Ember DeBoer is a former information architect and technical writer in the software engineering process group (SEPG) at Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) in Holland, MI. Ember now works as a communications specialist for a local educational services organization. She completed her master's degree in technical communications from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and BA in scientific and technical communication from Michigan Technological University. Ember co-authored a book chapter in Power and Legitimacy in Technical Communication, Volume I: The Historical and Contemporary Struggle for Professional Status. Email Ember at [email protected].