Committees


UNITED STATES COURT REPORTERS ASSOCIATION® COMMITTEE ROSTER 

Pursuant to Article VII of the bylaws, all officers shall be ex officio members of all committees except the Nominating Committee

STANDING COMMITTEES

AUDITING COMMITTEE – Inspect the books of the Secretary-Treasurer/Executive Director annually and
report their findings at the annual Board meeting of the Association
Diane Skillman, Chair
Maria Weinbeck

ETHICS COMMITTEE – Serve as a resource and provide direction for members of USCRA on ethical matters
Jana McKinney, Chair
Carol Harrison
Joe Rickhoff

AO COMMITTEE – Track rules and policy changes that may affect federal officials and provide advice to the Executive Committee and Board in addressing those with potential impact on members; for example, J-Net, CRAG, Judicial Conference proceedings, the court reporter manual
Shirley Hall, Chair
Laura Robinson, Vice Chair
Cheryl Dahlstrom
Jan Davis
Brenda Fauber
Kathy Fennell
Keith Johnson
Jana McKinney
Kelli Mulcahy
Joe Rickhoff
Laura Robinson
Jo Wilkinson

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE – Assist others in recruiting members to join, provide passwords to members to access Private Library on website, assist with maintenance of database for testing purposes
Laura Robinson, Chair
Kelli Mulcahy
Megan Pelka
Julie Thomas

NOMINATING COMMITTEE – Formulate a slate consisting of nominees for each of the various offices of the Association
Brenda Fauber, Chair
Past President Members:
Brenda Fauber, Past President (Term expires 10/2019)
Laura Robinson, Past President (Term expires 10/2020)
Regular Members:
Terri Martin, One-year term (Term expires 10/2019)
Diane Skillman, Two-year term (Term expires 10/2020)
Marlene Kerr, Three-year term (Term expires 10/2021)
Alternate Members:
Jan Davis, Alternate #1 (Term expires 10/2019)
Lisa Wiesman, Alternate #2 (Term expires 10/2019)

ADDITIONAL COMMITTEES

CONSTITUTIONAL & BYLAWS COMMITTEE – Review requests for amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws and propose wording for any suggested changes
JoAnn Corson, Chair
Joe Armstrong
Kelli Mulcahy
Jo Wilkinson

CONVENTION COMMITTEE – Coordinate the plans for USCRA’s two conventions
Terri Martin, Chair
Jan Davis, Seminar Coordinator
Megan Hague
Keith Johnson
Debbie Kriegshauser
Joe Rickhoff

HISTORICAL COMMITTEE – Maintain historical records of association, gather archives of The Circuit Rider issues and Court Reporter Management Plans for inclusion on website
Brenda Fauber, Chair

REPORTER TESTING COMMITTEE – Create dictation materials, administer all aspects of Federal Certified Realtime Reporter examination and annual realtime speed contest
Anne Bowline & Lisa Wiesman, Co-Chairs
Kelli Mulcahy
Shirley Hall
Kathy Fennell
Liz Lemke
Jan Dickman
Joe Rickhoff

REPORTER TRAINING COMMITTEE
Laura Robinson, Chair
Cheryl Dahlstrom
Janice Dickman
Kathy Fennell
Jana McKinney
Angela O’Donnell
Joe Rickhoff
Becky  Sabo.

WEBSITE/SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE – Maintain USCRA’s website and perform regular updating; assist Executive Director and Executive Committee with blasts, surveys, and other electronic communications; administer and provide support for USCRA’s Facebook page and USCRA Messenger
Cindy Nirenberg & Joe Armstrong, Co-Chairs
Brenda Fauber
Carol Harrison
Candy Potter

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

USCRA CRAG REPRESENTATIVE
Laura Robinson

CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL
Megan Hague

THE CIRCUIT RIDER
Shirley Hall, Editor
Candy Potter, Advertising Manager & Photographer
Rick Ford
Debbie Kriegshauser
Mindy Martin
Rene Twedt

To contact any committee chair or to volunteer for USCRA committees in the future, please send your email to uscrapresident@gmail.com.