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May / June 2011

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  • Congratulations to Richard Mateosian, East Bay STC member and Nominating Committee chair, who was awarded the status of Fellow at the recent STC Summit in Sacramento. Richard is a long-time STC member and president of the Berkeley chapter as well as co-chair of the Touchstone Technical Documents Competition.
Richard Mateosian
  • Congratulations to Joe Humbert, East Bay STC member and volunteer since 2002, who won this year's Distinguished Chapter Service Award. Joe is the current chapter Treasurer, Webmaster, and Associate Newsletter Editor. He is a Past President and has been the Membership Director.
Joe Humbert
  • Membership Update: Currently we have 42 members. We welcome these new members:

    Teresa Hollidge
    Elna R. Tymes
    Melody Brumis
    Thomas J. Phillips, PhD

  • Summer Newsletter : We are planning a July/Aug newsletter. Send in your articles by June 18.

Feature Articles

XML Implementations on DITA

Lori Cooke, East Bay STC member and V.P. Arrangements, gives an overview of Darwin Information Typing Architecture and Document Type Definitions.

Sharing Literacy Strategies at the 2011 NSTA Conference

T. R. Girill, East Bay STC Fellow who manages the Literacy Project, writes about a gathering of 10,000 science teachers here on the West Coast in March, 2011.

Trends in Technical Communication

Gina Gotsill, East Bay STC Member, gives a recap of the East Bay STC Trends Panel meeting in March, 2011.

Allan Francke Donates His Tech Comm Library to East Bay STC

Gwaltney Mountford, East Bay STC Associate Fellow and President, writes about long-time East Bay STC member Allan Francke and his donating his technical books to the chapter.

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