Ben Woelk is an STC Associate Fellow and the most recent recipient of the STC President’s Award. He’s served as guest editor twice for Intercom, most recently for the February 2017, “Personality, Temperament, and Technical Communication” issue. Ben presents frequently at regional and international conferences and has been recognized with numerous Society and local awards. Ben has served his local chapter, STC Rochester, in many positions, including president and is the current vice-president and Spectrum Conference co-chair. Ben also built STC Rochester’s student mentoring program and served as webmaster for many years. Ben’s Society-level service includes a term (2013-15) as Director and Chair of the Community Affairs Committee. Prior to his Board service, Ben developed a team to serve STC community leaders in his role as Outreach Lead of the Community Affairs Committee. Ben is currently the STC Scholarship Committee Chair.