The award, created by public law in 1987, is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive. The award aims to reward quality in the business, health care, education, and nonprofit sectors.
As an examiner, Dr. Calingo is responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the Award. The board is composed of approximately 500 leading experts selected from industry, professional and trade organizations, education and health care organizations and government. Those selected meet the highest standards of qualification and peer recognition. All members of the board must take part in a preparation course based on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence and the scoring and evaluation processes for the Baldrige Award.
Posted May 10, 2007