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Society for Technical Communication Suncoast Chapter

2202 North Westshore Blvd. Suite 650

Tampa, Florida 33607

United States

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Employment History


Program Chair, Technical Writing and Communication Certificate

UCSC Extension


Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) and Content Experience Strategist, Architect, and Designer
IBM Corporation

Also Member
Usability Sciences Corporation

Senior Member





Comprehensive Planning Committee Alternate and Voting Member and Secretary
Town of Lamoine, Maine

Universal Pilot Application Service Inc

Association for Computing Machinery Inc

Also Member
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing

Also Member
Society of Women Engineers

Also Member
Information Architecture Institute

Also Member
American Society for Information Science and Technology


Senior Member
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers

Senior Member
EasyStreet Online Services Inc

Junior Fellow
San Diego Supercomputer Center

Competition Liaison
Willamette Valley Chapter

Senior Member
Sigma Tau Chi

Senior Technical Staff Member and Information Experience Strategist and Architect
Information Management User Technology organization of the IBM Software Group

Staff Member
aSenior Technical



Silicon Valleys Technical Writing and Communication program

University of California , Santa Cruz



Temple University in Philadelphia , PA


Stanford University

Master of Science degree

Science and Technical Communication

Drexel University


Stanford University

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Andrea Ames

Andrea L. Ames, M.S., is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Content Experience Strategist, Architect, and Designer on IBM's corporate information strategy team where she is responsible for driving broad initiatives to improve the total information experience (TIE). Prior to IBM, Andrea was an information strategy, architecture, and usability consultant, helping large and small businesses to engineer their product development processes to design and create information in ways that enhance product usability, increase and accelerate user productivity, increase product adoption and customer loyalty, and support business and marketing goals.
Andrea has 30 years of experience in technical communication. She is a Fellow and past President (2004-2005) of STC, a Distinguished Engineer of the ACM (the first technical communicator to achieve this distinction), a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a member of SWE, ASIS&T, IAI, UPA, and ATTW. Andrea designed, coordinates, and teaches in the UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley certificate program in Technical Writing and Communication for the University of California, Santa Cruz; she has published two award-winning technical books and more than 50 papers and articles; and she speaks regularly at conferences and professional organization meetings around the world.

STC Silicon Valley Chapter: Contact Us [cached]



STC :: Board of Directors [cached]

Andrea L. AmesFirst Vice President801 Woodside Road (# 14-220)Redwood City, CA 94061-3772ยป 1VP@STC.ORG

Society News [cached]

Society elections are in full swing and there are three Bay Area people ( Andrea Ames, Beau Cain, and Lori Fisher) running for office!

Incoming STC President, Andrea Ames, will be one of the keynote speakers.

Society News [cached]

Incoming STC President, Andrea Ames, will be one of the keynote speakers.

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