RE: OT - Re: Well, I Sure Won't Be in Chicago (was Re: Therepeat ed/quoted text in your message)

Subject: RE: OT - Re: Well, I Sure Won't Be in Chicago (was Re: Therepeat ed/quoted text in your message)
From: "Douglas S. Bailey (AL)" <dbailey -at- commandalkon -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 16:12:02 -0500

Well, David, I guess someone we all know should get ready to run for office,
don't you? ;-)


> -----Original Message-----

> The governance structure of the STC is set up to prevent
> change. Compare the
> performance of the officers to their campaign statements when
> they ran for
> office, and you will see that not all that much changed.
> Certification is
> one the hallmark issues. Where you stand on this issue isn't
> as important as
> how the STC continues to go along and survive by NOT defining
> what technical
> writing is. That core issue is being done outside the scope
> of the STC. If
> the STC would define itself as non-technical TW, then another
> organization
> could assert the technical TW side of the profession. But, in
> trying to be
> all things, it succeeds at being weak.

<snip excess teeth grinding>


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