Chapter leaders

Board of Directors

The board of directors for 2018/19:

Serena Beck, President
Serena is a senior technical writer based in Victoria. She’s worked for Haemonetics Corporation, an international healthcare company, since 2004. She joined the STC in 2002 while she was a student. In 2015, she volunteered as the membership coordinator.
Joel Basart is a technical writer with over 20 years’ experience in diverse fields: aerospace, health care, banking, food, and horticulture. He is currently a Senior Technical Communicator and QA Lead for Argus Control Systems in Surrey, BC. He spends a lot of his time creating videos for both customers and employees. He lives in Langley, BC.
  Stephen Gauer, Past President
Stephen is a freelance technical writer based in Vancouver. He joined the STC in 2015 and served as president of the Canada West Coast chapter for the 2015/16 year.
  Beverlee Bishundayal, Secretary/Treasurer
Beverlee is the principal technical writer at a professional development and training company in the mining industry based in Vancouver. She joined the STC in 2014. She has been chapter secretary since January 2016 and treasurer since June 2016.
  Heather Sommerville, Advisor to the Board
Heather is a senior technical writer and editor with over 20 years of experience. She is an STC Associate Fellow and has served in many volunteer positions with the STC Canada West Coast chapter.


Events Coordinator: Rick Georg

Information Interview Coordinator: Kush Tilakaratne

Membership Coordinator: Serena Beck

Social Media Coordinator: Kush Tilakaratne

Student Outreach Coordinator: Beverlee Bishundayal

Tech Comm Café Coordinator: Heather Sommerville

Vancouver Island Coordinator: Andrew McFallon

Volunteer Coordinator: Heather Sommerville

Web Editor: open

Webmaster: Joel Basart