Inspiring Southlanders 2012

The SoTeC Inspiration Award seeks to discover and recognize Technology Professionals who are doing exemplary work, inspiring others to join them in giving back to the community.

Are there people like that out there? Yes there are! And to help get you thinking about who you might want to nominate, we’re including profiles of the 2012 SoTeC Inspiration Award Winners – Alexandra Braconi and Annie Jordan

Alexandra Braconi

Alexandra Braconi
Background
President, Blue Lizard Media, LLC
Veteran Media Professional with Nearly Twenty Years of Technical and Business Information Development, Graphic Design, and Marketing Communications Experience
Member of the Orange County Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (OCSTC); the Association for Women in Technology (AWT); and the National Association of Women Business Owners-Orange County (NAWBO-OC)
Graduate of James Madison University (JMU)
Wife and Stepmother

Main Volunteer and Community Focus
Workforce Development/Employment Support Services
Event Apparel Initiatives for At-Risk/Low-Income Youth/Military Spouses

Volunteer and Community Efforts
WHW (Women Helping Women/Men2Work) (Volunteer)
Belle of the Ball (Committee Member/Volunteer)
Desert Best Friend’s Closet (Volunteer)
The Women’s Alliance (Past Technology Chair and Board Member/Volunteer)

Awards and Recognition
WHW Volunteer of the Year 2009
2010 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards Honoree
President’s Call to Service Award, 2011 Recipient

Annie Jordan

Annie Jordan
Background
Business Analyst / IT Project Coordinator
Member of PMI-OC, IIBA-OC
Graduate of California State University, Fullerton
Main Volunteer and Community Focus
Leadership Development in Youth Communities
Volunteer and Community Efforts
Membership Chair for IIBA-OC
Youth Ministry Adult Leader for Corpus Christi Youth Ministry Program
Website Project Manager, for Corpus Christi non-profit website
Volunteer Committee for NETS, (Networking & Employment Transition Support)


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