What We Do

The Pacific Regional Chapter of the Society of Quality Assurance serves as the focal point for Research Quality Assurance interests in the region of California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii, and Alaska. We encourage interactions among Quality Assurance professionals in government, industry and academia; and also sponsor educational programs in Quality Assurance.
We hold annual meetings that offer QA training. Past meetings have covered regulatory topics such as, Computer Validation, Good Clinical Practices, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices and Quality Assurance. Our guest speakers have included a variety of professionals in the field. It is a friendly question and answer forum accompanied by a luncheon provided by our host. You don't have to be a member of PRCSQA to attend our meetings!


The Pacific Regional Chapter of the Society of Quality Assurance (PRCSQA) is a professional membership organization dedicated to providing its members a voice and opportunity to participate in the future of their profession in quality assurance; essential to human, animal and environmental health.


PRCSQA serves as the focal point for regulatory compliance quality assurance professionals in the Pacific Region providing education, training, communication and information exchange.
  • The chapter holds low-cost, effective meetings where experienced industry professionals and regulatory agency representatives present vital issues and are available for discussion.
  • Meetings provide a forum for networking and establishing professional relationships.
  • There are opportunities for individuals to participate in chapter operation as officers, committee members, or speakers thus improving the organization and providing personal growth.
  • As part of SQA, our chapter contributes to the collaborative relationship between the regulatory agencies and ourselves thus giving us a voice in future regulatory actions.