ASQ Palomar
Section 708


Educating quality professionals on quality tools and techniques.


Next asq meeting: June 12, 2019 6-8pm


Keynote: Franklin Davis


Effective Gemba Walks for Servant Leaders


  Franklin Davis has over 20 years (and 200+ Kaizens) of experience implementing lean in different industries such as medical devices (Boston Scientific, Alere), aerospace (Space Systems Loral) and life sciences/pharmaceuticals (Danaher, Genentech/Roche). 

Franklin is currently a Principal Operational Excellence Leader in Genentech Roche Oceanside, his 2nd Genentech Site. As an operational excellence leader, Franklin is involved in all areas of process improvement (site strategy, mentoring Black/Green Belts, facilitating Kaizen, lean leadership, etc.). Franklin has also managed manufacturing/operations groups and is an avid mentor to other leaders.

Franklin has an M.S. in Engineering Management & Leadership (Santa Clara University), a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering (San Jose State University) and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black and Master Black Belt. He was a mentor to graduating engineering seniors at SJSU and often taught seminars in that campus.

Tech Clinic


Bill Oakes

For Automotive, Aerospace, and Medical: The APQP and PPAP Processes


 Bill Oakes has spent over 40 years in the Quality profession, and currently works at Qualcomm as a Senior Staff Quality Engineer.  Bill has 5 ASQ Certifications, has been on the Palomar section Leadership Committee for many years, and is our current section Chair.  Bill is currently part of Qualcomm's team that deals with automotive customers, and works on the quality systems that support the automotive business. 

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Meeting Agenda


6:15 SLC Welcome & Introductions 

6:25 Tech Clinic

6:55 SLC Announcements

7:05 Keynote Speaker


Re-certification Units:  0.5 RU awarded for Tech Clinic and 0.5 RU awarded for Keynote presentation. Total 1.0 RU.

Meeting Cost: $20 Payable at the Door. (Cash, Check, Credit Cards)
Walk-Ins Always Welcome at the door (Space Permitting per local Fire Codes)

Please RSVP via email to: Reservations  Please reply no later than 5P

ASQ Palomar

1775 Dove Ln, Carlsbad, California 92011, United States



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About ASQ Palomar


Who we are

ASQ Palomar welcomes all visitors and members. We have many exciting programs planned throughout the year.

Please  let us know what topics you would like to hear or present at our Tech  Clinic or Keynote Address. We seek to provide that value-addition to  your profession through an increased awareness of Quality. Your advice  and guidance, regardless of level, benefits everyone and is always  encouraged.



Facilitate the professional development of our members by providing  information on quality tools and techniques, an opportunity to network  with other quality professionals and share best practices, information  on education and training alternatives, and professional certification.


Want to speak?

If  you would like to volunteer for a Technical Clinic or Keynote address  on any subject related to Quality, please share your information &  expertise. Contact any Board Member for scheduling:

Technical Clinics: 30 – 45 Minutes, PowerPoint or similar

Keynote Address: 60 Minutes, PowerPoint or similar

Anyone interested in presenting a technical clinic or a keynote  topic? We would like to the upcoming months lined up in the newsletter.  The Board can support your involvement either for the technical clinic,  keynote or Board involvement! Bring ideas to the chapter dinner meeting,  or email any one of the Board Members.