We would love to have you as a member of the Florida Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication this year! We look forward to an exciting year and encourage you to take advantage of the programs and services we offer. As STC Florida leaders, we have all enjoyed the opportunity to grow as a technical communicator and make connections with other people like you in the profession.
We typically hold monthly educational meetings on the third Thursday of each month that you can attend either face-to-face or virtually. All of these events benefit our community and promote a strong camaraderie among our members. You can view our upcoming events and additional resources here on our website. We want to make sure you are aware of all the Florida chapter membership benefits available:
- Reduced educational program meeting fees ($6 for educational programs)
- Leadership development opportunities
- Job listings
- Networking with a variety of technical communicators
- And more!
If you are joining or renewing, please select the Florida chapter as your community for all of these benefits.When you are signing up or renewing your membership, make sure you scroll down and check the box for the Florida chapter! It will not be checked by default even if you are already a member.By checking that box, you become a member of our chapter when you sign up or renew your membership. We hope to speak with you at one of our meetings!
Your STC Florida Administrative Council
Emily Wells currently works as a Technical Writer at Lockheed Martin. Emily graduated from UCF in 2017 with a B.A. in Writing and Rhetoric and a minor in Technical Communication. She was previously the secretary and then vice president of the Future Technical Communicators club and the STC mentoring program co-chair. She currently serves as the STC Florida Chapter’s Communications Chair and Newsletter Editor.
Amy Truong currently works as a Technical Writer at JHT, Incorporated. She graduated from UCF in 2017 with a B.A. in Journalism, and then went back to school in 2018 for a B.A. in Technical Communication. During her last semester, Amy was voted President of the Future Technical Communicators club at UCF. It was also during her last semester that she was offered and accepted a full-time job at JHT. It was difficult to juggle a full-time job, her club responsibilities, and her remaining coursework, but she graduated with her second degree in December 2019. She has been an active member of the Society for Technical Communicators for two years. Currently, she is searching for a project to fill the time her classwork used to take up, and she is open to suggestions.
Winfield Pearson currently works as a Technical Writer at JHT Inc. Winfield graduated from UCF in 2019 with a B.A. in English – Technical Communication, and minors in Spanish and Literature. He was also the treasurer of the Future Technical Communicators club.
Shawn Menard currently works as a Technical Writer at JHT Inc. He graduated from UCF in 2019 with a B.A. in English – Technical Communication and a Minor in Digital Media. A few months after graduation, he was hired full-time at JHT, Inc. as a Journeyman Technical Writer. Currently, Shawn is attempting to learn more Spanish.