MEETING - 5/9/2019

"Process Ownership"

Presenter: Deanne Sparr of simpleQuE - Quality Excellence Made Simple

This discussion covers all the standards and will address the "pain points" that many quality professionals now experience from the lack of responsibility and authority that other managers must meet for the new standard requirements.  

Deanne Sparr is Executive VP and COO of simpleQuE and joined the company full-time in 2014. In addition to her executive management role, she is responsible for sales and business development and leads consulting, auditing and training activities. With 25 years of experience in quality, manufacturing and certification, Deanne has and extensive management and quality background. She worked nearly 12 years for Smithers Quality Assurance as a Project Manager, Sales Development and Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001 and ISO/TS 16949.

In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the Akron U, Deanne has an MBA from Ashland University.

Certifications and Training: ISO/TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 18001 and ISO 14001 Certified Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global Certified QMS Auditor, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 Requirements Training, ISO 19011:2018 Training.


Our meeting will be in room 117 within the Spitzer Conference Center. Please note the monitor on the right as you come in to check for any last minute room changes

Time: 6 pm, announcements: 6:40 pm with the presentation beginning by 6:55 pm.

Dinner fee: $5.00 for members and $10.00 for guests. Speakers always eat free!!! Want to speak/present at a future meeting - let one of the leadership know!

I hope many of you can come to this meeting as this will be a very good topic! 

Please RSVP me Monday 5/6 by 2 pm for a good headcount for the caterer. I will give them a preliminary count but I still need to know who is definitely attending. 

My email: or text: 440-667-4626.

Thank you all for tolerating my tardiness of this message and hope to see many of you on May 9th!


Denice Marcinko, Secretary

ASQ Elyria/Lorain 0814