Posts by Rachel Houghton

STC Phoenix 2017 Officers

The final results of the elections for officers of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) Phoenix chapter for 2017 are recorded below. These results reflect a merging of the original elections held in November of 2016 and the interim election held in March of 2017 to replace the vacated treasurer position. President: Lou Kummerer                 100% (14/14) […]

Update from Working as a Contractor w...

As promised, the STC Phoenix chapter has posted the webinar video links from our January 17 event, Working as a Contractor. View Lee Hammer’s presentation on working with agencies at this Vimeo link: Working with Agencies View Lou Kummerer’s presentation on his 10 Rules for Contractors at this Vimeo link: 10 Rules for Contractors

A good time was had by all at the STC...

The attendees of the holiday celebration were having so much fun networking and celebrating, 8 p.m. came and went at the Phoenix City Grille. 2016 (and 2017) Chapter President Lou Kummerer recognized chapter officers, volunteers, and presenters with a thank you card and honorarium. Lou had some inspiring words to sum up the 2016 program […]

Candidate biographies for the STC Pho...

Lou Kummerer – President Lou Kummerer is a contract technical writer working for NXP Semiconductor. He is current president of the STC Phoenix chapter. He also previously served as Treasure for the organization and, in a past life, was president of the STC local chapter in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Lou’s focus for the STC-Phoenix chapter […]

STC Phoenix Officers & Contact I...

Lou Kummerer, President • president@stc-phoenix.com Barry Maid, Vice President • vp@stc-phoenix.com Rachel Houghton, Treasurer • treasurer@stc-phoenix.com

Expose UX Episode on Tuesday, August ...

Phoenix STC is participating in the taping of an Expose UX episode. Expose UX is the web TV show where startups compete for prizes while getting feedback from user experience (UX) experts. Watch as 5 local startups give a 30-second pitch, 2-minute demo, and receive feedback from a panel of user experience experts. After all the startups have presented, the experts […]

August networking opportunities

The STC Phoenix chapter has two networking opportunities in the month of August. On Saturday, August 20, meet with fellow technical communicators in the East Valley. Join chapter president Lou Kummerer for conversation, breakfast, and coffee at Paradise Bakery in Chandler. RSVP  at our Meetup site here: Saturday AM Coffee and Conversation On Tuesday, August […]

Upcoming events in the STC Phoenix ch...

We’ve got a full slate of events coming up this spring and summer in the valley of the sun. Follow the link to our Meetup site and RSVP. We’ve got a couple of happy hour networking events happening. Attending is free, but drinks and food are on your own: May 10, Brass Tap, Mesa Riverview: […]

ASU Rush Event at Skysong

In conjunction with the ASU Technical Communication program, we are hosting  a student rush event for all current students and recent graduates. The goal of the event is to introduce students to our organization and to bring industry representatives and future writers together in the same room. The event features presentations by Phoenix area technical publication managers and […]

April 7 Program Meeting: Intellectual...

Join us for an informational presentation and discussion on Intellectual Property given by Warren Johnson, Senior Attorney, Intellectual Property, at Early Warning. His experience with copyright centers on the tensions and dynamics of the Internet of things, the rights granted to an original author through copyright protection, and software licensing/protection. His presentation will include: • Definition […]