We’ve all had experiences with awards, whether it be in recognition of school activity participation, youth sports, or professional work. Non-profit organizations have their own recognition awards for service. The Society of Technical Communications is no different. One of its most distinguished awards for service is the Distinguished Community Service Award (DCSA).
The DCSA is designed to recognize exemplary effort, energy, and dedication to a chapter and its activities. It is the highest level of recognition that a member can receive for service to a geographic community, and is a “lifetime achievement award” for chapter service.
This year our chapter has the honor of congratulating Danielle Villegas, past president, as the esteem winner of the 2021 DCSA award.
Danielle has been involved with STC for 10 years and has held many positions within the Philadelphia Metro Chapter including publicity/marketing chair, sponsorship chair, conference chair, two years as Vice President, two years as President, and now Immediate Past President. She has also represented the chapter at the STC Leadership Day at Summit.
“I’m thrilled to receive this award,” said Danielle. “I’m appreciative of Jen for nominating me. I’ve worked very hard for the past 10 years, and receiving this award is the icing on the cake. Plus having bragging rights forever is awesome!”
Jennifer Heller Meservey, president, who nominated Danielle said, “Danielle has contributed so much to our chapter over the years, especially this year. Her hard work and determination have kept the chapter alive through a difficult time. She definitely deserves this award.”
Danielle’s next project is possibly presenting at this year’s CONDUIT 2021 Unconference. She has a topic to share, but we will have to wait until April 10th to see if she decides to present. In the meantime, help us congratulate Danielle on her exemplary dedication to our industry and our local chapter.