Susan Watson, Scholarship Committee Chair Tracy L McClair, Section Recipient, Anthony Y Wang, Deming Conference Recipient, Andy Frohn, NY/NJ Metropolitan Section ASQ Chair
Walter Young Scholarship
The NY/NJ Metropolitan Section manages the Walter Young Scholarship to encourage and support the application of quality concepts and methodology in all professional fields through a college scholarship award program.
By Charles Nixon
The ISM Code is the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention. It provides an international standard that all maritime companies must adhere to for the safe management and operation of their ships.
We were sad to learn that Stanley A. Marash died. Stan was a big supporter of the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section, a former Chair of the Section and recipient of our Ellis R. Ott Award as well as other ASQ medals. For those not familiar with Stan, one can get a very good description at the Quality Digest site:
The Nominating Committee of Satish Larioa, Chair, Andy Frohn, and Russ Ferretti nominated the following to serve on the NY/NJ Metropolitan Leadership Board for the year 2010-2011:
Andrew W. Frohn
Russell A. Ferretti
MTA Metro North RR
Procter & Gamble
Chubb Group of Insurance Co
The following is an extract from our ByLaws regarding Nominations and Elections:
6. ELECTION OF OFFICERS
6.1 The Section Chair, with the approval of the Leadership Committee, shall appoint the members of the Section Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee shall nominate, at a minimum, one eligible candidate for each elected position. In addition, a call for nominations from the general Section membership shall be made at least 30 days in advance of the presentation of nominees. Nominations from the general Section membership shall require the submission of a nomination petition, signed by at least 10 Members, and submitted to the Section Secretary prior to the date published.
6.2 If there is not more than one nominee for an elected position, the nominee shall be declared elected by acclamation at the next regular meeting of this Section. Any contested positions shall be resolved through an election. Such election shall be conducted in the manner deemed appropriate by the Leadership Committee (i.e., by regular mail, electronic mail, by ballot at a Section Meeting, etc.). The nominee with a plurality of the votes of the Members shall be declared elected. Elections must be held no later than a date that is certain to meet the requirements specified in the Society Policies.
Send additional nominations to be received by 5 February 2010 to
Mr. Austin S. Lin
Duracell Global Headquarters
Berkshire Corporate Park
14 Research Dr
Bethel, CT 06801-1040