Meet Dan Sniezek – Regional Coordinator for the Northeast United States and Member of the Life Member Committee
Daniel Sniezek has 25+ years of experience in the development and maintenance of highly complex and highly available systems. He is an internationally sought technical advisor and speaker on subjects of software quality, computerized reliability, Systems Engineering, Systems Safety, quality systems, and process improvements.
Mr. Sniezek’s career centered on helping companies, governments, and people improve through the use of visual thinking, quality management tools, and cafe-style techniques. He uses his skills as an engineer and artist to convey complex concepts. He began his education at Youngstown State University, where he received his degree in Electrical Engineering. His graduate work was at Binghamton University.
He currently serves as Regional Director, and Past Section Affairs Council Chair for the American Society of Quality and is the recipient of the coveted Paul A. Robert’s Award presented to him in 1996 for his outstanding effort, dedication, and contribution to the ASQ Binghamton Section. He currently holds the membership grade of Fellow in ASQ. He also serves as a former IEEE Area Chair, Region 1 Government Relations Chair, Region 1 Life Member Chair, Life Member Committee Member, and is a Senior Life Member.
Mr. Sniezek’s mentors are Dr. Deming, the father of Total Quality Management, and Mr. Don Gause, the writer of the book “Quality before Design”. Dr. Deming taught him the need for the use of statistics in process improvements. Mr. Don Gause mentored Mr. Sniezek as his advisor during his graduate studies at the University of Binghamton. Mr. Sniezek’s studies centered on the area of the design process used in computerized systems.
He received the ASQ Lancaster Metal in Seattle, Washington, in 2018. The ASQ Metal is one of the American Society for Quality awards given for his dedication to the implementation of quality principles worldwide.