Free STC leadership webinars being offered in February

The STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) is offering two free leadership webinars on February 18 and 27. These webinars are open to all STC members. To register for one or both webinars, contact Cindy Pao at

Title: Using STC Resources to Find Employment
Presenter: Dr. Jackie Damrau
When: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Time: 12:30–1:30 pm EST


In this session, attendees will learn how to use STC Website resources to help them in finding their ideal job. We start off by covering the 10 Tips to Your Ideal Dream Job with the associated STC Website resources used to supplement each tip. We then conclude by quickly walking through 4 Career Search Tips for What Not To Do and the 80/20 Rule During Interviews. Come and learn how you can take advantage of your STC membership and the STC Website resources to guide you in finding your ideal job.

About Dr. Damrau:

Dr. Jackie Damrau is a Sr. Business Systems Analyst at CBRE. In her current role, Jackie models business processes and other department workgroup processes using BPMN modeling notation for determining workflow automation of existing paper-based processes or improving existing business processes. Jackie has more than 25 years of technical communication experience. She is a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), member of the STC North Texas Lone Star chapter and the Instructional Design & Learning SIG, and the Book Review Editor for Technical Communication. Jackie’s past international positions have been as a SIG manager for the Instructional Design & Learning SIG; assistant SIG manager of the Management SIG; elected member of the Nominations Committee; and general manager of the STC International Summit Awards (2010–2012). Jackie enjoys reading literature, sociology, linguistics, and philosophy. Find her on LinkedIn ( or on Twitter (@damrauja).

Title: Honoring Our Own: Creating and Running a Community Recognition Program
Presenter: Lori Meyer
When: Thursday, 27 February 2014
Time: 1:00 pm EST


STC communities do great things, thanks to their hard-working volunteers. Recognizing those volunteers is an important part of a community’s success. In this webinar, we will talk about how your community can expand its opportunities to honor your volunteers through creating and maintaining a community recognition program.

About Lori Meyer:

Lori Meyer designs, writes, and edits software documentation and online user assistance. She currently serves as president of the East Bay chapter, secretary of the Washington DC-Metro Baltimore Chapter, director-at-large for the Carolina chapter, membership manager for the Rochester and San Diego chapters.  In 2009, Lori received the Distinguished Chapter Service Award, and in 2012 was named an STC Associate Fellow.