ASQ Section 509 General Membership Meeting September 2021

Thursday, September 16 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM [EDT]

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Thursday, September 16 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM [EDT]

ASQ Section 509 Presents:


Transitioning into a New Leadership Role with Confidence


·        Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

·        Time: 6:30-8:00PM

·        Location: Virtual (hyperlink will be sent prior to event)

·        Cost: FREE

As quality professionals we are called to lead in many different ways, everything from leading auditing teams to interacting with senior leadership. As our scope of responsibility grows, we cannot be involved in every detail on a day-to-day basis. We have to trust the people we work with to do their job in order for us to focus on the bigger picture.

During this interactive session, we will follow a new leader on their journey as they start in a new role as the Quality Manager. We will explore how to make the first 90-days meaningful and impactful. You will get to practice with a small group in a virtual breakout room:

·        How to prepare yourself for this new role and to develop a plan for how you want to lead. 

·        Key things your manager, team, and stakeholders are wondering about you in this new role.

·        A set of tools, techniques, and a framework for the first 90-days.

This session is filled with actionable real-world advice that you can apply whether you are a seasoned leader, an aspiring manager, a consultant, or trying to thrive in your current role.

Join us for this hands-on mini workshop!

Speaker Bio:

Sandra Menzies, MS, ICF-ACC, PMI-PMP, ASQ-CQA

Ms. Menzies has been a senior member of ASQ since 2001, a member of PMI since 2015, and an Associate Certified Coach since 2018. Ms. Menzies brings more than 30 years of diverse experience. Growing up in a small town, she put herself through college and has succeeded in the face of many challenges.

She moved to a metropolitan area, knowing no one, to start her career as a biomedical researcher. She has worked in private and governmental organizations gaining experience in quality system development and auditing, process improvement, change management, strategic planning, project management, mindful leadership, and helping people find their voice and personal power.

Steven Gruyters

Mr. Gruyters partners with visionary leaders to unlock the potential of Hybrid work. He believes we are at a crossroads for the world of knowledge work. We can choose to go back to pre-pandemic 1950s management techniques, or we can upgrade our ways of working for the age of Hybrid work. Steven built high performing Hybrid teams in traditional corporations as a 100% remote leader for over 20 years. He is a coach, trainer and speaker on the topics of leadership, culture and collaboration.


  • 6:30-6:45PM - Opening Remarks
  • 6:45 - 7:45PM - Presentation, Breakout Sessions, Q&A
  • 7:45 - 8:00PM - Closing remarks

Cancellation policy

Please notify the event organizer in the event you are unalbe to attend this event.

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ASQ Section 509 General Membership Meeting September 2021

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