ASQ Philadelphia Leadership Team

We feel we owe it to our membership to identify ourselves so when you attend our events you know who we are. We are all member-elected volunteers that are committed to serve our members. Contact us if you have questions, need more information about a particular topic, or are looking to become a volunteer! Click on our names to email us.

Section Officers

Chair ˗ Alex McCambridge

Alex McCambridge

Alex is a dedicated and professional Quality Systems Manager with M&C Specialties, an Illinois Tool Works Company. He is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and a Certified Quality Auditor.  He managed and maintained an ISO 9001:2008 quality management system. He has experience in developing new procedures and providing training for quality critical tasks. He has knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma tools to improve manufacturing process and customer satisfaction. He demonstrates fundamental understanding of extrusion, and both the injection and blow molding process. Alex managed and cataloged approximately 3,000 active standards and 430 different customers supplied testing compounds. Alex has B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering with the addition of a 10-year color career encompassing research and development and quality control. Alex can be emailed by clicking the link on his name.

Chair Elect ˗ Tom Petrocella

Tom Petrocella

Tom has been a member of ASQ since 2012. He was a CNC machinist for 20 years prior to moving into the quality profession at Interfab Machining. He is currently the Quality Manager at Marlton Pike Precision, an AS9100 certified company. He is interested in meeting other quality professionals and furthering his knowledge of quality. That is what attracted him to ASQ. The Philadelphia section has provided Tom with frequent events and education opportunities. Tom can be emailed by clicking the link on his name.

Vice Chair – Jeanette M. Pascuzzi-Heacock

Jeanette is passionate about enabling people to be empowered in transforming their health for a life fully realized. She does this by activating Life Science teams to create responsible human health innovation within Global Strategic Commercial Operations Process and Systems Improvement and Change Management.

A senior member of ASQ since 2004, holding ASQ certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Quality Auditor, Jeanette has contributed to ASQ as a Speaker, Education committee member, exam proctor and her company received two Large Company of the Year Recognitions for her contributions to the ASQ.  She holds a Lean Six Sigma Master credential from Villanova University, Certified Change Practitioner credential from Prosci, and PA and NJ State Boards of Pharmacy Registrations. She is the process of completing her PMP credential.

Jeanette graduated from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a BS in Pharmacy. She was awarded an MBA in Marketing from Drexel University. She entered the Life Science profession working in process excellence, project/change management and transformation roles for Fortune 100 Life Sciences Companies such as GE Healthcare, Pfizer, Wyeth and A.H. Robins as well as in the healthcare practice settings for Virtual Health and Kennedy Health Systems in New Jersey.

Jeanette contributes her time shaping and influencing the pharmaceutical industry having served on the board of PBIRG as VP Business Committees, she volunteers with the Life Science PA and Bio NJ Associations to further the advancement of Life Sciences in the Greater Philadelphia Region. She actively serves the Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association as Area Director of Public Relations and Marketing Committee.

Jeanette can be contacted can be emailed by clicking the link on her name or called at (484) 686-4256.

Treasurer & Financial Auditing ˗ Chris Connors

Chris Connors

Dr. Chris Connors is an ASQ certified Six-Sigma Black Belt. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. His skills include Lean Six Sigma, Executive Coaching, Design of Experiments, Design for Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Corporate Metrics and Dashboards, Balanced Scorecards, Executive Coaching, Survey Instrument Design and Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Instructional Design, Leadership Development, and Organizational Assessments.  Chris can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (610) 864-8637.

Secretary – Amy Rosborough

Amy Rosborough

Amy is a highly motivated scientist with over 12 years of pharmaceutical experience in the areas of solid dosage formulation, technical writing, analytical development, regulatory and quality assurance compliance, quality control auditing, and consent decree remediation. She is currently a Technical Writer with Johnson & Johnson. Amy holds a B.S. in Pharmacology and Toxicology, a Drug Product Certificate and an Accounting Certificate. She also holds an ASQ certificate as a Quality Auditor. Amy can be emailed by clicking the link on her name.

Special Interest Groups Leaders

K-12 Education and KAPE (now MAAPE) Liaison Chair ˗ Dave Gondak

Dave Gondak

Dave is the Director of Educational Services at Strategic Source, Inc. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Pennsylvania’s largest teachers’ union and led the strategic organizational and management development of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA). He currently serves as the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors for the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) – Pennsylvania’s Baldrige Quality improvement organization – and as K-12 Education Chair for the Philadelphia Section 0505 of the American Society for Quality. Dave has a B.S. in Education from the Pennsylvania State University. and a M. Ed. in Secondary Education. He taught chemistry and science at Central Bucks High School West. He also received his Principal’s Certification from Lehigh University. Dave recently received a Special Service award from the Section Leadership. Dave can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (215) 345-7355.

