May 5-7, 2019
Join NCRA’s Interim CEO and Executive Director Dave Wenhold, CAE, members of the NCRA Board of Directors, and experts, as they share their insights to advance your leadership and advocacy skills.
Roy M. Curry, Jr. (Max), RPR, CRI, CCR, B.C.R.
Roy M. Curry, Jr., (Max) is a court reporter with more than 29 years of experience and owner of Elite Reporting Services of Tennessee. He has taught court reporting to students at the Tennessee Career College in Nashville for 14 years, and holds a Bachelor of Court Reporting degree from the University of Mississippi. He also holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Certified Reporting Instructor (CRI).
Curry has been a member of NCRA for 33 years and has served on its Freelance Reporter Community of Interest, Education Content, and Budget and Finance committees He is a two-time past president of the Tennessee Court Reporters Association.
Senior VP, Cornerstone Government Affairs
Mike has nearly 20 years of experience in the policy and political arenas, including 14 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has managed a broad spectrum of federal policy issues, including health care, trade, tax, small business, agriculture, transportation, and tech and telecom policy.
Before joining Cornerstone, Mike served as chief of staff to Rep. Ron Kind from Wisconsin, where he managed the policy, political, and communications work of the Congressman, as well as serving as his lead strategic advisor. He also served as leadership staff for the New Democrat Coalition, and oversaw Rep. Kind’s work on the House Ways & Means Committee, including the Subcommittees on Health and Trade. Mike has also served as deputy chief of staff and legislative director for Rep. Bruce Braley from Iowa where he focused on the committees on Energy & Commerce, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Small Business. His experience also includes serving as a legislative assistant for Rep. John Barrow from Georgia, where he worked on the Agriculture and Small Business committees.
Mike has presented on a variety of topics, including “The Affordable Care Act: How Did We Get Here and Where are We Going” for the Iowa Bar Association; “Successful Advocacy on the Hill” for the National Electrical Contractors Association.
Mike received his B.A. in Political Science from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. He currently lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Allison, and daughter Ella.
NCRA, Director, State Government Relations
Jocelynn Moore is the Director of State Government Relations for NCRA. Jocelynn comes from Bakersfield, Calif., where she attended California State University, earning her bachelor’s degree in political science and religious studies. After undergrad, Jocelynn worked in California state politics managing political campaigns, coordinating fundraisers for elected members, and leading regional voter registration projects. Jocelynn continued her education at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor in May 2018. While in law school, Jocelynn had the honor of clerking for the Law Office of the Kern County Public Defender and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly. Since joining NCRA, Jocelynn works daily advocating for the court reporting and captioning professions.
Sue A. Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC
Sue Terry has been a court reporter since 1975, and has reported arbitrations, court proceedings, conventions, administrative hearings, public-utility hearings, large environmental cases, patent cases, tobacco cases, and other cases with highly technical or medical testimony. She holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), and Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC). She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters (FAPR).
Terry has served as a Director of NCRA and on numerous committees including as co-chair of the Technology Evaluation, as a member of TRAIN, Finance and Executive Search committees. She is a past president of the Ohio Court Reporters Association (OCRA) and the recipient of both groups’ Distinguished Service Award.
Dave Wenhold, CAE, PLC
NCRA, Interim Executive Director & CEO
Dave Wenhold, CAE, PLC, has represented the court reporting and captioning professions as a lobbyist for more than 20 years. In his tenure as NCRA’s Director of Government Relations and Public Policy, he was successful in lobbying the Judicial Branch and the Executive Branch, and he has worked with Congress to earmark tens of millions of dollars for the court reporting and captioning professions.
He is co-founder of Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies, a full-service lobbying firm based in Northern Virginia. Wenhold is a past president of the American League of Lobbyists. In 2008, Wenhold was selected with three other lobbyists and named as one of the most effective association lobbyists in Washington by Association Trends. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Keene State College in Keene, N.H., the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives, and the Professional Lobbying Certificate (PLC) from the American League of Lobbyists.