The JCR Awards were created as a way to highlight the innovative and forward-thinking practices of NCRA members and to recognize how court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers are leading the profession. These individuals and organizations are being recognized as being the best-in-class for the noted categories.
Individual member of the year
Community outreach; Leadership, team-building, mentoring; Promoting the profession
Doreen Sutton, RPR
Service in a non-legal setting:
Deanna P. Baker, RMR
Use of technology:
Jen Krueger, RMR, CRI, CPE
Use of technology – school:
Jay Vettickal, CRI
College of Court Reporting
Leadership, teambuilding, and networking:
Robin Nodland, RDR
Karen Ruud, CRI
Court Reporting & Captioning Week initiatives (2016):
A new category for the JCR awards recognizes contributions made in conjunction with the NCRA’s 2016 Court Reporting & Captioning Week, which was held Feb. 14-20. The JCR Awards acknowledge actions taken from Nov. 1, 2015, through Oct. 31, 2016. This new category elicited several nominations, creating a three-way tie.
Los Angeles County Court Reporters Association
Los Angeles, Calif.
Erminia Uviedo, RDR, CRR
San Antonio, Texas