Kathy Stershic, Principal Consultant of Dialog Research & Communications, has been elected President of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Dialog is a San Francisco Bay Area communications consultancy, focused on driving targeted, interactive communication as a business productivity tool. Dialog serves a range of client requirements, including communication strategy, executive communication, customer and employee research, content development, and program management, with a particular emphasis on supporting organizational change.
Stershic will serve a one year term as leader of the Silicon Valley chapter, which has over 230 members. Working with a 10-person Board of senior communication experts, her goals include maintaining strong organizational momentum, demonstrating best practices in using evolving digital communication channels, and reinforcing the importance of open communication as a vital component of business success in today’s challenging economic environment.
IABC, the International Association of Business Communicators, is the leading professional resource for effective communication practice. With members in over 80 countries, IABC provides products, services, activities and networking opportunities to help people and organizations achieve excellence in all forms of business communication. The Silicon Valley Chapter provides a professional network and learning community for hundreds of area communicators committed to delivering excellence in strategic, integrated communications. The chapter provides a range of member services including monthly networking and speaker events, a local jobs board, local vendor listings, newsletters and social networking groups. More information is available at www.sv.iabc.com.