Technical Writer by Day, Career Coach and Counselor by Night, Maker and Builder
I have a passion for ham radio, electronics and automotive/mechanical technology. Working at the NASA Mission Control public information office during Space Shuttle missions is one of my most memorable experiences.
October 2016 - at Present
Content creator, writer and editor for natural gas (CNG and LNG) product support and customer care operation manuals, service bulletins, parts manuals, training materials, presentations and other documents. Increases company visibility on a zero budget by publishing and posting company and customer success stories on social media. Creates, updates and enforces compliance with the corporate Style Guide to help ensure consistent format and branding worldwide.
Technical Writer, Agility Fuel Solutions | Brand Ambassador, beBee
October 2016 - at Present
At Agility Fuel Solutions: Technical document writer, editor, creator for training, maintenance and service of natural gas fuel storage and delivery systems. At beBee: Brand ambassador for recruiting, explaining, teaching, writing, curating, sharing, creating and helping newcomers to the new social media platform called beBee.
LinkedIn Career Coach and Counselor
October 2013 - at Present
Volunteer position to help people looking for a new career. Technical writing, public speaking and teaching skills are used to help people learn career management skills such as resume writing, LinkedIn profile optimization and interview performance.
April 2013 - at Present
Technical Writer and editor of operation and parts manuals as well as other technical documents such as field service bulletins, procedures and ISO 9000 quality documents. Technical writer projects include editing and enhancing engineering models and technical drawings to suit audience and application. • Creates and maintains a corporate Style Guide to help ensure consistent format and company branding • Interacts with cross-functional teams to produce, create and gain approval for technical writer projects
Contributing Editor and Writer
January 2003 - at Present
Writer of a monthly or semi-monthly column in CQ magazine, a worldwide publication for Amateur Radio operators. CQ has a circulation of about 30,000 in over 100 countries. Writing topics include a wide range of radio communication related topics, from circuit technology to operating practices and hands-on electronic projects. • First writer to publish (“scoop”) a story on the Maker Movement and amateur radio • Continuously teaching practical tips and techniques to newly licensed radio operators
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA
1980 - 1982 (2 years) California
Writing and editing of any and all documents