Congratulations to New STC Fellow, David Dick!

From STC’s Notebook blog
by stc-office on 20 January 2010

STC Class of 2010 Fellows and Associate Fellows Announced

STC is pleased to announce that 24 distinguished members have been named Fellows and Associate Fellows of the Society. They will be recognized at the Honors Banquet at the 2010 STC Summit in Dallas this year.

New Fellows:
Phylise Banner
Michelle Corbin
David Dick
Pamela Ecker
Russell Friend
Barbara Giammona
Ann-Marie Grissino
Kristine Haugseth
Alan Houser
Russell Kahn
Karen Lane
Deanne Levander
Sylvia Miller
Jack Molisani
Neil Perlin
Kathryn Poe
Gloria Reece
Thomas Reed
W.C. Wiese

New Associate Fellows:
Mona M.A. Albano
Barrie Byron
Angela Dianetti
Taryn Light
Nad Rosenberg

STC awards Associate Fellow to Senior Members who have attained distinction in the field of technical communication.

The rank of STC Fellow is conferred upon Associate Fellows who have attained such eminence in the field of technical communication that the Board deems them worthy of being singled out as one of the select few who have distinguished the Society and the profession.

All are welcome to attend the Honors Banquet; please purchase your ticket when you register for the conference.

Congratulations to all the honorees!

Congratulations to David J. Dick…

Congratulations to David J. Dick on becoming Associate Fellow for the WDC chapter this year. It is quite an honor to receive this distinction. We are proud that David is a member of our organization and the chapter. He has been a member of STC since 1994.

His service to STC and the chapter includes:

* Co-founder of the Belgium Chapter in 1997 and the first President. In the Chapter’s first year, won the Pacesetter Award for amazing start-up of a Chapter.

* Managing Editor of Usability Interface since 1998 to present. The newsletter has consistently won awards for content and quality.

* Served as judge for France Chapter Technical Publications Competition, 1998

* Served as judge for STC newsletter competition, 2001-2003

* Served as secretary for STC newsletter competition, 2004

* Volunteer of WDC Chapter newsletter: the Capital Letter, 2003-2005

* Volunteer and co-sponsor of World Usability Day with the Usability Professionals Association of Washington, D.C., 2005-2006

* Current Manager of the Washington, D.C. Chapter Usability SIG

* Senior Member of the STC Lone Writers SIG, Usability and User Experience Community, and WDC Chapter

* Shared knowledge and experience about newsletters to help WDC Chapter improve content and quality of its newsletter, which resulted in the newsletter earning the Excellence award in 2005.

The citation on his plaque reads:

For extensive, enduring commitment to the communities of STC and for developing the careers of technical communicators.