The Southeastern Michigan chapter and West Michigan Shores chapter of STC have merged to become STC Michigan Great Lakes chapter. STC will update their Communities page links eventually, but meanwhile, we can still be found there:
Please join us on Thursday, June 18, to celebrate the end of our successful 2019–2020 program year!
During this networking event we’ll share our personal highlights and accomplishments as a chapter, recognize outstanding contributions from council members, and introduce you to the new 2020–2021 STC Michigan Great Lakes chapter executive council.
Thursday, June 18
Virtual using Zoom
The 2020-2021 results of the STC Michigan Great Lakes Chapter Council Election are in! Many thanks to everyone who voted.
The STC Michigan Great Lakes chapter council officers for the 2020–2021 program year are:
- Co-Presidents: Peggy Frizzo and Lynnette Pryce
- Immediate Past President: Katherine Baeckeroot-Pavlovic
- Vice President: Shannon Lewis-Hillstrom
- Co-Treasurers: Pat Martz and Stephanie Sines
- Secretary: Nikita Kennard
- Membership Manager and Social Media Manager: Kelly Smith
- Event Registration: Heather Shelley
- Nominations Committee: Maryann Bowen and Alison Phillips
We thank all of our volunteers council members and committee members for offering their time and talent to lead our chapter during our transition year!
We are excited to announce that the STC West Michigan Shores chapter and the STC Southeastern Michigan chapter will merge to become an STC chapter representing all of Michigan as the STC Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, STC-MGL. Continue reading “Announcing the STC Michigan Great Lakes Chapter!”
We are pleased to announce that the Society for Technical Communication, Southeastern Michigan Chapter has received two awards from the Society for Technical Communication for 2020! Continue reading “STC-SM Receives Awards”
It’s not only a new year around the corner; it’s a new decade! Why not kick it off with a renewed sense of purpose in your personal and professional growth? STC-SM has a wealth of opportunities in 2020 for you to add a new volunteer role, council member title, or published article to your resume. Or perhaps you just want to expand your network and engage with other technical communicators? How about gaining leadership experience? Fortunately, our chapter offers ways for you to explore all of these areas, and more! Continue reading “Start the New Decade with New Opportunities!”
Fall is quickly approaching—it’s the time of year for introspection, reflection, and growth, as we evaluate what we have accomplished over the year and what we hope to achieve in the next.
If you’re considering ways to develop professionally as a technical communicator, or if you want to meet other technical communicators in Southeastern Michigan, please join STC-SM for our virtual open house on Tuesday, September 17, from 7–8:30 PM EST. You will learn more about STC and STC-SM, meet our council members, and hear about the different ways you can grow personally and professionally through our upcoming networking events and programs. Continue reading “Join Us at Our Virtual Open House September 17”
It’s that time of year again! Fall is upon us, so it’s back to school and time to kick off the STC-SM program year. Our first virtual coffee meetup of the fall will be held on Wednesday, September 11 from 12–1 p.m. EST on Zoom! Grab your favorite beverage or your lunch and join STC-SM members to discuss tech comm, STC, chapter events, and more! This is a great way to network with other technical communicators across southeastern Michigan in a relaxing and peaceful setting. We hope you will join us!
Wednesday, September 11
12–1 p.m. EST
Please register by September 10. We will send you instructions on how to join us.
Please join us on June 27 in Plymouth to celebrate the end of our exciting 2018-2019 program year! We’ll enjoy delicious Italian fare and hear from those who attended the STC Summit in Denver, share our personal highlights and our accomplishments as a chapter, and recognize some outstanding contributions from STC-SM council members!
Thursday, June 27
All are welcome, so please bring a friend! STC membership is not a requirement to attend. The conversation and camaraderie are free, but everyone picks up the tab for their own food and drinks.
Please RSVP by June 26 so we can save you a seat.
We hope to see you there!
A big thank you to those of you who voted in the STC-SM chapter council election. The voting period is now over, and here are the official results!
There were 12 ballots submitted from 32 eligible voters, which is a 38% response rate. Each of the following candidates received 100% of the vote (12 votes) to confirm their council positions for the upcoming program year. There were no write-in candidates.
President: Katherine Baeckeroot
Vice President: Lynnette Pryce
Treasurer: Pat Gómez Martz
Secretary: Heather Shelly
Nominations Committee: Maryann Bowen
Congratulations to our 2019-2020 STC-SM chapter council! Thank you for generously volunteering your time and effort to serve as chapter leaders. We appreciate your commitment and look forward to the coming year!