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March / April 2011

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  • STC Elections: Be sure to cast your vote for a new slate of national leaders, until March 30. For details, see candidates.

  • STC Summit in Sacramento: May 15 - 18, 2011. Join us at the Summit. Get the early bird special by March 15. For details and to register, click here.

    Congratulations to Joe Humbert, EBSTC member and volunteer since 2002, who won the raffle for the free entrance to the STC Conference in Sacramento.

    For additional information about the Summit, read Adrienne Tange and Melody Brumis' article, Go West, Young Man or Woman.

  • Membership Update: Currently we have 51 members. We welcome these new members:
  • Cheri Ann Tablada
    Cheryl Ann Voloshin
    Sandra J. Cherkassky
    Cole Moyer
    Romy Sinha
    Lori I. Cooke
    Debbi Bock
    Gail Hynes Shea

  • The East Bay STC Election is in. Here are our 2011 Officers and new volunteers:

    President: Gwaltney Mountford
    Treasurer: Joe Humbert

    V.P. Arrangements: Lori Cooke
    Secretary: Helen Cheung
    Nominating Commitee: Richard Mateosian
    Membership Manager: Romy Sinha
    Hospitality: Liz Miller

Thanks to those who have stepped up the plate.

We still need a V.P. Programs. Contact Gwaltney at if you wish be part of the friendly chapter.

For a full list of all of our volunteers, see Leadership.

Feature Articles

What is Web 2.0?

Lori Cooke, an East Bay STC member and V.P. Arrangements, tells how Web 2.0 differs from Web 1.0.

Write on Time: The Top Five Most Important Business Lessons We Learned Last Year

EBSTC Senior Member Adrienne Tange and co-owner of Write on Time Solutions tells what she and her business partner learned in 2010 about running their own business.

Member Spotlight: Jeanie Egbert

Melody Brumis , EBSTC Senior Member and co-owner of Write on Time Solutions puts the spotlight on long-time East Bay member and volunteer, Jeanie Egbert.

I Feel So Violated (and Dumb)!

Our newsletter editor, Alliene Turner, writes about what probably has happened to all us when we inadvertently open a malicious email.

Grammar School: Past Participles

Meredy Amyx, recently retired from Cisco Systems, continues her series of grammatical articles started in the May / June 2010 issue of Devil Mountain Views, in a further discussion of past participles.

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