Ron Schrotke is the Owner, and Principal, of Ron Schrotke, LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in quality and project management, engineering, and organizational administration – with particular involvement in the National Laboratory and Department of Energy (DOE) area. Mr. Schrotke has been a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) since 2000 and since 1987 has been an active participant on the ASME NQA-1 Committee on Nuclear Quality Assurance. Mr. Schrotke is the Chair of the NQA-1 Main Committee, since July 2008. He has provided significant support, for the NQA-1 Standard. Mr. Schrotke received his B.S. in Computer Science (with a Minor in Mathematics) from Washington State University, and has taken advanced course work in Health Physics and Radiation Protection.