Leadership and Board Members
The board and advisory council at Project Steno are fierce advocates for the court reporting profession. Above all else, they wish to solve the profession’s most critical need: Getting more qualified students into court reporting schools and more court reporters into the workforce. Each member has served in leadership roles at the National Court Reporters Association, and all are active as speakers and educators on the profession at the state, regional, and national level.
Jim operated a court reporting agency in the Greater Philadelphia area for three decades before opening Exhibeo, LLC, a paperless deposition service, in 2015. Jim has served in countless volunteer capacities at the state and national level over the years. He is a Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Realtime Reporter, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
Glyn is a retired official court reporter from the 166th District Court in San Antonio, Texas. He operated two court reporting schools along with his wife Marilyn for many years. Glyn served on the board of the National Court Reporters Association. He is a Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Realtime Reporter, a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters and was the 2013 recipient of the TCRA Distinguished Service Award.
Bill has worked as an official court reporter and operates a reporting agency in Pittsburgh. Bill is also a founder of RevolutionaryText, a company that provides remote real-time court reporters to court systems. Bill is a past president of NCRA. He is a Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Realtime Reporter, and is both a Realtime Systems Administrator and a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
Nancy is the owner of The Varallo Group in Worcester, Mass. Nancy has worked with students formally and informally over the years to lend her expertise and support in their development. Nancy is a past president of the National Court Reporters Association and recipient of NCRA’s Distinguished Service Award. She is a Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Realtime Reporter, and a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
Chris is the founder and owner of Willette Court Reporting in Wausau, Wisconsin. She has served as president for both the National Court Reporters Association and the Wisconsin Court Reporters Association. Chris has played an active role in advocacy to external stakeholders and promotion of the profession. Chris is an Registered Diplomate Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, and Certified Realtime Captioner.
Tiva is currently a freelance reporter in Harrisburg, PA, having served for 37 years as an official reporter with the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, the final 12 years as its chief reporter. Tiva served as president of NCRA and chair of the National Court Reporters Foundation. She is an Registered Diplomate Reporter, a Certified Manager of Reporting Services, and a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
Currently one of the owners of Aiken Welch Court Reporters, Renee started her court reporting career with Aiken & Welch in 1982. Before obtaining her CSR, Renee became certified as a Registered Professional Reporter. After becoming part of the ownership team of Aiken & Welch Renee became a Certified Manager of Reporting Services, a Certified Realtime Reporter, and a Realtime Systems Administrator.
Rick is an owner and managing partner of First Choice Reporting & Video Services in Florida. He is an RPR and a Florida Professional Reporter. Rick has served as a director of the NCRA board and as president of FCRA. He is a recipient of FCRA’s Emily Mann Distinguished Service Award and was awarded the Arlene P. Sommers Award for his contribution to students and new professionals in the reporting field.
Camille is Owner of Duffy & McKenna Court Reporters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and is a member of the Retired Army Reserves, a Master Sergeant with over twenty years in the U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corp as Court Reporter, Legal Specialist and Chief Paralegal. She currently is Chairman of the Governor-appointed NH Board of Court Reporters. She has served as President-elect and Vice President-elect of NHCRA.
Sandra M. VanderPol
Sandy is a freelance realtime reporter in California and is a Registered Merit Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, Certified LiveNote Reporter, and Realtime System Administrator. Sandy is a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters and has been the recipient of both the NCRA and CCRA Distinguished Service Awards.