Who is an Examiner?
- An individual passionate about helping New Mexico become the State of Excellence
- An individual with working sector knowledge (business, education, health care, government, non-profit)
- An individual with job experience that covers topics in most all seven Baldrige Criteria categories
- An individual with a reputation for ethical conduct and integrity
- An individual who can undertake a temporary ‘project’ and create a ‘unique product’ for Organizations
- An individual willing to commit personal time (approximately 110 hours)
- An individual who attends the required training
- An individual experienced with team work, contributing equally in effort and meeting required deadlines
- An Official Member of the NMPEA Board of Examiners
What are the Responsibilities of an Examiner?
- Attend training on the Baldrige Framework for Excellence® and a 2-day training session on the Project process
- Adhere to the Ethics, Code of Conduct, Confidentiality policies and disclose any Conflicts of Interest
- Evaluate an Organization’s written Self-Assessment including:
- Review, develop key factors, prepare written comments, determine scores,
- participate in team consensus meetings and site visit,
- prepare a written Feedback Report on strengths and opportunities for improvement
- participate in the Executive Briefing to clarify comments and offer additional feedback
What are the Benefits of being an Examiner?
- Professional development at its best!
- Professional challenge that expands knowledge base, enhances effectiveness, sharpens skills
- A key role in making New Mexico ‘the State of Excellence’
- Knowledge and application of the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence®
- Networking opportunities with other professionals
- Experience that adds value to your own organization
- Exposure to best practices
- Résumé builder
- Public recognition of service
Why would my employer support this?
- Examiners are able to see their Organization in a different light;
- Examiner knowledge and experience can be applied to benefit the organization;
- Examiners understand the value and mechanics of consensus building
- Examiners are exposed to best practices;
- Examiners are knowledgeable in the application of the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence®
- Your Employer will be recognized as an Organization supporting New Mexico’s quest to be ‘the State of Excellence’ in accordance with Executive Order 2012-003
Become An Examiner
Becoming an Examiner is a great way to contribute to New Mexico and grow as a professional! The 2018 Examiner application will be available for download by October 27, 2017.