Introducing the 2018 Class of STC Fellows and Associate Fellows

STC is pleased to announce that 7 distinguished members have been named Fellows and Associate Fellows of the Society for Technical Communication. They will be recognized at the 2018 STC Technical Communication Summit & Expo in Orlando, FL.

STC awards the rank of 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. To view the newest requirements for Fellow and Associate Fellow, click here.

Congratulations to all the honorees, listed below with the preliminary citation. And thank you to both the Fellows Committee (Paul Mueller, Leah Guren, Chris Hester) and the Associate Fellows Committee (Nicky Bleiel, Aiessa Moyna, Craig Baehr, Kirk St.Amant).

Associate Fellows

Scott P. Abel
For highlighting the work technical communicators do within and beyond the field, showcasing the unique value of technical communication in today’s information economy, and spotlighting the evolving roles that technical communicators can play in their organizations and in greater society.

Ray Gallon
For Society leadership at all levels and, as a globally aware and culturally sensitive technical communication practitioner, for promoting and improving upon the state of the art in technical communication through writing, speaking, mentoring, and community organizing.

Kelly Schrank
For diverse and sustained contributions to the profession via articles, books, presentations, and blogs. For continuing service to STC at the both the Society and Chapter levels, as well as service to other related professional associations.


Craig Baehr
For your visionary drive and leadership in projects that make a difference for all technical communication practitioners, including the TCBOK and certification.

MaryKay Grueneberg
For your dedication to helping others succeed and improving communication through all areas of your life in the US and throughout the world.

Sally Henschel
For your unwavering commitment to building academic-industry relationships and mentoring students and young professionals as they enter the profession.

Steven Jong
For your superb work to make certification a reality and your dedicated and extensive service to the profession.


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