Announcing the STC CAC 2017-2018

CAC for the 2017-2018 program year

Core Team

  • Chair: Liz Herman
  • Vice Chair: Jessie Mallory
  • Education: Rachel Houghton
  • Communication: Ramesh Aiyyangar
  • Outreach: Lloyd Thompson-Taylor and Tavia Record
  • Advisory Members: Jackie Damrau and Ben Woelk

Volunteers 

  • Education: Steven Jong (Webinars), Roger Renteria (Adobe Connect), Tim Esposito (Websites)
  • Communication: Viqui Dill, Greta Boller
  • Outreach:
    Students: Jessie Mallory (Lead), Kiranmayee Pamarthy
    SIGs: Jamye Sagan (Lead), James Bousquet
    Chapters: Bob Young, Roheena Dhunjeebhoy

 

Who’s There for Communities? The Geographic Chapter Outreach Team

Who’s There for Communities? Meet the CAC Team for 2016 -2017

Community leaders will be glad to hear that once again, the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) has got their back in 2016-2017. If you need help, feel stuck, or just want ideas, look to the CAC as your connection to STC resources, Board of Directors, and staff.

Let’s introduce this year’s team so you can reach out.

Rick Lippincott

Geographic Chapter Outreach Team Member

Rick Lippincott, an Associate Fellow from the New England STC chapter, has been on the Outreach team for over two years and serves the CAC to facilitate communication between the chapters and the Board. He feels strongly that geographic chapters remain as the heart and soul of the STC, and provide some of the best opportunities to serve the members.

When not working on STC activity, Rick is a Senior Technical Writer at Analogic in Peabody, MA and is the author of the Squadron/Signal book “C-5 Galaxy in Action.”

Contact Rick to connect directly with your representative on the Outreach Team

Tweet to Rick at @rjl6955

Bob Young

Geographic Chapter Outreach Team Member

Bob Young, a Fellow from the Northeast Ohio STC chapter, has been assisting the Outreach Team for several years. Our job is to open communication channels between chapters and the Board of Directors. We offer support to chapter leaders to make their life easier and put enthusiasm into the spirit of volunteerism.

Contact Bob with any questions.

Jessica Rineer

Geographic Chapter Outreach Team Member

Jessica is a past president of the Philadelphia Metro Chapter. She is currently co-chairing CONDUIT 2017 – The STC-PMC Mid-Atlantic TechComm Conference. She was awarded the Distinguished Chapter Service Award in 2016.

Jessica Rineer is a chapter outreach team member.  She wants to see the chapters thrive! In this role, she is available to help chapter leaders find answers to questions and provide guidance if needed.

Feel free to contact her or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Tweet to Jessica at @jess_rineer

Elizabeth O’Neill

Geographic Chapter Outreach Team Member

Elizabeth O’Neill is a Senior Technical Writer and Editor in the Kansas City, MO area. She has gained tremendous personal and professional dividends from STC membership and the technical writing field. She frequently attends the International Summit and serves as a competition judge and mentor.  

Connect with Elizabeth O’Neill on LinkedIn.

Tweet to Elizabeth at @kctechwriter

Rohina Dhunjeebhoy

Geographic Chapter Outreach Team Member

Rohina Dhunjeebhoy is a chapter outreach team member.  She wants to see the chapters thrive! In this role, she is available to help chapter leaders find answers to questions and provide guidance if needed.

Rohina is an Information Developer at DELL EMC in Toronto.

Rohina has held various positions in the STC Toronto administrative council, and is currently the past president of the Toronto Chapter.

Contact Rohina when you want to build and maintain strong community leadership teams.
Connect with Rohina on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The 2016-2017 STC CAC has got your back!

If you need help, or have a question or suggestion, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Who’s There for Communities? The Succession Planning Team

Who’s There for Communities? Meet the CAC Team for 2016 -2017

Community leaders will be glad to hear that once again, the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) has got their back in 2016-2017. If you need help, feel stuck, or just want ideas, look to the CAC as your connection to STC resources, Board of Directors, and staff.

Let’s introduce this year’s team so you can reach out.

