Recertification Chair Position Description

Depreciated as ASQ has assumed full control of certification exams

General Description
Coordinate and manage section activities related to ASQ’s recertification program. Help section members with the recertification process.

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 recertification
  • Communicate/report to the SLC activities performed, status of performance against goals/metric set, etc. for recertification
  • Evaluate applications for recertification and validate areas of professional activity
  • Ensure timely submission of information to ASQ Headquarters
  • Maintain contact with applicants to communicate status of their application.
  • Provide timely information related to the submission of recertification application/journals to the newsletter editor
  • Attend SLC meetings and general membership meetings
  • Uphold Society Bylaws, Policies and Procedures, and Section Operating Agreement



  • Must be an ASQ member in good standing
  • Must hold one of ASQ’s certifications requiring recertification
  • Should possess strong organization skills


Time Commitment
Approximately 2 – 4 hours per month (outside of SLC and membership meetings). The recertification deadlines are June 30 and December 31 annually; the busiest months are generally May/June and November/December.


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

  • Society Policies and Procedures (A11: Certification Program; A12: Recertification Program; G7: Member Information Disclosure and Use)
  • ASQ Certification and Recertification information
  • Member Leader Community of Practice (SharePoint site index, membership lists, find a member leader)