Committees


2017-2018

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

ETHICS COMMITTEE
Jana McKinney, Chair
Carol Harrison
Joe Rickhoff
The duties of this committee shall be to serve as a resource and provide direction for members of USCRA on ethical matters.

AO COMMITTEE
Shirley Hall, Chair
Barb Barnard
Cheryl Dahlstrom
Jan Davis
Brenda Fauber
Kathy Fennell
Keith Johnson
Jana McKinney
Kelli Mulcahy
Joe Rickhoff
Laura Robinson
Jo Wilkinson
Bill Downs
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.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Kathy Fennell, Chair
Kelli Mulcahy
Megan Pelka
Julie Thomas
Bill Downs
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.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Past President Members:
Kristine Mousseau, 2016 Past President (Term expires 10/2018)
Brenda Fauber, 2017 Past President (Term expires 10/2019)
Regular Members:
Reggie Lambrecht, One-year term (Term expires 10/2018)
Terri Martin, Two-year term (Term expires 10/2019)
Diane Skillman, Three-year term (Term expires 10/2020)
Alternate Members:
Brian Gaffigan, Alternate #1 (Term expires 10/2018)
Molly Clayton, Alternate #2 (Term expires 10/2018)
The duty of this committee shall be to formulate a slate consisting of nominees for each of the various offices of the Association.

ADDITIONAL COMMITTEES

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

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

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

REPORTER TESTING COMMITTEE
Kelli Mulcahy, Chair
Anne Bowline
Kathy Fennell
Amie First
Shirley Hall
Liz Lemke
Candy Potter
Lisa Wiesman
Create dictation materials, administer all aspects of Federal Certified Realtime Reporter examination and annual realtime speed contest.

WEBSITE/SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE
Cindy Nirenberg & Joe Armstrong, Co-Chairs
Brenda Fauber
Carol Harrison
Candy Potter
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.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

USCRA CRAG REPRESENTATIVE
Laura Robinson

CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL
Megan Hague
Jana McKinney

THE CIRCUIT RIDER
Shirley Hall, Editor
Bill Downs, Managing Editor
Candy Potter, Advertising Manager & Photographer
Barb Barnard
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.