AUDIT COMMITTEE – Inspect the books of the Treasurer annually and report their findings at the annual Board of Directors meeting of the Association.
Reggie Lambrecht, Chairperson
Linda Walsh
Donna Prather
Erin Drost

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.
Jana McKinney, Chairperson
Shannon Bishop
Shirley Hall
Kelli Mulcahy
Jan Davis

BYLAWS COMMITTEE – Review requests for amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws and propose wording for any suggested changes.
Shirley Hall
Brenda Fauber
Kelli Mulcahy
Shannon Bishop
Jana McKinney

CONVENTION COMMITTEE – Provide site selection and speaker planning for the Midyear and Annual USCRA conventions, complete NCRA continuing education submission following events.
Nikki Peters, Chairperson
Becky Sabo
Megan Hague
Rachael Lundy
Carla Klaustermeier
Heather Suarez
Megan Strawn

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE – Recruit members to join, communicate with current members regarding renewals, maintain membership database, manage website Private Library passwords, monitor USCRA Facebook page, disseminate electronic communications with members, create and manage electronic registration forms.

Recruitment and Retention
Jana McKinney, Lead
Becky Sabo
Paul Rundell
Jill Wells

Membership Database/Private Library
Candy Potter, Lead
Julie Thomas
Kathy Fennell

Facebook/USCRA Messenger
Brenda Fauber, Lead
Jana McKinney
Laura Robinson
Julie Thomas
Joe Armstrong

Electronic Communication/ Forms
Megan Hague, Lead
Candy Potter
Carol Harrison

Rhonda Montgomery
Candy Potter

NOMINATING COMMITTEE – Formulate a slate consisting of nominees for each of the offices of the Association.
Past Presidents: Laura Robinson ( Term expires 10/2023)
Kelli Mulcahy ( Term expires 10/2023)

Regular Members: Nancy LaBella Two-year term (Expires 10/2023)
JoAnn Corson, Three-year term (Expires 10/2024)
Marlene Kerr, Three-year Term (Expires 10/2025)

Alternate Members:
Shirley Hall
Jenny Costales

REPORTER TESTING COMMITTEE – Create dictation materials, administer all aspects of Federal Certified Realtime Reporter Examination and Tunheim Annual Realtime Speed Contest.
Anne Bowline, Chairperson
Liz Lemke
Kelli Mulcahy
Lisa Wiesman
Brenda Fauber
Shirley Hall
Lynne Krenz
Erin Drost
James Pence-Avila

THE CIRCUIT RIDER – Create and edit content for publication of The Circuit Rider magazine.
Kelli Mulcahy, Chairperson
Shirley Hall
Debbie Kriegshauser
Mindy Martin
Megan Pelka
Candy Potter
Rogene Schroeder
Suzanne Trimble
Rene Twedt
Lori Cecil-Vollmer
Amy Walker



Brenda Fauber

Cindy Nirenberg

USCRA CRAG Representative
Jana McKinney (Expires 12/2024)


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