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Debbie Dibble from Woodland elected 2021-2022 NCRA President ​

RESTON, Va., July 30, 2021 — TheNational Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers, today announced that Debra A. Dibble, RDR, CRR, CRC, a freelance court reporter and captioner from Woodland, Utah, was elected to serve as 2021-2022 President during the Association’s Conference & Expo being held July 29-Aug. 1 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Debbie Dibble is a 32-year freelance reporter and captioner from Salt Lake City, Utah. She holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), and Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC), and has qualified in the National Speed Competition and National Realtime Competition multiple times. Dibble is also a licensed court reporter in the states of California, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. She is highly experienced in all matters of complex litigation in depositions, arbitrations, and courtroom trials, as well as providing CART/broadcast captioning services.

At the national level, she served as an NCRA Chief Examiner for many years and as a delegate to the National Committee of State Associations from 2008 to 2012. She also served a three-year term as an NCRA Director, a three-year term as Secretary-Treasurer, and one year terms as Vice President and President-elect. Dibble has been deeply involved in leading a team to design and develop Career Launcher, the National Court Reporter Foundation’s new externship program for new professionals.

In 2010, the Utah Court Reporters Association (UCRA) honored her with its Distinguished Service Award. Dibble has also served in numerous volunteer positions at the state level including as a director and president of UCRA.



About NCRA

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has been internationally recognized for promoting excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text for more than 100 years. NCRA is committed to supporting its 16,000 members in achieving the highest level of professional expertise with educational opportunities and industry-recognized court reporting, educator, and videographer certification programs. NCRA impacts legislative issues and the global marketplace through its actively involved membership. Forbes has named court reporting as one of the best career options that do not require a traditional four-year degree, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the court reporting field is expected to grow by 14 percent through the year 2020. For more information, visit




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