Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara

Programs Co-Chair 2002-present. Arrange speakers for monthly luncheon meetings.

Society for Technical Communication

As an associate fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), founder of the Santa Barbara STC chapter, and founder of the STC Instructional Design & Learning SIG, I'm a respected leader in the field of technical communication.

  • Santa Barbara Chapter co-founder (March 1988)
  • Santa Barbara Chapter President (1988-1990)
  • Santa Barbara Chapter Newsletter Editor (1990-1992)
  • Santa Barbara Chapter Webmaster (1996-2001)
  • 1997 Region 8 Conference chair
  • Manager, Instructional Design & Learning SIG (2000-2001)


  • STC Associate Fellow (2001)
  • Best of Show and Award of Distinguished Technical Communication, Lone Star Web Page Competition, for the Santa Barbara STC chapter web site (1998)
  • Award of Achievement, Lone Star Web Page Competition, for the STC Region 8 web site (1998)
  • Award of Excellence, Orange County Technical Publications Competition, for the AOLpress User's Guide (1998)
  • Award of Achievement, International Online Communications Competition, for the AOLpress online tutorial (1997)
  • Award of Distinguished Technical Communication, STC Chapter Newsletter Competition (1992)


  • Future Scientists and Engineers of America (FSEA) coordinator at Kellogg School, Goleta. (2010-2011)
  • Club Invention coordinator at Kellogg School, Goleta (2005-2008)
  • Math Superbowl coach (2009-2011)


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