2012-2015 Social Media Manager; 2014 Second Vice President
Viqui Dill is the STC Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter's Social Media manager and is on the STC Community Affairs Committee. She loves using our social media channels to spread good news about technical communication in our area and around the planet and has presented a talk at the STC Technical Communication Summit. Viqui earned a Distinguished Chapter Service Award (DCSA) in 2013. Her tutorials and online help projects have earned an Award for Merit in our chapter competition. Viqui served as an At-Large Director on the Administrative Council 2012-2013.
As Technical Communication Lead for American Woodmark in Winchester, VA, Viqui is passionate about continued education and lifelong learning for those in our field. Sharing the tips and tricks she has gathered in her 15 years as a writer, she is actively promoting networking with other writers to help us all learn and stay connected.
An engineering graduate from Virginia Tech, Viqui switched to technical writing in the 90s for the flexibility and interpersonal connection that our field offers. She has worked for IBM Federal Systems in Manassas and BMC Software in the Dulles Technology corridor before moving to the Shenandoah Valley in 2002.
In her free time, Viqui plays bass in several bands including Hot Flash, a band of mothers who rock out in clubs throughout the DC area. Viqui and her husband Keith have a bluegrass band called the Dill Pickers and are sometimes joined on drums by their son Jim, a student at Virginia Tech. The Dills have been married for 25 years and live on five acres just outside Winchester, VA. Viqui describes herself as a "technical writer, wife, mom, bass player, and worship leader: I'm happiest when folks sing along with me."
Connect with Viqui at
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/viqui.dill
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/viquidill
- Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/viquidill/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/viqui_dill @viqui_dill
- Blog: https://viquidill.wordpress.com/