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You can reach the board members listed below at stc.east.tennessee.chapter@gmail.com.

2021–2022 Board Members

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Emily Huckabay

President

Emily Huckabay is a technical editor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she supports the Radioisotope Science and Technology Division and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Division. She served as vice president of STC-ETC during the 2020–2021 term.

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John Batson

Vice President

John Batson is a technical editor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he supports the Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division. He is the lead documentation maintainer for the SCALE nuclear modeling and simulation code system and specializes in LaTeX and collaborative software tools.

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Griffin Judy

Treasurer

Griffin Judy is an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, majoring in business analytics and minoring in technical communication.

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Adam Swift

Secretary

Adam Swift is a young technical communications professional working in the East Tennessee region. He earned his bachelor’s degree from East Tennessee State University and his master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is currently working as a contract technical writer for a local engineering company and an independent contract technical editor for the University of Tennessee System.

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Rose Raney

Immediate Past President

Rose Raney has worked with scientific and technical publications for more than 25 years and is a long-time member of STC-ETC. She is currently a technical editor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she supports the Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division.

Dr. Russel Hirst

Permanent Advisor

Dr. Russel Hirst is an STC Fellow. He directed the technical communication program in the UTK English Department for a quarter century and now in retirement continues to serve as editor of the International Journal of Nuclear Security, which he helped launch in 2015. With more than 30 years of service to STC-ETC, Dr. Hirst has mentored many students along their career paths in technical communication.

Mary Knepper

Permanent Advisor

Mary is a past president, long-term member, and valued advisor.