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!  We are looking forward to having you serve as a member of the 2019 Board of New Mexico Performance Excellence Award Examiners!