NIST logo
*


Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Organization Chart

The Malcolm Baldrige Award Organization Chart shows the Department of Commerce.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has the Baldrige National Quality Program (BNQP).There is also a contractor (currently the American Society for Quality - ASQ), a Board of Examiners which includes Judges, Examiners, and Senior Examiners; a Board of Overseers; and Baldrige Award Recipients.  Not directly related by an organizational line is a Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Cooperating Organizations such as the Alliance for Performance Excellence, Professional Societies, Trade Associations, and State and Local Programs.

The Baldrige Enterprise is composed of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program; and program partners including ASQ and the Alliance for Performance Excellence programs.