Register Now for the April 10 Baldrige 101 Training

Baldrige 101: Introduction to the Baldrige Framework, is a one-day case-study based workshop where participants become familiar with the basics of the Framework—its Core Values, the Criteria, guidelines for evaluating processes and results, and an introduction to applying the Framework in an organization. Training is led  by experienced members of the SPQA and Baldrige communities….

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Matt Smith

  Matt Smith has worked for Arlington Public Schools for over 20 years. He started as a Middle School science and math teacher and then led very early efforts to integrate technology and the Internet into student learning. He spent 9 years as a network analyst where he became a now outdated CNE (Certified Novell…

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Dave Fuller

David Fuller is a seasoned executive in business and economic development, strategic planning, high technology manufacturing, international business, and marketing. He serves as Treasurer and Finance Chair of the Historic Polegreen Church Foundation, Inc.; Director and Development Chair of Covenant Woods, a Virginia Non-Stock Corporation; Director of Hanover Tavern Foundation; and a Director and Treasurer…

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Marcia Harrington

Marcia Harrington has held executive level positions in higher education and brings a wealth of experience in policy, strategic planning, organizational improvement, program development, accreditation, and academic affairs through positions at universities and colleges in Virginia, as well as the state system office of Virginia’s community colleges. She is a former adjunct faculty in the Graduate…

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George Yacus

George Yacus is a native of Warren, New Jersey.  After graduation from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1974, he served for twenty years in the U. S. Navy as a pilot and naval officer in a variety of assignments that included overseas, headquarters, shipboard, and aircraft carrier duties.  He is currently serving as a…

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Jeff Lucas

Jeff Lucas is currently the Director for the Be Safe Program at the University of Virginia Health System. Be Safe is UVA’s signature program for becoming the safest place to work and receive care through implementation of a Lean Management System. Prior to joining UVA, Jeff spent 12 years at the National Institute of Standards…

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Eric Fletcher

  Eric Fletcher is the Immediate Past Board Chairman of SPQA, a volunteer position in which he provides leadership to Virginia and Washington D.C.’s premier performance excellence program. In his professional life, Eric serves as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at Mary Washington Healthcare, where he oversees corporate strategic and business development, marketing strategy, physician…

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Marie Hussey

Marie Hussey, MS, LSSBB, CMQPE. Ms Hussey has over 30 years of professional experience with the US Navy. During her varied career, she was an analytical chemist, materials engineer, auditor with the Naval Inspector General, Director of Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health Programs and retired in 2011 as the Director of Continuous Process Improvement…

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Kim Humphrey

Kim Humphrey manages the Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Development Office for Huntington Ingalls/Newport News Shipbuilding.  Kim is responsible for leading strategic initiatives, including demand forecasting, leading the process for new and existing suppliers, building marketplace expertise, and supplier development.  Kim has over 20 years of leadership  experience with international companies. Her diversified background includes quality…

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Clyneice Chaney

Clyneice Chaney –  Principal Systems Engineer with MITRE brings over 30 years of testing, quality management, process improvement experience with broad based knowledge in software and systems engineering topics including: project management, organizational change/process reengineering, organizational assessment and improvement, and software engineering training. She’s a regular presenter at international conferences and holds certifications from the American Society for Quality…

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Ron Henson, DBA

Ronald Henson (Ron), DBA, LSSBB, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Inspections and Evaluations Office of the Inspector General, joined the D.C. Office of the Inspector General in November 2016. Prior to that, Ron was a U.S. Army Officer (Lieutenant Colonel), serving in the Military District of Washington until retirement. Ron served over 26 years as…

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