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From the Editor's Desk
2008, Q1 (June 18, 2008)
By Meredith Kinder, Carolina Communiqué Managing Editor

Meredith Kinder
Meredith Kinder

Lots to Talk About!

There's a lot going on this quarter! From interesting articles to Society news to elections (STC elections, that is!), we have a lot to cover.

This issue of Carolina Communiqué features the following articles:
  • Find out how David Dick describes essential documents that no large project can be without, why they are necessary, and how to write them
  • Read briefings on recent STC and technical communication-related events:
    • Christina Eftekhar recaps the Carolina chapter's February meeting on Myers-Briggs Type Indicators. Also, Andrea Wenger, presenter at that meeting, includes an article that supplements the information she presented.
    • Michael Harvey gives us the skinny on DITA 2007 East Conference
  • Do your homework with these software and book reviews before making purchases:
    • Natalie Flowers discusses Infragistics NetAdvantage, a suite of GUI controls, components, and tools
    • Amy Olson reviews the book Managing Virtual Teams: Getting the Most from Wikis, Blogs, and Other Collaborative Tools
  • Keep informed of what STC leaders are thinking and doing:
    • Michael Harvey delivers his quarterly president's message
    • Larry Kunz comments on taking the lead to provide value in STC
    • Lisa Pappas shares her vision of STC leadership challenges.
    • Dear Viv delivers comic advice to those searching for inspiration
    • W.C. Wiese briefs us on how STC plans to change its fiscal year calendar

2008 STC Election

The annual STC election is going on now, and our very own Larry Kunz and Lisa Pappas are running for office! Be sure to have a say in STC’s future!

Second Vice President


Candidate Candidate Biography URL Candidate Web Site URL
Sharon K. Garrity http://www.stc.org/candidatesFAQ/candBio01.asp?candID=3
Char James-Tanny http://www.stc.org/candidatesFAQ/candBio01.asp?candID=4 http://www.helpstuff.com


Nominating Committee

Meredith can be reached at newsletter at stc-carolina dot org. End of article.

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