Board Member Spotlight
Christine J. Willette has been a court reporter since 1985 and is the owner of Willette Court Reporting in Wausau, Wis., where she is also an active reporter. She has been a member of NCRA since 1985 and has served on its Board of Directors for four years.
Sue A. Terry is a court reporter from Springfield, Ohio. Terry holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter and Certified Realtime Reporter. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters. She has been a court reporter since 1975.
Doreen Sutton is a freelance reporter from Scottsdale, Ariz., with 23 years of experience, was installed to serve as NCRA Vice President . She holds the nationally recognized
professional certification of Registered Professional Reporter and has covered depositions, arbitrations, and mediations.
Debra A. Dibble is a 25-year court reporter veteran who has worked as a deposition reporter in Salt Lake City since 2002. She holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Diplomate Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, and Certified Realtime Captioner.
Nativa P. Wood is a freelance court reporter from Mechanicsburg, Pa. Wood was an official reporter with the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, Harrisburg, Pa., for 35 years, with the last 10 years as chief reporter.
San Antonio, Texas
Kristin Anderson is an Official Court Reporter and Certified Realtime Reporter (FCRR), in San Antonio, Texas, for Bexar County District Court. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her B.A. in Management and Human Relations, and she is a licensed reporter in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas. With more than 16 years of experience, she has worked both as a freelance reporter and as a state official court reporter for the states of Kansas and Illinois.
Webster, New York
Meredith A. Bonn has been a court reporter since 1990 and was named official senior court reporter for the New York State Seventh Judicial District, Rochester, N.Y., in 2007. From 2000 to 2007, she served as an official court reporter for the same court, and prior to that, she worked as a freelance reporter from 1990 to 2000.
Roy M. Curry, Jr., is a court reporter from Franklin, Tenn., with more than 25 years of experience. Curry, who owns Elite Reporting Services, also taught court reporting to students at the Tennessee Career College in Nashville. He holds a bachelor’s degree of court reporting from the University of Mississippi.
Fort Wayne, Indianna
Tonya Kaiser is president and owner of Summit City Reporting, Inc. She is also a working reporter, covering depositions, hearings, and meetings.
Linda K. McSwain is an official court reporter from Mobile, Ala., with more than 20 years of experience as a freelance and official court reporter. McSwain has also worked as a freelance reporter taking depositions and covering public hearings.
Karyn D. Menck, Nashville, Tenn., has worked as a freelance court reporter, a closed captioner, and a CART provider. She has also been a firm owner. Her work has included remote captioning for hundreds of television stations, ballgames, and religious meetings. She has also provided onsite closed captioning for conventions, stadium events, theater productions, and in the classroom. From 2000-2015, Menck also provided pro bono CART for meetings of the Nashville Chapter of Self Help for the Hard of Hearing/Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA).
Michael (Mike) Miller has spent his 20-plus-year career pushing the limits and being a vocal advocate for freelance reporters, rising to the level of “self-appointed reporting superhero” due in large part to his website, Depoman.com, and frequent speaking engagements.
North Palm Beach, Florida
Christine Phipps is a Registered Professional Reporter from North Palm Beach, Florida, with more than 20 years of experience. She owns Phipps Reporting, Inc., headquartered in West Palm Beach. She holds the Realtime Systems Administrator certificate.
Jennifer Sati has been a court reporter since 1985. She is from Dayton, Minn., and currently serves as program director and instructor for judicial reporting and broadcast captioning at Anoka Technical College in Anoka, Minn. She continues to caption professionally.
Prior to joining NCRA, Marcia C. Ferranto served as President and CEO of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International and the Women’s Transportation Seminar Foundation in Washington, D.C. During her tenure with WTS, she worked closely nationally and internationally
with the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Labor as well as federal, state and local officials. She also doubled the membership size of WTS and added programs that will impact the transportation industry for years to come.