State, Local, and Regional Quality Awards

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Alabama

Alabama Quality Award

Linda Vincent — Assistant Director
Alabama Productivity Center
249 Bidgood Hall
P.O. Box 870318
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0318
Phone: 205-348-8994
Fax: 205-348-9391
E-mail: Linda@proctr.cba.ua.edu

Arkansas

Arkansas Quality Award

Barbara Harvel — Executive Director
Arkansas Quality Award, Inc.
One Chamber Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72201-1618
Phone: 501-373-1300
Fax: 501-373-1976
E-mail: qualityar@cs.com

Arizona

Arizona State Quality Award

Christopher Stevens — Executive Director
Arizona Quality Alliance
3737 N. Seventh Street, Suite 157
Phoenix, AZ 85014-5079
Phone: 602-636-1383
Fax: 602-636-1377
E-mail: aqa@arizona-excellence.com

California

California Awards for Performance Excellence

Thomas D. Hinton — President
California Council for Excellence
P0 Box 1235
Poway, CA 92074-1235
Phone: 858-486-0400
Fax: 858-486-8595
E-mail: tom@calexcellence.org

Colorado

Colorado Performance Excellence Award

Barbara Davis — President
Colorado Performance Excellence
700 N. Colorado Blvd. #354
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-893-2739
Fax: 303-331-6851
E-mail: bdavis@coloradoexcellence.org

Connecticut

Connecticut Quality Improvement Award

Sheila Carmine — founder and executive director
The Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership, Inc.
P.O. Box 1396
Stamford, CT 06904
Phone: 203-322-9534
E-mail: cqia@aol.com

Delaware

Delaware Quality Award

Paul Kelner
Delaware Quality Awards
c/o Accolade Alliance, LLC
522 South Walnut St.
Wilmington, DE 19801-5230
Phone: 302-654-4510
Fax: 302-654-0783
E-mail: accolade@jadel.org

Florida

Governor’s Sterling Award

John Pieno
Florida Sterling Council
P.O. Box 13907
Tallahassee, FL 32317-3907
Phone: 850-922-5316
Fax: 850-488-7579
E-mail: jpieno@floridasterling.com

Georgia

Georgia Oglethorpe Award

Victoria Taylor
Georgia Oglethorpe Award Process, Inc.
148 International Blvd. NE
Suite 650
Atlanta, GA 30303-1751
Phone: 404-651-8405
Fax: 404-651-9377
E-mail: goap@mindspring.com

Iowa

Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence

Gary Nesteby — Director
Iowa Quality Center
3375 Armar Drive
Marion, IA 52302
Phone: 3319-398-7101
Fax: 319-398-5698
E-mail: info@iowaqc.org

Idaho

Idaho Quality Award

Illinois

The Lincoln Awards for Business Excellence

Paul G. Kuchuris, Jr. — President/CEO
The Lincoln Foundation for Performance Excellence c/o Tellabs, Inc.
1415 West Diehl Road
Mail Stop 514
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630-637-1595
Fax: 630-579-1620
E-mail: pkuchuris@lincolnaward.org

Kansas

Kansas Award for Excellence

John Shoemaker — Director
Kansas Award for Excellence
Columbian Building, Suite 509
112-114W. 6th
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 800-743-6767
Fax: 785-234-8777
E-mail: jshoemaker@qof.com

Louisiana

Louisiana Quality Award

Corinne Dupuy — President
Louisiana Quality Foundation
c/o Louisiana Productivity Center
P.O. Box 44172
Lafayette, LA 70504-4172
Phone: 337-482-6422
Fax: 337-262-5472
E-mail: cdupuy@louisiana.edu

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Quality Award

Perry Jewell — Acting President
MassExcellence
600 Suffolk Street (5th Floor)
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-2403
Fax: 978-934-4035
E-mail: info@massexcellence.com

Pioneer Valley Business Excellence Award

Maryland

Maryland Quality & U.S. Senate Productivity Awards

Marty Stephens, Program Manager
Maryland Performance Excellence Awards
3114 Potomac Bldg. 092
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-7173
Fax: 301-403-4105
E-mail: martys@umd.edu

Governor’s Quality Awards

Andrea Sutton
Governor’s Quality Award Program
Dept. of Budget and Management
Ctr. for Continuous Quality Improvement
301 W. Preston Street, Room 602
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-4751
Fax: 410-333-7456

Michigan

Michigan Quality Leadership Award

Bill Kalmar — Director, Michigan Quality Council
Oakland University
525 O’Dowd Hall
Rochester, Ml 48309-4401
Phone: 248-370-4552
Fax: 248-370-4628
E-mail: kalmar@oakland.edu

Minnesota

Minnesota Quality Award

Brian Lassiter
Minnesota Council for Quality
PMB 156
13033 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305-1807
Phone: 612-462-3577
Fax: 763-476-1614
E-mail: MC4quality@aol.com

Missouri

Missouri Quality Award

Brenda Haffield — Director
Excellence in Missouri Foundation
205 Jefferson St., 14 Fl.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-526-1727
Fax: 573-526-1729

Mississippi

Mississippi Quality Award

Duane Hamill
Mississippi Quality Award
State Board for Junior & Comm. College
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-432-6349
Fax: 601-432-6363
E-mail: dhamill@sbcjc.cc.ms.us

