries including Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Internet Security, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning. We host monthly meetings, mini-conferences, industry focus groups, and special activities. Members from this section have contributed to the quality improvement in semiconductors, manufacturing, medical device, software development, and automotive industries.  This sometimes has taken the form of providing with expertise in ISO 901/13485/14001 like quality or environmental standards for automotive, medical devices, telecommunication, aerospace or other industries, or contributing in daily work at over 200 other companies like Abbott, Amazon, Apple, Cisco, Genentech, Genomic, Google, Intel, Tesla or Xilinx.

We are planning an annual quality conference in Silicon Valley and many other quality related activities. I encourage you to get involved & make the quality impact together.

Praveen Gupta
ASQ Fellow


ASQ Silicon Valley Education Program 

Recertification and Education Program Chair – Michele Harms!

Education Program Description

The ASQ Silicon Valley (ASQ SV) Education Program, was initiated in 1997 to support the education and training needs of those interested in quality.  The curriculum provides training in areas covering ASQ certification preparation, ISO Standards, Regulatory requirements, statistical topics and many related areas of quality. The Program is managed and administrated by the Education Committee under the direction of the Education Chair. It includes several methods of classes: classical face to face, web-based/online, and courses customized for specific organizations.

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