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Quality Assurance Exchange June 2006, Volume 2 Issue 2

Quality Assurance Exchange June 2006, Volume 2 Issue 2

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Corporate Performance Assessment
Office of Quality Assurance Programs (EH-31)

SECRETARY BODMAN EMPHASIZES QUALITY ASSURANCE

On April 26, 2006, the Secretary of Energy, Samuel W. Bodman, issued a memorandum on “Improving Quality Assurance.” In this memorandum, the Secretary reminded all Departmental Elements of the following: “Effective implementation of Quality Assurance (QA) Programs is critical to achieving results and accomplishing the Department’s mission. The Department has had several examples where the quality of work has negatively impacted the mission resulting in rework, delays, and cost growth, all in a time of limited resources.