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Certified New York Realtime Court Reporters
Congratulations to the following NYSCRA members who have earned the New York Realtime Court Reporter (NYRCR) certification since its October 2013 inception:

Elizabeth A. Black, CSR, RMR, CRR, NYRCR
Meredith A. Bonn, CSR, RPR, NYRCR
Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR, NYACR
Michael D. DeVito, CSR, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Donna Evans, NYRCR
Toni Ann Figueroa, NYRCR
Suzanne M. Gillson, CSR, RMR, NYRCR
Mirabai Knight, NYRCR
Ashley M. Knights, RPR, NYRCR
Sharon Lengel, NYRCR
Debra A. Levinson, CSR, RMR, CRR, CMRs, NYRCR
Kerry A. Meegan, RPR, CRR, CSR, NYRCR
Vincent J. Palombo, RMR, CRR, NYRCR
Marita Petrera, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Pamela Palomeque, RPR, CRR, NYRCR
Bonnie Piccirillo, NYRCR, NYACR
Ashley Principe, RPR, RMR, NYRCR
Rachel Simone, NYRCR
Amanda Thelema, RPR, NYRCR
Terry-Ann Volberg, NYRCR
Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR

Certified New York Association Certified Reporters
Congratulations to the following NYSCRA members who have earned the New York Association Certified Reporter certification since its May 2015 inception:

Chris Shin, NYACR
Ingrid Andersen, NYACR
Karen Bianchi, NYACR
Kathy Smith, NYACR
Diana Smith, NYACR
Molly Chino, NYACR, NYRCR
Marisa Nold, NYACR
Ashley Kleinschmidt, NYACR, NYRCR
Melissa Lindholm, NYRCR, NYACR
Kelly Coccho, NYRCR
Gabrielle Cardelli, NYACR
Elizabeth Brucie, NYACR, RCR
Julie A. Wick, NYSACR
Francesca Cioffi, RPR, CM, CSR, NYRCR, NYACR
Noah Collin, NYACR
Mary Agnes Drury, RPR, NYACR
Bonnie Piccirillo, NYRCR, NYACR
Diane V. Salters, RPR, NYACR


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Welcome to the New York State Court Reporters Association (NYSCRA) website. 

Save the date:  October 12-14, 2018

New York State Court Reporters Association 2018 Convention

Is being held October 12-14 at the fabulous

Melville Marriott Long Island

1350 Walt Whitman Road

Melville, NY 11747

Online Registration and the Full Program will be available

in late August

Book your hotel sleeping room/s now!

We have reserved a block of guest rooms for the nights of October 12 and 13 at a discounted rate of ONLY $169 PER NIGHT. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel, and do so IMMEDIATELY, as the discounted room rate is only guaranteed until September 12, 2018 or the rooms sell out,  by calling 631-423-1600. Be sure to reference you are with the NYS Court Reporters Association group  to receive the discount.  If you need assistance please call Tim Bower at 215-858-8023.

OR YOU CAN JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW AND MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ONLINE

Book your group rate for New York State Court Reporters Convention 

Convention Preview

FRIDAY, October 12: Registration 4:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

FRIDAY Evening Festivities:       

6 p.m. Convention Meet-up Reception with a Welcome Speech from Nancy Silberger, NYSCRA President             

7 p.m. Presentation of topics by Presenters for Panel - Moderator: Karen Santicci, CRI         

8 p.m. Round Table Discussion of topics/questions                

SATURDAY, October 13:  Registration and Exhibitor/Vendors 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

·    7:00 to 7:30 a.m. - RCR (Realtime Court Reporter) Test Prep 

·    7:30 to 8:00 a.m. - RCR Performance Examination                      

SATURDAY:   

Seminars: 

·    8:00 to 9:00 a.m. - The History of Shorthand – Presenter: Dominick M. Tursi, Past President     

·    9:00 to 10:30 a.m. - Terminate Transcript Turmoil 1 - Presenter: Anissa R. Nierenberger, RPR, CRR, CRC, CRI  

·    10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - Happy Brief Families - Presenter: Anissa R. Nierenberger, RPR, CRR, CRC, CRI

·    FOR STUDENTS:  9:00 to 5:30 p.m. Cicero Forum - Presenters: Dominick M. Tursi, NYSCRA Past President and Joshua Edwards RPR, CRR, RMR, RDR, NYSCRA President-Elect

