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Technical writer

Dorothy Hays Shoemaker, American writer. Member Bay Area Action, Palo Alto, 1991—2000, board directors, 1992—2000; member Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group; volunteer, assistant to issues coordinator Oregon Wildlife Federation, 2001—2003; issue coordinator Portland Harbor; assistant to Joe Keating candidate Governor for Oregon; Member of Sierra Club (chair columbus group, secretary Oregon chapter).

Background

Shoemaker, Dorothy Hays was born on November 4, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of David Glenn and Marguerite (Thompson) Hays.

Education

Bachelor, Reed College, 1979. Master of Arts in Integrated Computer Science, Mills College, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Mill Colleges, 1987.

Technology writing certified, International Business Machines Corporation, 1993.

Career

Technical writer, Mills Concord Medical, Oakland, California, 1987; teaching assistant, Mills. College, Oakland, 1986-1987; technical secretary, Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, California, 1988; technical writer, Cadre Technologies, Saratoga, California, 1989-1990; technical writer, International Business Machines Corporation Research and Development, San Jose, California, 1990-1993; retired, International Business Machines Corporation Research and Development, San Jose, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer, editor: technical manuals Programmer's Guides, 1987-1993.

Membership

Member Bay Area Action, Palo Alto, 1991—2000, board directors, 1992—2000. Member Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group. Volunteer, assistant to issues coordinator Oregon Wildlife Federation, 2001—2003.

Issue coordinator Portland Harbor. Assistant to Joe Keating candidate Governor for Oregon. Member of Sierra Club (chair columbus group, secretary Oregon chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: teaching and playing piano, computer programming, writingpoetry.

Connections

Married Lon Lawrence Shoemaker, March 30, 1996.

father:
David Glenn Hays

mother:
Marguerite (Thompson) Hays

spouse:
Lon Lawrence Shoemaker