ASQ's pertinent current references specify how its Member Units are connected to the Society. Every ASQ Member Unit represents a distinct Interested Party, Relationships between the Society and its individual Member Units are validated and reinforced by documented and signed agreements directly with the ASQ Chair. For Member Units which maintain Good Standing, the applicable Section Operating Agreement or Division Management Agreements remain in force in perpetuity without termination.
1. Origination, per the ASQ Bylaws
ASQ Bylaws 11/07/14 Board Modified
Any group that shares the objectives of the Society may apply for recognition by ASQ as a Member Unit. Member Unit communities shall encompass interested parties representing geographic locations and technical functions or business sectors as specified in the Policies.
Any Member Unit that fails to maintain good standing may be required by the Board of Directors to surrender its privileges
2. Good Standing
Good Standing represents the fulfillment of multiple governance and reporting practices performed by the Member Unit in accordance with the schedule and protocol defined by ASQ Finance and ASQ Community Development.
- Purchases new technology
- Hiring additional staff at ASQ HQ
- Increases to the investment capital for investments in marketable securities