Education Chair Position Description

One year: January 1 to December 31.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Section Leadership Committee (SLC) to set goals/metrics to support the section's management process as they relate to education
  • Communicate/report to the SLC activities performed, status of performance against goals/metric set, etc. for education
  • Create and implement plan to address educational issues of the section, or enhance previous Education Chair's plan
  • Arrange and determine format, presenters, resources, objectives, teaching methods and materials for educational events
  • Prepare MOUs for any co-sponsored educational programs and obtain approval from headquarters
  • Evaluate results from all educational events and present to SLC
  • Inform section members of courses offered by ASQ headquarters
  • Work with section recertification chair to determine certification course needs of the section
  • Share certification exam results with certification chair, section chair and other interested volunteers
  • Attend SLC and regular membership meetings
  • Uphold Society Bylaws, Policies and Procedures, and Section Operating Agreement



  • Must be an ASQ member in good standing
  • Preferably will have been a participant in section committee activities
  • Should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with others


Time Commitment
Approximately 3 - 4 hours per month (outside of section and executive committee meetings)

The following resources, and others, can be found in the Member Leader Community of Practice Web site at

  • Meetings and Collaboration:
    • Co-Sponsorships, Joint Ventures, and MOUs
    • Hiring an Independent Contractor


The following resources can be found on Sign in as a member.

  • Policy G-41 Society Involvement with Other Organizations and the Use of ASQ's Logo
  • Policy G-42 Joint Activities of Society and Member Units