RESTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2021 — The National Court Reporters Foundation (NCRF), the philanthropic arm of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), announced that Meredith Bonn, RPR, CRR, an official court reporter from Webster, N.Y., was installed to serve a three-year term on its Board of Trustees. NCRA is the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers. The announcement was made at a special awards luncheon held at NCRA’s 2021 Conference & Expo held July 29-Aug. 1 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
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.
She holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR).
At the national level, Bonn most recently served as NCRA Vice President. She is also a past national Director.
She is a member of the New York Court Reporters Association and has served as director, president-elect, president, and immediate past president of their Board of Directors. Bonn is actively involved in promoting the court reporting profession and has volunteered at numerous middle and high school career events.
Bonn also presents at Careers in the Courthouse programs. She is the creator and presenter of The Power of the Positive Attitude which has been presented at numerous NCRA and State conventions. She is also coordinator of the NCRA Steno A to Z® Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program in western New York.