Next Meeting Summary

We plan to continue to deliver interesting, informative, and useful topics as a service to our membership.  In order to do so, your suggestions for topics and/or speakers would be very helpful.  Please contact the Programs Chair at with your valued input.  Keep in mind that your suggestions may not be able to be implemented until the following year since the plan for this year may be completed.

Membership Meetings &Tours 
Membership meetings and tours are regularly scheduled for the months of January through May - and - September through December of the following year.  The membership meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month except for May and December when we usually conduct tours of interesting businesses within the section. 

The LOCATION of Membership Meetings is at the Hermitage location of the Golden Corral Restaurant  at 315 Old Lebanon Dirt Rd., Hermitage TN, 37076.  For a map & directions to the Golden Corral Restaurant, click here.

The membership meetings are divided into two portions: the Clinic and the Main Presentation.  Dinner begins at 5:15 pm, the Clinic begins at 6:00 pm, dessert and coffee are at 6:45 pm and the Main presentation begins at 7:00 pm and lasts an hour.  The cost of the dinner, paid at the door, at the Golden Corral is about $15 for each member with ASQ Section 1118 paying the gratuity.

New members to Section 1118, students, and professors are invited to attend their first meeting as a compliment of our section.  For a Complimentary ASQ Meeting gift certificate, click here.

Please contact our Reservations Chair ( if you plan to attend this meeting.

Next Clinic

Date:  10/10/2019, 6:00 PM

Presenter:  Dr. Jack B. ReVelle (Webcast)

Topic:  An Introduction to Comprehensive Quality

Agenda includes:

- when history takes a turn

- re-thinking the concept of quality

- what is quality?

- history of quality

- moving up to comprehensive quality



Dr. Jack B. ReVelle is a Consulting Statistician for ReVelle Solutions, LLC.  He is the author/editor of 20 books.

Dr. Jack B. ReVelle has a BS., Chemical Engineering degree from purdue and M.S. and Ph.D., Industrial Engineering & Management from OK State University.

Next Main Presentation

Date:  10/10/2019, 7:00 PM

Presenter:  Robert Jasper & Phil Jamison

Topic:  ISO 9001:2015 - Elevating Quality with Risk Based Thinking

Discussion Points:

- Focus changes from ISO QMS 2008 to 2015

- QMS Implementation Issue Management

- How to achieve High QMS Performance

- QMS ransition Best Practive

- Leveraging technology to implement a risk based quality management process


Robert Jasper is the Founder and Senior Consultant of the brand "the Art of Quality Consulting".  He has trained and assisted organizations of all sizes and various industries to develop, implement and certify their QMS systems successfully.

Phil Jamison is a Product Assurance and Manufacturing professional.  He has 30+ years in Supplier Quality Engineering and Management.  He developed and implemented strategic supplier quality processes tools for manufacturers.

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