Recertification Chair Position Description

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)