2011-2012 Year-End Review

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2011
-
2012

Year
-
End Review

Year
-
End Review


President’s Goals


Chapter Membership


Chapter Finances


STC RMC Meetings


Newsletter/Blog


Website


Social Media


Awards and
Recognition


Incoming and
Outgoing Officers


2012
-
2013
Volunteer
Opportunities


2011
-
2012

President’s Goals

Initiatives



Create and define a Social Media Manager role



Create an Active Member Rewards program



Revamp Programs and Networking



Budget, create efficiencies within the organization



Organize and delete old monthly program surveys



Organize Constant Contact



Define a reporting structure (create an org chart


for officers/managers)

Chapter Membership


156 members as of May 10, 2012



77.6% retention


Updated New Member Guide for 2011
-
2012


Helped match volunteers with opportunities

Chapter Finances


Total balance is $22,532.77 on May 1, 2012


(compared to $28,412.68 on May 1, 2011)


STC did not give our chapter a rebate on
member dues again this year


Indicated that other chapters/communities need
the money more


Without a rebate, our chapter meetings and
seminars are our sole source of income


Chapter Finances (cont’d)


Moved to the Eventbrite reservation system


Eventbrite provides us with


More social media options to promote our
meetings and seminars


Direct deposits within a week of our programs


Eliminated monthly rent on our storage unit


STC RMC Meetings


Northern Colorado Satellite


Chapter Meetings

Northern Colorado

Satellite


Who: Anyone


When: Second Wednesday of the month


Where: Truman's, Fort Collins


Manager: Carmen Carmack


Purpose:


Mentoring


Networking


Supplement to Denver programs

Chapter Meetings


Who: Anyone


When: Third Thursday of the month


Where: Corporate Sponsors


Lakewood, NASDAQ Offices


Denver, Atkins Offices


Purpose


Offer professional development


Foster networking and support


Total of 151 attendees at our meetings this year

September 2011


Topic: Mastering Product
Documentation in a Wiki


Speaker: Amalia Hurtado


23 Attendees

October 2011


Topic: Establishing a
Personal Brand Using
Social Media


Speaker: Matt Sullivan


22 Attendees

November 2011


Topic: Networking


Three locations:


Panera Bread,

Westminster


Panera Bread,

Denver Tech Center


Outlets at Castle Rock Food
Court, Castle Rock


15 Attendees

January 2012


Holiday party: Hosted by
Frank Tagader


Collected donations for

Food Bank of the Rockies

January 2012


Topic: Finding Your Niche
as a Consultant in
Technical Communications


Speakers: John Daigle,
Linda Gallagher, Marc Lee,
and Tammy Van Boening


30 Attendees


February 2012


Webinar


Topic: Thriving in the
Agile Environment


Speaker: Kathryn Poe


16 Attendees

March 2012


Topic: Networking


Two locations:


Panera Bread,
Westminster


Panera Bread,
Denver Tech Center


16 Attendees

April 2012


Topic: Storytelling in
Nonfiction


Speaker: Kerrie Flanagan


29 Attendees

May 2012


Topic: Metrics to
Document the Costs of
Documentation


Speaker:

Bernard Aschwanden

Newsletter/Blog


Technicalities newsletter = Technicalities blog
(
www.stcrmc.org/wordpress
)


This year’s contributors:


Kristy Lantz Astry

Julianne Blomer



Julie Bettis


Kit Brown
-
Hoekstra



Regina Burks


Jim Hess


Joel Meier


Martha Sippel



Frank Tagader


Marcia Wood



Jean Zartner


Anyone can write a post or comment; just register
or email your submission to
rmcnews@stcrmc.org


Website and Web Team



The Web Team


Held three very successful Web team workdays


Upgraded the Content Management System


Renewed our maintenance contract


Created a new Home page after the upgrade


Purged website accounts (will purge again soon)


Integrated Eventbrite into the website


Performed regular maintenance
and archiving

Social Media


The Social Media Manager


Regularly posts updates via the President


Manages


Facebook


LinkedIn


Twitter


Blog


Adding new members to LinkedIn and Blog


May also post about


New blogs


Salutations


General announcements by request

Awards and Recognition


Active Member Rewards Program


The program is going strong


The chapter has awarded 201 points to

75 members and guests


Joel was the first to achieve 15 points


The reward for achieving 15 points is an STC RMC
polo shirt!


2 members have 12

14 points


5 people have 6

11 points


11 people have 3

5 points

Awards and Recognition

(cont’d)


Pacesetter Award


Fellow Honor


Deb Lockwood


Distinguished Chapter Service Awards


Debbie Peebles


John Endicott


Kristy Lantz Astry


President’s Awards


Carmen Carmack


Deanna Mosler


Frank Tagader


Marcia Wood

Council and Committee

Volunteers

Ron
Arner

Kristy
Astry

Julie
Bettis

Julianne Blomer

Tara
Broghammer

Kit Brown
-
Hoekstra

Ben Cape

Carmen Carmack

Lily Courtney

Michelle Despres

John Endicott

Craig
Kupras

Deb Lockwood

Evan Lockwood

Deanna
Mosler

Debbie Peebles

Claire Schram

Martha
Sippel

Frank Tagader

Tammy Van Boening

Stacey
Whala

Becky Williams

Hali Young

2011
-
2012 Officers


Outgoing officers


President, Joel Meier


Vice President, Marcia Wood


Past President, Kristy Astry


Secretary, Stacey Whala


Treasurer, Frank Tagader


Nominating Committee, Kit Brown
-
Hoekstra
and Craig Kupras

2012
-
2013 Officers


Incoming officers


President, Marcia Wood


Vice President, Annie Persson


Past President, Joel Meier


Secretary, Stacey Whala


Treasurer, Jessica Betterly


Nominating Committee, Deb Lockwood and
Claire Schram

2012
-
2013

Volunteer Opportunities

We need


Scholarship Coordinator


Blog Contributors


Meeting Greeters


Logistics/Facilities Coordinator


Podcast/Webinar volunteers to

record and moderate


Website Managers

Thank you to…

Everyone
who
contributed so much to
the chapter and to the
society!