ASQ Palomar
Section 708


Educating quality professionals on quality tools and techniques.


Next asq meeting: March 13, 2019



Changing Competencies For Quality Professionals   

By Pat La Londe


Pat La Londe is an executive in Supply Chain Management with expertise leading teams in all aspects of procurement and supply chain including supplier quality, global sourcing, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and integrations across diverse businesses. Pat, is a Fellow member of ASQ, past Chair of the ASQ Board of Directors, and current core council member of APQO. She maintains professional certifications; Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Quality Engineering (CQE), and Quality Auditing (CQA) from ASQ.

Tech Clinic


Tech Clinic:

What to tell your boss when he asks you, “What kind of an organization will you need?"

By Delmi Lugo


 Delmi is a recently certified Quality Engineer working at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems in the Electrical Hardware Design Quality Assurance group. His short career in Quality began in July 2015. Prior to entering the interesting world of Quality, Delmi was a Manufacturing Engineer working with Northrop (Massachusetts), Mitel (Florida/PR), Linkabit, General Instruments, and Qualcomm. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez with a BSEE degree. Delmi has had formal training in Lean Manufacturing Techniques and just about every variant (JIT, TQC, TQM, DFT, 6-Sigma). He has been involved in multiple startups in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and in San Diego. Delmi transferred to the Quality department to make a difference, to drive the processes that produce excellent designs through excellent processes. Still working on that. Obtained his CQE in December 2017. Delmi currently lives in San Marcos, CA. 

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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)

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ASQ Palomar

1775 Dove Ln, Carlsbad, California 92011, United States



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.