Presenting the 2023 STC class of Associate Fellows

Presenting the 2023 STC class of Associate Fellows


The new STC Associate Fellows will be officially honored at the 2023 STC Technical Communication Summit & Expo Honors Event & Lunch on Tuesday, 16 May 2023, in Atlanta, GA.


2023 class of STC Associate Fellow:

The Society for Technical Communication is proud to announce the 2023 class of Associate Fellows. Associate Fellow is one of the three honorary ranks in the Society. It is the second highest rank that the Society can confer upon a member, Fellow being the highest. This honor recognizes members for their outstanding achievements in and contributions to the arts and science of technical communication, and for sustained and significant service to STC.

Associate Fellows retain this honorary rank for life, unless they are elevated to the rank of Fellow.

Each year, the STC Associate Fellows Committee considers the qualifications, contributions, and achievements of Senior Members who submit their credentials to the committee for review, and then submits recommendations for Associate Fellow to the STC Board of Directors. Upon a two-thirds majority vote of the board, the rank of Associate Fellow is conferred upon a recommended Senior Member. The Society takes enormous pride in recognizing these Associate Fellows at the STC Summit following the vote of the board.

Congratulations to our newest Associate Fellows:

Lisa Adair

Citation: For always striving to learn and share your passion for the technical communication profession and for consistently presenting, volunteering, and serving as a Society leader.

James Bousquet

Citation: For conscientious, sustained, and significant service as a Society leader.

Alex Garcia

Citation: For your contributions to aerospace system documentation as an engineer and technical communicator, for mentoring new professionals, for continuous contributions as a Chapter and Society leader, and for your passion for diversity and inclusion.

Linda Kelley

Citation: For constancy and quality of leadership for over 20 years in support of the Society for Technical Communication, the STC Chicago Chapter,, and the technical communication profession.

Christina Mayr

Citation: For your ceaseless advocacy of the profession and STC through Society leadership and education of the next generation of technical writers.

Roger Renteria

Citation: For your contributions to the profession and to the support structures that benefit professionals in the field of technical communication, where the pace of technology and communication is quickly changing.

Sean Stevenson

Citation: For your dedicated promotion of technical communication in the field of business development, and for many years of service to the STC Washington DC-Baltimore Chapter.

The complete list of requirements for this honor can be found on the Associate Fellows page. For a complete list of all honorees who have achieved this milestone, see the Historical List of STC Associate Fellows.

The STC Board thanks the Associate Fellows committee – Mollye Barrett (Chair), Jamie Gillenwater, Robert Hanna, Carolyn Kelley Klinger, and Robert G. Young – for their work this year.

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