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Board Member Spotlight

  • Sarah Nageotte
    Jefferson, Ohio

    Sarah Nageotte currently works as an official court reporter for the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio.  Prior to her current position, she had been an official reporter in the Common Pleas Courts of both Pennsylvania and Ohio since 1998.

  • Steve Zinone
    Canandaigua, New York

    Stephen A. Zinone, RPR, is an official court reporter from Pittsford, New York, who started out freelancing in 1985, working as a stenographer in the Monroe County Town courts and in the deposition arena.

  • Vice President
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Nativa (Tiva) P. Wood has been an official reporter with the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for 35 years; for the last 10 years, she has worked as chief reporter.

  • Doreen Sutton
    Scottsdale, Arizona

    Doreen Sutton, RPR, has been a freelance court reporter for 20 years and currently runs her own firm. She has also worked per-diem for the courts and has previous experience in banking, bookkeeping, payroll, and accounting.

  • Immediate Past President
    Worcester, Massachusetts

    Nancy Varallo is the owner of The Varallo Group LLC, which offers court reporting, business development, and administrative support services to reporters and reporting firms.  She began her court reporting career in 1979 and worked as a freelancer, a court reporting educator, and as a CART provider.   

  • Kerry Anderson
    Atlanta, Georgia

    Kerry Anderson has owned Professional Court Reporters LLC since 1999. She provides court reporting and realtime services for depositions, arbitrations, and hearings, as well as working as a CART (communication access realtime translation) provider.  

  • Director
    Casper, Wyoming

    Anne Bowline is a Federal Official Court Reporter, and previous owner of Professional Reporting Network. Her experience includes work in depositions and with the courts, as well as providing CART (communication access realtime translation) services.

  • Debra A. Dibble, RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP
    Woodland, Utah

    Debra A. Dibble, a 24-year veteran in the court and deposition arena, from Woodland, Utah, has worked as a deposition reporter in Salt Lake City since 2002. She holds the professional certifications of Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), Certified Broadcast Captioner (CBC), and Certified CART Provider (CCP).

  • Director
    Cleveland, Texas

    Jo Anne Horn Leger, a 26-year veteran court reporter from Cleveland, Texas, is an official court reporter who has been assigned to the 253rd District Court for Liberty and Chambers counties since 1999. She is recognized as the first reporter to provide realtime reporting within that court. She holds the professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR).

  • Director
    Miami, Florida

    Rick Levy has been a firm owner for 10 years. Prior to opening his firm, he worked as an independent contractor, handling various reporting assignments from worker’s compensation and personal injury depositions and hearings to jury trials.

  • Karen Teig, RPR, CRR, CMRS
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Karen Teig is currently an official reporter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A reporter since 1975, she has worked as a freelancer with firms and also on her own, as well as providing CART to the hearing impaired.

  • Sue Terry
    Springfield, Ohio

    Sue A. Terry, is a court reporter from Springfield, Ohio. Terry holds the professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR), and Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR). She has been a court reporter since 1975.

  • Director
    Atlanta, Georgia

    Heidi C. Thomas has been a court reporter since 1978, and a CART provider/captioner since 1989.  She has served on the faculty/training staff for NCRA, and was on the Realtime Certification Committee at NCRA for six years. 

  • Michele York
    Washington, D.C.

    Michele R. York is an Official Reporter of the United States House of Representatives living in Washington, D.C.  Originally from Pennsylvania, York holds the professional designation of Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), as well as holding the New Hampshire designation of Licensed Court Reporter.

  • Michael S. Nelson
    Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
    Vienna, Va

    Mike Nelson has an extensive background in both the for profit and non-profit sectors. He has served in a leadership capacity for environmental, medical, museum and tax organizations. He has significant experience in growing professional membership organizations and in board development.