ASQ St. Louis Section 1304 Awards

ASQ St. Louis Awards

A. VEZEAU AWARD – for TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT in the field of QUALITY

B. KAUFFMAN AWARD – for MERITORIOUS SERVICE to the SECTION

C. DEUFEL EXTRA MEASURE AWARD – for ABOVE and BEYOND CONTRIBUTION to the SECTION

D. VOLUNTEER EXCELLENCE AWARD – for a SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION of VOLUNTEERISM to the SECTION

 

A. VEZEAU AWARD – for TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT in the field of QUALITY

The Waldo A. Vezeau Award for Technical Achievement in the Field of Quality was created in 1972 to honor the St. Louis University Professor who was a pioneer in the St. Louis Quality Discipline for demonstrating and expanding the pursuit of technical achievement in Quality fields.Lester S. Kauffman Meritorious Service Award.

2012 Vezeau Award Recipient

Dr. Elizabeth Cudney keeps the trophy for another year

Vezeau Award Criteria

  1. Articles published, papers presented, workshops and training programs conducted
  2. Creative Activity in ASQ – not just the St. Louis Section
  3. Achievements do not have to be in any one year

 

B. KAUFFMAN AWARD – for MERITORIOUS SERVICE to the SECTION

The Kauffman Award was named for Lester S. Kauffman, who was the innovative founder, organizer, and first President of the ASQ St. Louis Section. To commemorate his memory, the St. Louis Section designated a plaque in 1952 to be awarded each year to the person who had performed outstanding and meritorious service to the Section.

2013 Kauffman Award Recipient

Kim Rochetti

Kauffman Award Criteria

  1. Section Member for at least FIVE years
  2. PRIMARY ASSET – Service to the St. Louis Section, i.e. Administration, Meeting, Conference, and Committee Activity
  3. Service contributions do not have to be in the same year

 

C. DEUFEL EXTRA MEASURE AWARD – for ABOVE and BEYOND CONTRIBUTION to the SECTION

The Extra Measure Award was created in April 2001 to recognize the results of a Member’s special, unusual, or singular efforts on accomplishments. It is in the form of a plaque and will be presented to the recipient at the annual Section Awards Meeting. It was modified in 2008 to honor Dr. Robert Duefel (“Dr. Bob”), a long-time member of the St. Louis Section Board of Directors/Leadership Committee. Dr. Bob also supported the section as an instructor for Refresher Classes and as an habitual conference volunteer.

2013 Deufel Extra Measure Award Recipients

Jim Ebone & Randy Thompson

Deufel Extra Measure Award Criteria

  1. Full membership in good standing
  2. Either an above and beyond the normal volunteer effort for a special event or,
  3. Above and beyond contribution based on long-term service to the section.

 

D. VOLUNTEER EXCELLENCE AWARD – for a SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION of VOLUNTEERISM to the SECTION

The Volunteer Excellence Award was created in April 2005 to recognize the results of a Member’s special, unusual, or singular efforts on accomplishments. It is in the form of a plaque and will be presented to the recipient at the annual Section Awards Meeting.

2013 Volunteer Excellence Award Recipient

Jesse Stevenson

Volunteer Excellence Award Criteria

  1. Full membership in good standing
  2. A high or special level of volunteerism for a special event or
  3. A high or special level of volunteerism based on long-term service to the section.
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