For dedication and commitment to STC, and for advancement of technical communication through structured authoring and single-source publishing.

Robert B. Hanna has dedicated his career to advancing the profession and practice of technical communication as an expert practitioner, innovator, and leader. Hanna’s area of specialty focuses on the implementation of structured authoring and single-source publishing technology.

Active within local communities and at the Society level, Rob has enjoyed working to promote strength and growth within STC. He has held leadership positions at all levels. He has also been instrumental in developing new programs from the ground up, such as the Toronto Single-Sourcing SIG, Toronto mentoring, and STC Certification programs.

Rob is now living the dream as director of his own corporation, Ascan Information Architects Limited, where he works with a small group of like-minded experts to help large organizations in Canada, the United States, and Europe transition to structured content.