Donn R. DeBoard – Associate Fellow

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For his advocacy for STC and the profession, his continuing support of the Phila­delphia Metro Chapter, and for his research and insights that have contributed to the body of technical communication knowledge.


Donn R. DeBoard has been active in the technical communication field and STC since 1986. He has specialized in software documentation. Donn has been active in STC leadership roles since 1993 and received the Distinguished Chapter Service Award in 2006.

Donn has also been a featured speaker for the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter’s Mid- Atlantic Technical Communication Summit for the past eight years. His topics discuss the evolving practice of technical communication. Currently, Donn is a senior information developer at Vertex, Inc., a tax technology company in Berwyn, PA. He holds advanced degrees in both technical communication and instructional design.