Rachel is a photographer, writer, and designer.
Rachel has led a versatile 22-year career as a technical communicator, which includes being a lone writer, contractor, and an employee in various industries.
She is an STC Fellow, past Society-level Secretary for STC, past program chair of the STC Summit, competition judge, and book reviewer for the STC journal, Technical Communication. Rachel was actively involved in the STC Willamette Valley community from 1998 to 2013, holding many positions on the leadership council, including chapter president. From 2013 to the present, Rachel has turned her talents to the STC Phoenix chapter, and is currently serving as the website content editor.
Since 1999, Rachel has also been a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and STC’s unofficial photographer at many local and international STC events. Her photographs have appeared in STC Intercom, the Willamette Valley Chapter website and newsletter, the Phoenix chapter website, and STC’s Notebook blog.