·    11:30 a.m. TO 12:00 p.m. BREAK FOR VENDORS   

·    12 to 12:30 p.m. - Lunch                   

·    12:30 to 1:00 p.m. - How to Mentor - Presenter: Adam Alweis, RPR        

·    1:30 to 2:00 p.m. - Annual meeting and voting - Host: Nancy Silberger, President 

Simultaneous Seminars:                                                                                            

·    2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

·    Eclipse Workshop - Presenter: Michael Starkman                           

·    Case CATalyst Workshop - Presenter: Linda Fisher, CSR, RMR, RDR, CRR, MA Ed                 

·    3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Terminate Transcript Turmoil 2 - Presenter: Anissa R. Nierenberger, RPR, CRR, CRC, CRI

·    4:30 to 5:30 p.m. NCRF Veteran’s Project – Presenter: Meredith Bonn CSR, RPR, NYRCR, NYSCRA Past President

SATURDAY EVENING: 

·    6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception and   

·    7:30 to 11 p.m. - Black and Gold Banquet                        

·    Celebrating Court Reporting School Graduates

·    Dinner Dance and Installation of officers 

SUNDAY:

·    8:30 to 12:00 p.m. 

·    ACR (Association Certified Reporter) TEST PREP  

·    ACR Performance Examination 

·    9:00 to 11:30 a.m. - Teachers Workshop - Presenters: Karen Santucci, CRI and Harriet Brenner-Gettleman, CMRS, CRI     

 

 

 



As President of NYSCRA, I welcome you to our website and invite you to explore all that your Association offers.

We have several member discounts you can take advantage of.  You can find them under "The Association" tab.  If you know of any business who would like to offer the Association member discounts, please feel free to forward their contact information to me.  

Remember, 2018 is a great year for you to get involved with NYSCRA.  You can join a committee, offer suggestions of what you, as a member, would like your Association to address or let us know who/what you might like to see at our 2018 Convention at the Melville Marriott, October 12-14, 2018. 

I look forward to making 2018 a great year for our members and NYSCRA.

Nancy Silberger, President


 


 

NYSCRA is happy to reinstate its mentoring program, matching working reporters with students in the court reporting schools.  If you'd be interested in helping these future reporters by mentoring them and providing tips and encouragement, please contact me at donnasadowski1959@gmail.com.   


Welcome your NEW 2017-2018 NYSCRA Board
 

Nancy Silberger, President

Joshua Edwards, President-Elect

Karen Santucci, Vice-President

Jean Beskin, Secretary/Treasurer

Meredith Bonn, Immediate Past President

 

First Department

Debra Levinson

Howie Gresh

 

Second Department

Susan Marrone

Reid Goldsmith

 

Third Department

Renee Leguire

Diane Molas

Harriet Brenner

 

Fourth Department

Maia Colucci

Elizabeth Brucie

Margaret Carney

 

At Large

Diane Salters

Denise Paternoster

Charisse Kitt

 
Renew your Membership NOW!  Don't delay, click the "renew membership button" at the top right of the page and enter your login information.  


Being part of YOUR professional association could not be easier! Remember, UNITED we stand!
 Check out this video from the NYSCRA Former President talking about the benefits of membership!


 

 

2018 NYSCRA Convention 

 

Stay tuned for more information for the upcoming 2018 NYSCRA Convention!

 

The convention committee is currently putting together the great lineup of speakers.  If you have and ideas that you would like to be considered, please contact Nancy Silberger at silbergern@gmail.com

 

 

The convention will be held on October 12-14, 2018 at the Melville Marriott Long Island on 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747

 



New Reporter Job Openings are available.  Click here to see what opportunities are available to you!
 




 





LEGACY SUPPORT


A vibrant website is the contemporary gateway to a robust organization. The financial assistance of these contributors has enabled the 2015 creation of this modern, informative, and helpful face of the association. The Officers and Board of NYSCRA are forever grateful to these generous supporters:
Kathleen Arent-Burdzy, Jean H. Beskin, Harriet Brenner-Gettleman, Annette Forbes, Anthony D. Frisolone, Lori L. Strong, Dominick M. Tursi, Stephen A. Zinone,


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