Lori Meyer

Succession Planning Task Force Lead

Lori Meyer heads up the Succession Planning Task Force. Lori, an STC Fellow, is a leader and volunteer in eight STC communities. She has served in several community leadership roles, including chapter president, SIG co-manager, secretary, treasurer, and membership manager. Currently, she serves as president of the Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter, co-manager of the Instructional Design and Learning SIG, and membership manager of five chapters. She also has served as a competition judge and a mentor. She is working on putting all of this experience to work to help fellow community leaders stay enthusiastic about their involvement with STC and plan for ongoing success.

Lori lives in northern California, where she develops and edits content for cloud-based software applications.

Contact Lori when you want to build and maintain strong community leadership teams. She loves to hear about leadership success stories and challenges!

Tweet to Lori at @lrmeyer747

Read more about Lori at http://wdcb.stcwdc.org/about-us/chapter-bios/meyer-bio/

Sean Stevenson

Succession Planning Task Force Member

Sean Stevenson, Immediate Past President of the Washington, DC-Baltimore chapter of STC, is a technical communicator working in business development. He started as a creative writer who taught writing on the side, and eventually realized he needed a career, not just a means to support himself. In 2008, he took a job at Northrop Grumman in Maryland as a Technical Editor. Over time, he found his way into business development and in 2013, took a job as a proposal manager at EMCOR Government Services in Arlington, VA. Sean has an MFA in playwriting from the Actors Studio Drama School and a B.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago. He teaches yoga in his spare time and wants to teach English as a Foreign Language again.  

Tweet to Sean at @seanstevenson

Read more about Sean at http://wdcb.stcwdc.org/about-us/chapter-bios/stevenson-bio/

The 2016-2017 STC CAC has got your back!

If you need help, or have a question or suggestion, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Who’s There for Communities? The SIG Outreach Team

Who’s There for Communities? Meet the CAC Team for 2016 -2017

Community leaders will be glad to hear that once again, the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) has got their back in 2016-2017. If you need help, feel stuck, or just want ideas, look to the CAC as your connection to STC resources, Board of Directors, and staff.

Let’s introduce this year’s team so you can reach out.

Jamye Sagan

SIG Outreach Lead

Jamye Sagan and her team provide support and outreach to all the SIGs, to make sure they have the resources they need to manage their communities. Jamye belongs to three SIGs, currently serves on the Community Achievement Award and Pacesetter Award committees, and has written several book reviews for the Technical Communication journal. She is also a Senior Member of STC.  As the Pharmacy Communication Advisor for H-E-B, a regional grocery chain based in Texas, Jamye manages the communications between the corporate office and the store pharmacies.

Contact Jamye if you have any questions or concerns about SIGs.

Tweet to Jamye at @gimli_the_kitty

 

Ramesh Aiyyangar

SIG Outreach Team Member

Ramesh Aiyyangar is a SIG Outreach member and works closely with the Academic, Lone Writer, and Technical Editing SIGs. Ramesh would like these SIGs to thrive and provides all the support and resources that they may need to manage their communities.

Currently, Ramesh is also serving as an Editorial Advisory Board member for Technical Communication since 2015. He was a jury member for the 2015 Frank R. Smith Award.

In 2015, Ramesh was named Associate Fellow and awarded the Distinguished Chapter Service Award. Ramesh is a senior member of STC and has been involved in technical communication for 21+ years. He has served STC, and STC India for 16+ years in assorted positions, including: Immediate Past President, Election Officer, President, Secretary, and so on.

During the day, he works as Business Head – Technical Communication at Persistent Systems.

Contact Ramesh Aiyyangar if you need any resources, help or support for your community.

Tweet to Ramesh at @aiyyangar

 

James Bousquet

SIG Outreach Team Member

James Bousquet is a member of the SIG Outreach Team and works with the Accessibility, Instructional Design and Learning, and Usability and User Experience SIGs.

Jim has been continuously active on the STC Southwestern Ontario Chapter council since 2009, holding various roles—including treasurer, webmaster, president, and now immediate past president. He has been the treasurer of the Instructional Design and Learning SIG since 2014. He also served on the 2017 Community Budget Review Committee.

Jim lives in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and is a Senior Customer Trainer at ATS Life Sciences.

Contact Jim if you have questions or would like help to make your SIG successful.

Tweet to Jim at @jimbousquet