2007-2008 Online Communications Competition Manager
Formerly 2004-2005 Chapter President
Kathy Bine is an award-winning developer of Internet, electronic, and printed user information products, primarily for government clients. In her 15 years of experience, she has designed Web sites and HTML-based user information systems for software that is served over the Internet. Kathy evaluates software and Web-based applications for compliance with Section 508 accessibility standards, and has conducted usability evaluations. She has developed context-sensitive online help for software systems developed in HTML, Oracle, Lotus Notes, Visual Basic, Visual Objects, C and C++.
Her portfolio includes system documentation, user manuals, quick references and technical reference manuals. She has developed training materials and implemented orientation and training sessions for software products. Kathy has produced CD-ROM information products. Her clients include the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Transportation (FHWA and FTA), U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Freddie Mac, and the National Research Council.
Kathy has taught at George Washington University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School, and has presented at professional conferences, including the STC conference.
Kathy joined STC in 1999. She is currently the Online Communications Competition Manager and served as the Competition Entries Co-Manager 2005-2007. She was the chapter president of the Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter in 2004-2005 and was secretary of the chapter in 2003-2004.