Renew your 2020 STC membership today!

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STC strives to serve its members each year by identifying and promoting best practices in the field, providing tools to help you advance in your career, and by helping you build your network with like-minded professionals from around the globe.

Current members are invited to renew with STC for 2020 today. Below are the published rates and categories for 2020 membership (with no price increase for you from 2019).

Membership Category 2020 Rate
Professional & Academic $225
New Professional $180
Student $75
Retired $145
Gold $395

All STC memberships operate on a calendar year cycle and expire on 31 December. When renewing, please consider joining the Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) chapter!

You may join any number of chapters and SIGs at the followinig rates:

  • $25 per chapter (emerging nations: $10)
  • $10 per SIG (emerging nations: $5)

For new memberships or memberships that have lapsed more than one year, there is a $15 enrollment fee.

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STC is Working to Bring More Value to Your Membership!

STC is excited to tell you that we have added the following new benefits for 2020 for increased value and a direct return on your professional investment:

In addition, all 2020 members will continue to receive the same great benefits and member-only savings on: digital access to STC's Technical Communication journal and Intercom magazine, CPTC certification, annual Technical Communication Summit & Expo registration, STC job bank postings, live webinars, and online courses.

Renew your membership today and continue to be a part of the largest community of TC professionals. See the complete list of Membership Levels and Benefits.

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Announcing our 2019-2020 Officers

We are happy to announce the election of our new officers on our Administrative Council for the July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 chapter year. We held an election using Survey Monkey starting on June 10 and ending on June 18 and received votes from 10% of our membership.

Note: If you did not receive a ballot on June 10 at 8 a.m. with the subject line "We need your vote in the STC WDCB 2019 election", please contact our Nominations Manager at email hidden; JavaScript is required to confirm your chapter membership in our database.

President: Tavia Record
1st Vice President: Carolyn Klinger
2nd Vice President: Kate Goggin
Secretary: Allison Gisinger
Treasurer: Annette Reilly
Director-at-Large: Cynthia Lockley
Director-at-Large: Viqui Dill
Director-at-Large: Lori Meyer (appointed)

Richard Bogacz progresses to Immediate Past President automatically. The chapter extends its heartfelt gratitude to Richard for serving as our President for two years.

Please refer to our Chapter Biographies page at for the latest biographies of our officers.

If you would like to join our officers in achieving our strategic goals of developing new leaders, providing greater value to members, and reaching out to wider communities, please contact our chapter president, Tavia Record, at email hidden; JavaScript is required. You can also review our open volunteer positions at, but please consider these positions as ideas only. We are open to any of your ideas for how to move the chapter forward and are happy to give you leadership experience that you can use to further your career.

Thank you to all of our officers for serving our chapter and thank you for being a member of STC and the Washington, DC – Baltimore chapter!

STC’s 2019 Membership Season is Open with Lower Rates!

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STC's 2019 membership season opened on 1 September, and we are inviting you to renew early! In continued celebration of our 65th anniversary, renew now and enjoy special Professional & Academic, New Professional, and Student membership rates! This is a limited time offer, so don’t delay!

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In addition, some of the new benefits available to 2019 members include the new Health and Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG), a printable STC membership card, new Member Perks, asynchronous online courses, new Salary Database (coming soon!), new Sustaining Membership category, and more to come!

Plus, all members continue to receive the same great member-only savings on CPTC certification, annual Technical Communication Summit & Expo registration, job bank postings, webinars, and online courses. See the complete list of benefits and all membership types on the Membership Levels and Benefits.

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