VTC Presenters/Speakers

Art Gresham

Editor, Under the Computer Hood User Group Art enlisted in the Navy in 1969 and retired after 20 years, during which he earned a Bachelors of Engineering-Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He served in various computer and technology assignments, which led to civilian jobs in Computer Programming before retiring. He joined the Heath User Group of San Diego in 1982 after building his first computer. The group transitioned to the Under the Computer Hood User Group as the home and business computer industry changed. He served in several positions with the…

John Krout

Presenter & Newsletter Contributor, Potomac Area Technology and Computer Society, VA John has been writing about creative uses of personal computers since the early 1980s. Now he also writes about smartphones, tablets, and digital cameras. He retired in 2021 after working as a federal contractor software engineer for 30+ years, and lives in Arlington VA with his son, many computers, and digital cameras, and too many cats.

Sue Mueller

Genealogy SIG Organizer, Computer Users of Erie Susan Mueller (pronounced muller): A retired educator and administrator, Sue is a member of the Computer Users of Erie (Pennsylvania). She has lived in Girard, PA, for 48 years and has been working seriously on genealogy for more than 25 years and has used Family Tree Maker since 1996, including being a beta tester starting in 2012. She teaches monthly genealogy classes for the Erie County Public Library (now via Zoom).

Michael Young – Electric Vehicle Professional

Mark has owned an electric vehicle for 10 years. He has put over 100,000 electric vehicle miles on the vehicles that he has owned in this time. Mark has had a lifetime obsession with the latest technology and electric vehicles (E.V.s) were the next step in this process. He has attended many local and national conferences on E.V.s constantly follows the latest E.V. news from podcasts, YouTube channels, forums, and blogs. He believes that this is the way of the future, and nearly every existing automobile company is either already selling E.V.s…

Mark Schulman

Mark Schulman is a member of the Central Florida Computer Society, an author, speaker, web designer, software designer, and technology enthusiast. He has designed software and web applications for businesses from small medical practices to Fortune 500 companies. Mark speaks on a wide variety of technological issues. He is a published author of seven computer books, including Using UNIX, Understanding UNIX, and Using Lotus Notes (all published by Que, a division of MacMillan/McGraw-Hill).

Brooke Thomas

President, Central Kentucky Computer Society Brooke joined the Central Kentucky Computer Society in 2008 and became an instructor on Using Movie Maker. After serving on the Board of Directors, she became President in July 2012. CKCS was created officially as a non-profit educational organization in 1984 with the stated purpose of “demystifying technology.” Brooke has continued the mission of the organization by organizing the monthly Tech Nights and teaching iPad and Facebook classes and assisting with various other classes. Her teaching philosophy is to simplify today’s technology to make it user-friendly…

Jerry Heaton

Member Central Kentucky Computer Society Jerry has been a member of the Central Kentucky Computer Society for 28 years. For 12 of those years, he led a word processing special interest group, during which more than 2000 members signed in to attend his sessions. He once wrote a book, Jerry’s Guide to Better Word Processing, which now is totally out of date with all the changes that have taken place. Also, for ten years, he served as the editor of the CKCS monthly newsletter. For most of the past year, Jerry…

Joe Dietz

Joe Dietz, Vice President Central Kentucky Computer Society Joe teaches a wide variety of classes at Central Kentucky Computer Society: beginner and advanced digital imaging using Corel’s PaintShop Pro and FastStone: making a photo book with Shutterfly: Tips to using the iPhone: iPhone  camera and using the internet.