July 28, 2017 “Surely You Can’t Be Serious… About Surveys” webinar with Jamye Sagan

July 28, 2017 “Surely You Can’t Be Serious… About Surveys” webinar with Jamye Sagan.

9:00 am Pacific / 10:00 am Mountain / 11:00 am Central / 12:00 pm Eastern

Friday, July 28, 2017

adobe-connect-bwUpdate: Watch the recording via Adobe Connect at http://stc.adobeconnect.com/pskdwo66gq6s/

Slides from the presentation are available for viewing on Google Drive at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0NujMucV5PSVm0wTkV1SVV6dm8/view?usp=sharing

 

Special thanks to our speakers, Jamye Sagan and Li-At Rathbun, and to Elaine Gilliam and Steve Jong for setting up the presentation.

About the Webinar

Have you always wondered how to best capture the pulse of your membership? How to decide what topics to cover in educational programs and publications? Even how to seek future volunteers and leaders? Surveys serve as a wonderful tool for doing all these things, to help community leaders provide the best value for their members. In this webinar, you will learn best practices for designing and conducting a demographic survey. You will also learn how to use survey tools to help plan your educational programs and published content.

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

Jamye Sagan, a Senior Member of STC, volunteers with the Instructional Design and Learning SIG as the Social Media and Surveys Lead. Jamye also belongs to the Policies & Procedures SIG and the Technical Editing SIG. She also serves at the Society level in the following roles: SIG Outreach Lead for the Community Affairs Committee, member of the Communities Task Force, and chair of the Community Achievement Award and Pacesetter Award evaluation committees. Contact Jamye at jamye.sagan@gmail.com.

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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: Greta Boller
  • Outreach:
    Students: Jessie Mallory (Lead), Kiranmayee Pamarthy
    SIGs: Jamye Sagan (Lead), James Bousquet
    Chapters: Bob Young, Roheena Dhunjeebhoy

 

March 24 webinar: You Too Can Easily Start a YouTube Channel for Your STC Chapter

You Too Can Easily Start a YouTube Channel for Your STC Chapter
Friday, March 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

adobe-connect-bwUpdate: Watch the recording via Adobe Connect at http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p7wcpb8ouoe/


Slides from the presentation are available for viewing on Google Drive at  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1OjS1yhuPvRTzIwSEJoNVZWd1U

Special thanks to our speaker, Sara Feldman, and to Elaine Gilliam and Steve Jong for setting up the presentation.

ABOUT THE WEBINAR

Learn how simple it is to start a YouTube Channel and create YouTube videos to enhance your chapter marketing efforts. In this webinar, we’ll review the steps to set up a YouTube channel and learn two simple methods to turn pictures or PowerPoint presentations into a YouTube video with music. We’ll also discuss YouTube channel features, how use cards to add interactivity to your videos, and all the ways you can share your new videos!

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

Sara Feldman has 10 years of experience as a technical writer, primarily in the software industry and focused on online support. She earned her BS in Technical Communication and Communication Studies from James Madison University. Sara is currently the VP of Programs for the San Diego Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.

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STC Office and Community Affairs Committee (CAC) Responsibilities

Use the information in the following table when your community needs assistance.

See this table as a pdf.

Definitions:
CAC Leads: A member of the CAC is responsible for completing this task.
CAC Supports: A member or members of the CAC will help complete this task.
STC Leads: A member of the STC office staff is responsible for completing this task.
STC Supports: A member or members of the STC office staff will help complete this task.

Community (Chapter or SIG) Lifecycle EventCAC LeadsSTC LeadsCAC SupportsSTC Supports
1.0 Initiating a Chapter or SIG
1.1 Respond to queries about process and formsXX  
1.2 Bring motion to create to the BoardXX  
1.3 Initiate a web site and hosting, update STC web site XX 
1.4 Set up and administer email lists X  
1.5 Generate a new tax ID (chapters) X  
1.6 Request and receive budget request XX 
1.7 Receive funding X  
1.8 Update Leadership database XX 
1.9 Ensure access to community membership reports XX 
1.10 Send welcome email; offer suggestions for programming and other resourcesXX  
2.0 Running a Chapter or SIG
2.1 Develop and update bylaws (chapter)X  X
2.2 Describe leadership roles and hold an electionX  X
2.3 Plan chapter events  XX
2.4 Assist with Adobe connect and facilitation XX 
2.5 Advertise Chapter events (social media, newsletter, etc)   XX
2.6 Develop annual financial report template, complete, return to STC   X
2.7 Develop of annual budget request template, complete, return to STC   X
2.8 Assist with succession planningX   
2.9 Provide general assistance to maintain vitalityX   
3.0 General Assistance to all Communities
3.1 Develop, update, and maintain the Community Handbook, leadership calendar, community success plan, and related proceduresX   
3.2 Organize and manage Leadership DayX  X
3.3 Schedule and deliver community-member-only webinars XX 
3.4 Sponsor and administer community membership drives XX 
3.5 Submit information for community awardsX  X
3.6 Schedule and deliver community-leader webinarsX  X
3.7 Periodically contact communities to offer supportX   
3.8 Post Society and CAC events on website and social mediaX   
4.0 Shutting down a chapter or SIG    
4.1 Assist in troubleshooting issuesX  X
4.2 Assist in merging with another chapter if appropriateXX  
4.3 Dissolve chapter or SIGXXX