Hotel & Travel
John Daigle is president of Evergreen Online Learning, LLC, based in Evergreen, Colorado.
Amber Swope is an internationally recognized expert on the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) who specializes in helping teams develop their information architecture and implement DITA.
Rick is a long-time Adobe partner and he has consulted on thousands of RoboHelp and Captivate projects to assist customers.
With over 20 years of experience managing content services, Kate Walton, Steyer’s hands-on CEO and Owner, is a lifelong content geek.
Dave Gash is the owner of HyperTrain, a Southern California firm specializing in technology consulting and training for hypertext developers.
Tami manages 70+ vendors on such projects as MSN editorial and production, API reference content, an editorial service desk, and photo selection and media licensing.
Education and Research
Emma J. Rose is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Tacoma.
Randy Nichols is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington Tacoma.
Ellen Ashdown, PMP, CSM is an Agile Certified Scrum Master and Project Management Professional with nearly 20 years' experience as a technical writer, trainer and project manager.
David K. Farkas is a Professor Emeritus in the University of Washington Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering.
Joe Welinske is the president of WritersUA.
Practitioners in Industry
Lin is the current president of STC-PSC and has been an instructional designer, trainer, and technical writer for many years, with many Fortune-500 companies.
Andy Fitzgerald, PhD
Andy Fitzgerald is an independent designer with applied expertise in design research, information architecture, interaction design, and prototyping.
Debra is part of the Digital Design and User Experience team at AT&T.
Carl is the Senior Content Strategist at Apptio in Bellevue, Washington, where he oversees technical content development and delivery strategies.
Jess Daugherty is the Technical Documentation Team Lead at kCura, a Chicago-based e-discovery software company.
Mark Guarino has served as a technical communicator for 22 years with telecommunications and software companies in Seattle and Atlanta.
Carol Troup has been immersed in the Puget Sound high-tech environment for decades, at companies like Microsoft, Amazon.com, and Attachmate.
Adam Evans is the Technical Documentation Manager at kCura, an e-discovery software company in Chicago, IL.
Elly has done a little of everything, including tech support, tech writing, user research, and interaction design, and then found her calling in UX writing.
Matthew Smith, Training Director for CorVel Corporation, has been a technical writer and trainer in the healthcare industry for more than 15 years. He was twice a peer showcase presenter at the WritersUA conference and presented on implementing an LMS in SharePoint at the eLearning Guild's DevLearn conference in 2014.
Rich Marvin is a Senior Technical Writer at KLA-Tencor, in Austin, TX.
As the Head of Technical Communication at Spotfire, I have a voice in setting strategy and defining tactics for the documentation aspect of Spotfire.