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
AUDITING COMMITTEE – Inspect the books of the Treasurer annually and report their findings at the annual Board of Directors meeting of the Association.
Katie Wirt, Chairperson
ETHICS COMMITTEE – Serve as a resource and provide direction for members of USCRA on ethical matters.
Carol Harrison, Chairperson
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.
Laura Robinson, Chairperson
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.
Kathy Fennell, Chairperson
Laura Robinson, Retention and Recruitment Lead
Candy Potter, Membership Database/Private Library Lead
Brenda Fauber, Facebook Group/USCRA Messenger Lead
Joe Armstrong and Megan Hague, Electronic Communications/Forms Leads
Brenda Hightower Smith
NOMINATING COMMITTEE – Formulate a slate consisting of nominees for each of the various offices of the Association.
Past President Members:
Brenda Fauber, Past President (Term expires 10/2020)
Laura Robinson, Past President (Term expires 10/2021)
Diane Skillman, One-year term (Term expires 10/2020)
Charyse Crawford, Two-year term (Term expires 10/2021)
Joe Armstrong, Three-year term (Term expires 10/2022)
Brian Gaffigan, Alternate #1 (Term expires 10/2020)
Nancy LaBella, Alternate #2 (Term expires 10/2020)
CONSTITUTIONAL & BYLAWS COMMITTEE – Review requests for amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws and propose wording for any suggested changes
Barb Barnard, Chairperson
CONVENTION COMMITTEE – Provide site selection and speaker planning for the Midyear and Annual USCRA conventions, complete NCRA continuing education submission following events.
Terri Martin, Chairperson
Jan Davis, Seminar Coordinator
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, Chairperson
REPORTER TESTING COMMITTEE – Create dictation materials, administer all aspects of Federal Certified Realtime Reporter Examination and Tunheim Annual Realtime Speed Contest.
Anne Bowline, Chairperson
REPORTER TRAINING COMMITTEE – Create and disseminate training materials to be used for new Federal Official Court Reporters.
Laura Robinson, Chairperson
USCRA CRAG REPRESENTATIVE
CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL
THE CIRCUIT RIDER – Create and edit content for publication of The Circuit Rider magazine.
Shirley Hall, Editor
Candy Potter, Advertising Manager & Photographer
To contact any committee chair or to volunteer for USCRA committees in the future, please send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.