Quality Magazine

Association News

April 18, 2006
  • The Association for Operations Management (APICS, Alexandria, VA) announces the 2006 board of directors. The board took office January 1.

    2006 APICS Board of Directors
    President,
    Nicholas M. Testa

    President-Elect,
    Joseph F. Shedlawski

    Secretary/Treasurer,
    Robert J. Vokurka

    Vice President Customers,
    Janet Steiner Soukup

    Vice President Chapter Development,
    Ronald K. Althaus

    Vice President Education,
    Mary Moravec

    Past President,
    Thomas J. Krupka
  • The SME Education Foundation (SME-EF, Dearborn, MI), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing manufacturing education, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a not-for-profit organization that promotes pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a framework for the development of a relevant, hands-on, summer educational program manufacturing, engineering, science and technology in three markets-each located in the greater areas of Rochester, NY, and Los Angeles and San Diego. Specific locations for the 2006 summer programs will be announced at a later date.