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 online. 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!
As chosen by you, our Florida chapter members, in our election conducted following our bylaws, we are proud to announce the new STC Florida officers:
- President – Bethany Aguad
- Vice President – Jessica Nealon
- Secretary – Jesslyn Parrish
- Treasurer – W.C. Wiese
- Immediate Past President – Debra Johnson
- Directors-at-Large – Alex Garcia and Lori Meyer
Join STC Florida Summit attendees Monday, June 14 at 7:00pm EDT as they recap what they learned at this year’s summit. If you attended the Summit as well, come tell us what sessions you found most valuable and any suggestions you have for how our chapter can apply what you learned.
If you weren’t able to attend the Summit, join us to learn about what the experience of attending a fully virtual Summit is like, and what educational and networking opportunities are available.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Jun 14, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We are looking for people with personal stories and experience with inclusive communication to join our upcoming panel on the evening of Thursday, January 21: Writing for Everyone: Inclusive Technical Communication. Please click here to volunteer by Monday, January 11, if you are interested in sharing your knowledge and perspective.
Julia Southwick and Bethany Aguad will be working with volunteer presenters to craft a series of presentations that will highlight different facets of inclusive technical communication to show our members new perspectives and give them the tools to improve their communication. Following this call for volunteers, they will follow up to schedule time to develop the presentations.
If you are interested in sharing your knowledge and perspective on the evening of January 21, 2021, please let us know by filling out the form. Panelists will need a webcam and microphone to join our call through Zoom. The networking time begins at 6:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, and presentations will begin at 7:00. We would plan to wrap up around 8:30.