About AQAA

The Atlanta Quality Assurance Association was founded in 1984 with the belief that no one company or individual can learn everything that is needed to assure a Quality Environment. AQAA is a non-profit organization which is organized to share state-of-the-art Quality Assurance methods, tools and techniques among its members. Our membership is comprised of professionals working primarily in the information systems industry. AQAA is the Atlanta Chapter of the Quality Assurance Institute (QAI).

our mission





Career Advisory

QAI is the premiere leader in testing with over 300 chapters worldwide in 40 countries.
QAI is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year!
180,000 trained professionals in 40 countries
50,000 certified testers
QAI administers 11 certification programs for various IT disciplines
National QUEST conference every May

2021 Aqaa board

  • President - Costa Avradopoulos

  • Vice President - Susan Loth

  • Treasurer - Diane Walker

  • Membership Chair – Paulie Nok

  • Career Services - Leslie Brooks

  • Education Chair - Amy Jo

  • Public Relations - Stacy Galarza

  • Webmasters: Yusef Hoard & Shanel Henry

open board positions!

Please email us if you have any interest in the following positions for 2021:

  • Education

  • Membership

  • Webmaster

  • Sales/Marketing

Why should I consider joining the AQAA Board? What are the benefits?

  • Sense of pride and accomplishment

  • Looks great on your resume

  • Shows others that you are involved in giving back to the community, outside of your day job

  • 1 year access to all meetings/events for free ($300+ value)

  • Comradery and networking

  • Annual board celebration dinner

AQAA Meetings

AQAA meetings are generally held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, typically out of our Dunwoody location, however due to the pandemic all meetings are currently hosted virtually until further notice.

Subscribe for notifications to upcoming meetings here

Become an AQAA Member!

An annual membership in AQAA is only $75.

When you become a member, you get FREE admission to the conference!

Go to the membership page at the AQAA website for more information and the benefits of membership.