Thank you to Ed Brey for his informative presentation on REACh and Materials of Concern.


Please join us in May for our next member event!







Date:  April 8,2019

Message from the Chair Bill Forthofer  



I would like to take this opportunity to again thank you, our membership, for your continued support of our ASQ Hartford Section in 2019.

We have been very successful in scheduling the CQE/CQT, CMQ/OE courses that started in February/finish in May.  We have a total of 25 students enrolled!!! Classes are held at the Central Connecticut State University Institute of Technology and Business Development.

See Table Below:  Note those listed as TBD are still under development.

Please provide feedback to the Education Chair (education@asqhartford.org) if you have an interest in being an Instructor or ideas for Quality Topics to be considered. Visit ASQHartford.org for Registration & more information.


ASQ Hartford Events Schedule - Tracker 2019
Membership Monthly Event Date
AESQ Standards 10-Jan
Valentine’s Day Celebration Adams Mill 14-Feb
Cyber Security (CONNSTEP) 14-Mar
REACh and Materials of Concern 11-Apr
Tour: UTC Collins Aero Customer Resp. Ctr 9-May
Zero Defect Plans (ZDP) 13-Jun
Cources/Workshops Date
CQE/CQT Course (Active)  Feb 5, 2019
CMQ/OE Course  (Active) Feb 7, 2019
PPAP Workshop Fall 2019
Lean Six Sigma TBD (Fall)
Capacity Planning TBD (Fall)
Other TBD (Fall)


We are very interested in hearing for you on what Guest Speaker Events/Subjects we can deliver in September, October and November of this year. 

We hope to continue to grow our attendance at our monthly meetings; this is a great opportunity to expand your awareness in the Quality field and “Network” with other Quality Professionals. Familiar faces are always welcomed back and I hope those numbers grow as well!! 



Bill Forthofer, Chair Hartford Section 0103


Thank you to Jeff Orszak for his informative presentation on Cybersecurity

Presentation material can be found here.  


Please join us in April for our next member event!


Cybersecurity edited 




14-Mar Cyber Sceurity - CONNSTEP
11-Apr REACh and Materials of Concern
9-May Tour - UTAS Windsor Locks Customer Response Center (CRC)
13-Jun Zero Defect Plan (ZDP)


Registration is forthcoming

Hartford Section ASQ 0103 2019 Leadership Team Candidates/ Appointees


Elected Position Candidate
Chair Bill Forthofer
Secretary Stephen Gabbert
Treasurer Roy Duff
Committee Chairs Appointee
Arrangements Roger Jahn
Audit Tom Gallagher
Awards Richard Ott
Education Mark Roy
Membership Vivian Vidal Otero
Nominations Tom Gallagher
PAR Bill Forthofer
Programs Dennis Gareau
Publicity/ Marketing Nicole Boney-Sharpe


To be presented to ASQ 0103 at November 8, 2018 Membership Meeting.  

                                           Tom Gallagher 
  Nominating Committee Chair
  October 12, 2018