On Tuesday, November 17th at 7:00 pm, five TechComm experts will lead a panel discussion about Getting Started in Technical Communication. Registration is open until right up to the start of the webinar. This webinar is presented by this chapter, Drexel University’s MS in Communication program and University of Delaware’s English Program. Meet our experts.
Karen Levine is a technical documentation manager, localization manager and technical writer with more than 25 years of experience in the defense and medical device industries, specializing in user and service documentation. Karen is an STC Associate Fellow and current STC-PMC Acting Treasurer and a member of the Admin Council Membership Committee. Previously, she has served as Treasurer, Vice President, Secretary/Membership Chair, Mentor Program Chair and CONDUIT Co-Chair. She was also the Entries Manager for the NY Metro/PMC regional STC TechComm competition for several years, and she was a speaker at the international SIG’s progression sessions during several STC Summits. She is a recipient of the Distinguished Community Service Award and an award of excellence from the NY Metro/PMC regional STC TechComm competition.
Matt Reiner is from Rochester, NY, and he has previously given talks at STC InterChange and STC Summit. Throughout his time on multiple product teams, Matt has contributed as a scrum master, technical writer, marketer, UX writer, and speaker. Matt was a K15t app user and now he advocates for users within the team that makes K15t apps. Matt believes good information matters to users, good tools matter to information creators, and fluid collaboration matters to leaders seeking out tools.
Tim Esposito is a Principal Technical Writer at Oracle Corporation where he works on logistics software. An STC member since 2005, Tim has served as STC-PMC Scholarship Chair, Treasurer, Webmaster, Vice President, and President. Tim has participated in the STC budget review committees, worked on the Scholarship Committee, the Community Affairs Committee, the Intercom Award Committee, and the Summit Conference Committee. Also, Tim has chaired STC committees including the Distinguished Chapter Service Award Committee, the Community Achievement Award/Community Pacesetter Committee, and the Associate Fellows Committee. Furthermore, Tim wrote book reviews for Technical Communication Journal, helped plan the STC NY-PMC-Rochester-New England-Atlanta regional competition, and assisted in organizing and running CONDUIT. He is an STC Fellow and recipient of the Distinguished Chapter Service Award.
Lori Corbett has been a technical communicator for more than 30 years. Having lived in several east coast states, Lori has been an active member in four local chapters and, during the years when she worked as an independent contractor, was also active with the Consulting and Independent Contracting SIG. After moving to the Philadelphia suburbs in 2002, Lori began volunteering with STC-PMC in many capacities, including our newsletter and local annual conferences. After serving as chapter president, Lori was named an Associate Fellow, was the Conference Support Manager when the STC Summit was held in Philadelphia, and was elected to serve on the Board of Directors. She has also served as STC-PMC Secretary.
Ellen O’Brien has been a member of STC-PMC for over 30 years and has been volunteering with the chapter for over 10. She has served as chapter treasurer and helped with CONDUIT in various capacities, including conference chair, for several years. She has served as competition judge and co-chair and has received the competition awards of Merit and Excellence. She is also a Distinguished Chapter Service Award recipient. Currently, Ellen leads Boomi Master Data Hub team, where she manages cross-team relationships and customer expectations and supports a team that includes software engineers, quality engineers, and technical communicators.