RE: Re-upping STC membership?

Subject: RE: Re-upping STC membership?
From: "Karen L. Zorn" <k -dot- zorn -at- zorntech -dot- com>
To: "'John Hedtke'" <john -at- hedtke -dot- com>, "'Cardimon, Craig'" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, "'Techwr-l'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 12:57:30 -0700

John Hedtke wrote:

Speaking from my own experience, I can point to $500K to $750K that I
made as a direct result of my being involved with the STC over the
years, money I would not have made if I hadn't been here. Some of my
oldest friends are people I met through the STC. And becoming an
Associate Fellow and then a Fellow didn't hurt, either. All of this
was because I paid for the STC out of my own pocket: dues,
conferences, meals, airfare: EVERYTHING. I thought it was worth it
to do so even when I was making $28K/year and, given the financial
and intangible returns on my investment, I was right.

Hear! Hear!

And, with the deal STC HQ made with Genesys virtual conferencing, physical
and virtual chapters are able to step up to the technology line with little
pain. The organization is focusing more on the needs of its membership than
it ever has before. Over the next couple of years, we're going to see some
interesting programs.

My STC membership is valuable to me: jobs, educational opportunities,
friends (put in any order).

And, if you look at the annual membership for other professional
organizations such as IEEE and ASTD, STC membership is a great value for the


Karen L. Zorn
Zorn Technologies, Inc.
Mesa, AZ


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