MAPBDG Chair & Baseline Audit Chair˗ Ray Lotfi

Ray Lofti

Ray is currently a consultant for Teleflex (Arrow International) in Limerick, Pennsylvania. He serves as the Chair for ASQ’s Section 0505 Mid-Atlantic Pharmaceutical/Biomedical Discussion Group and has been a past chair of the Section. He has been a Manager of Manufacturing Engineering Assembly and Packaging at Orthovita and Senior Principal Product Development Engineer at CertainTeed Corporation. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin and a M.S. in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Ray can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (610) 308 8495.

Committee Chairpersons

Certification Chair – HOW ABOUT YOU?

Recertification Chair – John Bielski

Correspondence for John can be mailed to 6 Walters Road,  Glen Mills, PA 19342. John can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (484) 680-6369.

Membership Database Chair ˗ Sam Couchara

Sam CoucharaSam has been a member since 1983. He is currently a Senior Member and has previously served as Membership Chair, Treasurer and Symposium Chair. He is currently a Quality Assurance Manager for the Advanced Informatics Group of Information International Associates, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN.  Sam can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (215) 887-1449.

Education Chair – Lou Angelucci

Lou Angelucci

Mr. Angelucci is a pharmaceutical professional with over 20 years experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, Validation, consent decree remediation as well as cGMP Compliance in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He has worked for several well-known companies including Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Meyers-Squibb, Pfizer, Schering Plough and Merck. His experience has been either as a direct employee or as a contracting consultant while employed at Foster Wheeler and Aker Kvaerner. As a consultant Mr. Angelucci has worked at various project locations domestically and in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Angelucci is a degreed engineer with two masters degrees in engineering, holds industry certifications with ASQ as a CQE, CQA and CPGP. He is currently the ASQ Philadelphia Section Education Chair. In addition, he holds PMP certification through the Project Management Institute. He has published numerous articles on the subjects of validation and compliance and has been a speaker to industry groups such as ISPE, IVT, DIA, PDA, ASQ and CFPA.

Golf Outing/Awards Chair – Kathy Maronski

Kathy is a ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Manager of Quality/ Organizational Excellence and Level One Lean. She holds an MBA and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. As a senior member of ASQ Kathy has served as the Section Chair, Education Chair and Awards Chair. Kathy has been a Quality Manager at the USSC Group Inc., and at Johnson Matthey Inc. While at Polaroid, Kathy’s most recent position was as a Variability Reduction Process (vrp) Program Manager who developed and ran a large scale worldwide enterprise improvement customized variability reduction program for camera and film manufacturing and new product development, as a precursor to Six Sigma.  She was selected to lead key initiative for $3B+ global fir.. Kathy can be emailed by clicking the link on her name or called at (484) 883-0672.

Marketing/Publicity ChairHOW ABOUT YOU?

Webmaster – Alison Sudhalter

Alison SudhalterAlison is a senior member who has been a member of ASQ since 2009 and holds her ASQ certification as a Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) and Quality Auditor (CQA). She was a past secretary for the section from 2010 – 2014. She has a B.S. in Special Education and a M.Ed. in Computer Science. Alison has over 13 years as a technical writer developing user documentation and online help for the OEM and software industry and over 15 years as a Documentation Specialist, Quality Assurance Analyst, Software Validation Engineer and IT Compliance Analyst. She works primarily in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry providing IT quality assurance and compliance consulting. She specializes in pharmaceutical quality assurance policy and procedural writing, computer systems validation and change management for IT applications and infrastructure. She received the ASQ Section 0505 Outstanding Service Award for 2009 – 2010 and the National Member Leader Excellence Award for 2011 -2012.

Audit Chair – Carl Vogel

Carl is a Senior Member of ASQ and has been a volunteer on the Philadelphia Section Leadership Team since 1996.  He has served on the Program Committee and became the first Publicity Chairman.  He was nominated as Vice Chair, Chair Elect and finishing as Section Chair in 2014.  Since then, he has served as Nominating Chairman, Audit Chairman and VOC Chairman.  He has received several honors from the Section, including the Irvin F. Hoffer Statistical Award. Carl is the Quality Systems Engineer at Johnson Matthey Noble Metals, NA in West Chester PA. He is a technically proficient quality and industrial engineering professional; 80% of his experience has been with biomedical metal components, ISO 13485 pharmaceutical software, cGMP pharmaceutical printing, and lab and process validation. He has transferred these quality principles to commodity-based industries including precious metal, printing and glass.

ASQ Region 5 Contacts

ASQ Region 5 Director – James F. Kittredge

James can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (215) 915-1908.

ASQ Region 5 Community Development Representative – Robert Cross

Robert can be emailed by clicking the link on his name or called at (800) 248-1946 ext. 7423