Nebraska

Nebraska Edgerton Quality Awards

The Nebraska Edgerton Quality Awards
Existing Business Assistance Division
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94666
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 402-471-3745
Toll Free: 800-426-6505
Fax: 402-471-3778
E-mail: edgerton.info@ded.ne.gov

Nevada

The Nevada Governor’s Awards for Performance Excellence

New Hampshire

Granite State Quality Award

Tom Raffio
Granite State Quality Council
P.O. Box 29
Manchester, NH 03105-0029
Phone: 603-223-1312
Fax: 603-223-1299
E-Mail: quality@gsqc.com

New Jersey

New Jersey Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence

New Mexico

New Mexico Quality Awards

Julia Gabaldon — President
Quality New Mexico
P.O. Box 25005
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Phone: 505-944-2001
Fax: 505-944-2002
E-Mail: qnm@quality-newmexico.org

New York

The Governor’s Award for Excellence

Ohio

Ohio Award for Excellence

Michael DiMonte — Executive Director
Ohio Award for Excellence
Kent State University
College of Business Administration
Room 306
Kent, OH 44242
Phone: 330-672-2102
Fax: 330-672-9495
E-Mail: mdimonte@bsa3.kent.edu

Small Business of Year Awards

Mandy Justice
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
4540 Cooper Road
Suite 305
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone: 513-686-2946
Fax: 513-686-2999

Quality Dayton Excellence Award

Charlene Marbury — TQI Coordinator
Dayton VA Medical Center
4100 W. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428
Phone: 937-267-3925
Fax: 937-267-5386
E-Mail: marbury.char@dayton.va.gov

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Quality Award

Mike Strong — Executive Director
OK Quality Award Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 26980
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0980
Phone: 405-815-5295
Fax: 405-815-5205
E-Mail: mike.strong@oklahomaquality.com

Oregon

Oregon Excellence Awards

Pennsylvania

Keystone Performance Excellence Award

Betty Rose
Keystone Performance Excellence Award
2504 Raleigh Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-560-2910
Fax: 717-581-5261
E-Mail: betty.rose@verizon .net

Lancaster Chamber Performance Excellence Award

Sandi Thompson — Programs Director
Lancaster Chamber Performance
Excellence Award
The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry
P.O. Box 1558
Lancaster, PA 17608-1558
Phone: 717-397-4049
Fax: 717-293-3159
E-Mail: sthompso@lcci.com

Central Pennsylvania Quality Award

Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County
200 Innovation Blvd, Suite 150
State College PA 16803
Phone: 814-234-1829
Fax: 814-234-5869
E-Mail: cbicc@cbicc.org

South Carolina

South Carolina Governor’s Quality Award

Jeanette Reeves
South Carolina Quality Forum
Univ. of South Carolina Spartanburg
800 University Way, Rampey Center
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 1-888-231-0578
Fax: 864-503-5995
E-Mail: jreeves@gw.uscs.edu

Tennessee

Chamber of Commerce Quality Award

Dr. Donald C. Fisher — Exec. Director & Award Administrator
Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce
MSQPC - The Quality Center
22 N. Front St., Suite 200
MemDhis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-543-3551
Fax: 901-543-3510
E-Mail: dfisher@memphischamber.com

Tennessee Quality Award

Marie B. Williams — President
Tennessee Quality Award
TN Economic Development Center
333 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615-214-3106
Fax: 615-214-8933
E-Mail: tqa@bellsouth.net

Greater Memphis Association for Quality

James Lippy — Executive Director
Greater Memphis Association for Quality
The University of Memphis
213 Alumni Center
Memphis, TN 38152-3760
Phone: 901-678-4268
Fax: 901-678-4301
E-Mail: jlippy@memphis.edu

Texas

Texas Award for Performance Excellence

Jane Westbrook — Program Manager
Quality Texas Foundation
1402 Corinth Street, Suite 2004
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214-565-8550
Fax: 214-565-9082
E-Mail: quality-info@texas-quality.org

Houston Torch Awards for Excellence

E-Mail: awards@bbbhou.org

Central Texas Regional Performance Excellence Award

Tony Perez - Program Director
UTCPE
P.O. Box 7518
Austin, Texas 78713
Phone: 512-232-9530
Fax: 512-232-6126
tperez@austin.utexas.edu

Utah

Utah Quality Award

Don E. Hall
c/o Utah Quality Council
Utah Quality Award
P.O. Box 271367
Salt Lake City, UT 84127-1367
Phone: 801-825-3336
Fax: 801-825-3337
E-Mail: DEHall@utahqualityaward.org

Virginia

U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Award for VA

Chris Green
U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Award
P.O. Box 6099
Suffolk, Virginia 23433
Phone: 703-993-2885
E-Mail: cgreen5@gmu.edu

Vermont

Vermont Performance Excellence Awards

Wendy Steager — President
Vermont Council for Quality
Champlain Mill
1 Main Street
Winooski, VT 05404
Phone: 802-655-1910
Fax: 802-655-1932
E-Mail: laurievcq@aol.com

Washington

Washington State Quality Award

Judy Gustin — Program Manager
Washington State Quality Award
P.O. Box 11669
Olympia, WA 98508-1669
Phone: 80-517-8264
Fax: 360-455-1357
E-mail: WSQAprogram_manager@wsqa.net

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Forward Award

Elizabeth Menzer — Executive Director
Wisconsin Forward Award, Inc.
14W. Muffin Street, Suite 103
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-663-5300
Fax: 608-663-5302
E-Mail: menzer@forwardaward.org