Category: Best Practices

These posts offer best practices to communities. If your community has a best practice to share, contact our CAC Webmaster.

Your Community at its Best: Building and Keeping Strong Leadership Teams January 27, 2017

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Slides from the presentation are available for viewing on Google Drive at  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1OjS1yhuPvRV0xtRVZULThicWs/view?usp=sharing

Special thanks to our speaker, Lori Meyer, and to Deborah Krat and Steve Jong for setting up the presentation.

Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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About the Webinar

How do you develop and keep strong leaders in your community? This webinar will look at:

  • What leadership means from various perspectives
  • The role of strong leadership in your community’s success
  • The challenges of maintaining leaders
  • Ways that chapters and SIGs can discover, attract, and keep the leaders that will strengthen your community as a value-adding, member-engaged technical communication resource

This webinar will be recorded. 

About the Audience

This webinar is for STC community leaders, who are encouraged to register and attend online or watch the recording.

About the Speaker

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Lori Meyer, CAC leadership succession lead, is a technical writer and editor who has served in both roles throughout her career. She currently writes documentation and training materials for a Silicon Valley software company. Lori is an STC Fellow, a member and volunteer for the STC Technical Editing SIG, past president of the East Bay Chapter, and current president of the Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter. She also manages membership for the Rochester, San Diego, and Carolina Chapters.

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Quick(en) and Easy Budgeting webinar September 16, 2016

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Slides on Google Drive

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Friday, September 16, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

About the Webinar

It’s budget season again! Learn the basics of creating an STC community budget and the requirements for requesting STC funding for your community. Also, learn how to use Quicken to track your community finances and speed through your budgeting process.

This webinar will be recorded.

About the Audience

This webinar is for STC community leaders (especially treasurers) and future volunteers, who are encouraged to register and attend online or watch the recording.

About the Speakers

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Jane Wilson is Senior Manager of Technical Writing at GE Digital Applications Engineering and the Treasurer of the Society for Technical Communication.

 

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Timothy Esposito is an STC Associate Fellow with over 15 years of technical communication experience. He is currently vice president of the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter. Before becoming VP, Timothy was chapter treasurer, webmaster, and scholarship manager. He lives just outside Philadelphia with his wife, son, and two retired greyhounds.

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Recruiting New Volunteers webinar July 22nd

This webinar was recorded.
adobe-connect-bwThe recording of the webinar is available now at http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p6wjpjg7kj8/

icon_pdfAlice Brzovic’s “Tips for Recruiting New Volunteers” slides from the presentation are available as pdf here.

icon_pdfBen Woelk’s “Get On Board: Entraining Volunteers” slides from the presentation are available as pdf here.

icon_pdfBen Woelk’s phone script for recruiting volunteers as requested during the presentation.

Special thanks to our speakers, Alice Brzovic and Ben Woelk, and to Elaine Gilliam and Steven Jong for pulling together this CAC event.

Join us for Recruiting New Volunteers by Alice Brzovic and Ben Woelk on Friday, July 22nd.

9:00 am Pacific / 10:00 am Mountain / 11:00 am Central / 12:00 noon Eastern
Friday, July 22, 2016

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About the Webinar

Volunteers are the lifeblood of STC Communities, yet finding good volunteers can be daunting. Join Alice Brzovic, San Diego Chapter, and Ben Woelk, Rochester Chapter, as they discuss how they’ve been able to keep their chapters vibrant and stable by successfully recruiting and retaining volunteers. Learn techniques that you can apply in your own virtual or geographic community to enlist and empower effective leaders.

This webinar will be recorded.

About the Audience

This webinar is for STC community leaders, event managers, program managers, webmasters, and future volunteers, who are encouraged to register and attend online or watch the recording.

About the Speakers

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Alice Brzovic is a writing consultant, with experience in both technical and marketing communications. She is currently serving as president of the San Diego Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC San Diego).

Ben Woelk

Ben Woelk: Former Director, Society for Technical Communication; ISO Program Manager; Information Security Office, Rochester Institute of Technology; Security Guru; Introvert; INTJ; CISSP; Author of Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online (Kindle).

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