Sue Darby

Technical instructions for a variety of technical topics. <b><i>S</i></b><b><i>ue Darby</i></b> is a wizard with software, from basics to macros and things they weren’t originally programmed to do <a href=”http://www.alaskaos.com/m4-mass-mail-merge-macro/”>(mass e-mail merge PDF files through Outlook)</a>. She writes technical instructions from “This is the mouse” level to anything new that she’s done only once or twice. She can target instructions to the level of the audience as well for presentations. She also installs, sets up, maintains and secures efficient <a href=”http://www.alaskaos.com/web-development-history/”>WordPress websites</a>. She is a  <a href=”http://suestinycostumes.com/category/books/”>published… Continue reading

Achievements between December 2010 and March 2011

Just one year of all the things I accomplished! There’s more that I have likely forgotten or discounted as too minor. Screenings are more complete with fewer missed items as I have learned to recognize required items Initial apps were backed up into October and were fully caught up in mid January for screenings resulting in more initial providers being certified Increased use and proficiency with MMIS Better personal tracking system for screenings missing items and quicker turnaround on matching incoming items with packets More… Continue reading

Achievements from 2008-2015

I’ve been a busy person the last 9 years and this only covers the first 7! – Compilation of ALL processes into comprehensive procedure manual from start to finish for certification including small side procedures and helpful tools – User friendly regulations for management and website – Discovery of new functions in Adobe DC led to time efficiency and additional accuracy for the Compliance team Time cut from multiple hours of work to far less. – Sharepoint Tracking system created as a “stop gap” until… Continue reading

Habilitation Providers

The State has several types of providers who were previously “invisible” to management statistically. We knew they exist but really did not know exactly who they were or where the clients were. Frequently, the clients served were placed in a wrong environment and all sorts of havoc would happen when something went wrong. My supervisor was agonizing over the issue one afternoon and I could hear her snarling to herself in her office across from me. After a while of listening I decided to take… Continue reading

What are my three favorite accomplishments?

Published author. I’ve written and published two books a hundred patterns and many articles in several magazines. Placed at the State Fair. One of my published articles is also the first place winner at the Alaska State Fair. Tiny Betsy and Kitty Collier are two of my best and my favorite patterns. The number of degrees and certificates and certifications I have earned. Two bachelor’s degrees, two associates degrees, three certificates and six certifications. I’d love to put all that education to work and use… Continue reading