With winter comes reflection, TC Camp and Chapter elections!
Chapter Elections. If you are an EBSTC Chapter member in good standing, even if you have yet to register for 2018, you should have received a ballot to vote for chapter officers. If you have not received a ballot, please request one from Richard Mateosian (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please return your ballot to Richard by December 31!Continue reading →
It’s time to renew your STC and East Bay chapter membership…the renewal period is closing soon, and we want you to stay with us as a member of our value-adding, award-winning community!
For more than 55 years, we have provided an important resource where technical communicators in the East Bay can hear excellent presentations by leaders in the profession, expand their network, and build skills.
There is no place like the Friendly chapter to see compelling evidence of the value of a professional community. Continue reading →
We may have been taking a break from dinner meetings, but we were still busy this summer! We participated in a NorCal President’s meeting, launched the 2017 Touchstone competition, and our website is now hosted on the STC server!
The July 2017 NorCal President’s meeting was the brainchild of Berkeley Chapter President Nicki Davis. Remembering the spirit of cooperation from years ago, when we were all part of STC’s “Region 8,” Nicki suggested the NorCal chapter leaders get together periodically to discuss issues that affect all chapters. At the July meeting, we discussed the future of the Touchstone competition, how to attract more people to meetings, and ideas for more shared events, such as the recent tour of the Bay Model. Continue reading →
Nicki Davis suggested this Presidents’ meeting because she believes all the Northern California chapters can benefit from reigniting the regional cooperation that has been largely missing since Region 8 was disbanded over 10 years ago*.
We are also facing a decision regarding the Touchstone competition because Richard Mateosian and Patrick Lufkin would like to retire. They agreed to chair the competition again, with help.
The following is a summary of the major topics discussed at the meeting. Continue reading →