Re: Cost of STC

Subject: Re: Cost of STC
From: "Wing, Michael J" <mjwing -at- INGR -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 1997 16:16:38 -0600

>Colleagues,
>
>Please invert your telescope. You are looking through the wrong end. I have
>seen numerous comments about the high cost of STC membership. Relative to
>other professional societies, the STC dues schedule is moderate. It is
>certainly in line with dues for the engineering societies. If you don't
>believe that STC dues are reasonable, check the cost of IABC or PRCA. Even
>the local nurses' association has dues higher than STC ($145/year the last
>time I checked).
>
>Dan Wise
>
Dan;

You may be looking in the correct end of the telescope; however, you're
pointing it at the wrong target;^) I believe that the point was
relating the cost of STC to a personal budget. $100 + event charges
(such as meals) is $100 or more regardless of what Nurses, Engineers,
Doctors, or Janitors pay to their cartels! If I can only afford 100k
for a house and the house I'm interested in is 125k, what do I care if
the other houses are all over 200k?

Mike Wing

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