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Joyce Orsini, PhD, is an Emeritus Board Member of The W. Edwards Deming Institute. In addition, she has served on the boards of a number of banks, pension funds, non-profits, and other organizations. Dr. Orsini is the Director of the former Deming Scholars MBA Program at Fordham University Graduate School of Business, where she has taught for 30 years. She used Dr. Deming’s theory of management to conduct the program, and Deming’s theory was incorporated in the curriculum. See More
Linda Deming Ratcliff taught 30 years in primary and special education, specializing in learning disabilities. After retirement from full-time teaching, she worked in the special education department of the local school system as an educational diagnostician for Child Find and a case manager for the Department of Special Education Appeals. She and her husband now carry out much of the administrative work of the Deming Institute. She holds a BS in elementary education, psychology and philosophy from Longwood College and an M.S. in special education from George Washington University. She was named as one of the Outstanding Teachers of America in 1973.