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March/April 2008

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President's Message

Editor's Message

Your EBSTC Officers

Meeting Information


New and Senior Members

STC 55th Annual Conference

STC Board Election

Award of Merit
STC International Newsletter Competition

Richard Mateosian

Congratulations, Richard Mateosian, East Bay member and frequent contributor to the Chapter, for being honored as an Associate Fellow in 2008.

Richard's career path moved from mathematician to programmer to development manager to technical book author to technical marketer to technical writer, all in the short span of 40 years. He is a member of ACM and IEEE. For the last 20 years, he has been review editor for IEEE Micro.

Richard's STC activities include chapter president and competition director. He is currently president of the Berkeley Chapter, treasurer of the Gordon Scholarship, and treasurer of the Management SIG. He serves on a society-level task force to determine the appropriate funding model for STC communities.

Feature Articles

Transitioning from Technical Communicator to Project Manager

Laura Dahlinger and Josette Schaber, both working in Columbus, Ohio, write about how to become Project Manager certified.

Gems from the Writing Boot Camp

Linda Cunningham, in her first article, writes about the writing gems she and her co-workers found in the Writing Boot Camp workshop sponsored by EBSTC in January.

Windows on a Macintosh Computer

Jane Olivera writes about how to run Microsoft Windows on a Macintosh computer.

Technical Communications Internships - What, Why, Where, and How?

Andrew Davis, president of Synergistech Communications, Inc., discusses how internships can benefit both the new writer and the company.

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