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April 13-15, 2018 - Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin

The 2018 OCRA Annual Conference was held April 13-15, 2018, at:

Marriott Columbus Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway

Click here to view the onsite 2018 Annual Conference brochure


Thank you to OCRA member Timothy Meinke for providing the photography for the 2018 Annual Conference! 

Click here to view Tim's photo album (under recent events).

2018 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon

The 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the Ohio Court Reporters Association will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 11:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in Dublin IV, V, and VI at the Marriott Columbus Northwest, Dublin, Ohio.  All OCRA members are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting, which will take place during the Saturday Luncheon of the 2018 Annual Conference (preregistration is required).

Click here for the full Annual Business Meeting notice and slate of 2018-2019 Officers and Directors 

2018 Main Raffle Winners

Grand Prize:  $2,018

Ric Derbin

2nd Prize:  55" LG 4K Smart LED TV   

Carrie Iarocci    

3rd Prize:  Kalahari Resort one-night stay in Combination Suite, with admission up to eight to Kalahari

Angie Berens

4th Prize:  Geneva State Park Lodge one-night stay, with $75 gift card to the Crosswinds Grille

Donnalee Cotone

5th Prize:  Two Cedar Point admissions

Sara Clark



as of 4/17/2018


Attorney at Law Magazine

Bo Potter Insurance Agency

dōTERRA Essential Oils



StenoWorks - The Court Reporting Store 


Thank you to our conference sponsors.  We can't do it without you!

Event and Session Sponsors

Friday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Terri Sims, RDR, CRR 

Friday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)  

Susan Coots, RPR

Susan Horak, RDR, CRR (Ret.)

Friday Night Mardi Gras Social/Vendor Reception ($350)

 Veritext Legal Solutions

Saturday Continental Breakfast ($250)

Kelly Linkowski, RPR, CRR, CRC, CPE

Tammy McGhee, RMR

Saturday Morning Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Gee Reporting, LLC

Saturday Luncheon and Business Meeting ($450)         

 PRI Court Reporting, LLC

Saturday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

 Clark Realtime Reporting, LLC

Saturday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC

Yolanda Walton, RPR

All Aboard!  President's Saturday Reception ($550)

Anderson Reporting Services, Inc.

Armstrong & Okey, Inc.

Sunday Continental Breakfast ($250)

 Martha (Marty) Hyland, RMR

Sunday Refreshment Break ($200)

 Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC

Top-Notch Speakers ($650)

Federal Reporters of the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio


General Conference Sponsors

Captain Level ($1,000 +)

Pamela Spangler Reis (Richard D. Reis Family Foundation)

Engineer Level ($100 - $249)

Marie Fresch, RMR, CRC

Higgins & Associates

Marguerite Phillips, RMR

Steward Level ($50 - $99)

Janie Blair, RPR, CRR

Merchant Level ($1 - $49)

Carla Manahan, RPR


Student Sponsors

Lance Boardman, RDR, CRR

Sara Clark, RMR, CRR, CRC

Tracy Coleman, RMR, CRR

Susan Coots, RPR

Marie Fresch, RMR, CRC

Susan Gee, RMR, CRR

Susan Horak, RDR, CRR (Ret.)

Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC

Allison Kimmel, RDR, CRR, CRC

Luke Lavin, RDR, CRR

Gregory Mizanin, RMR, CRR

Sarah Nageotte, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRC

Todd Robie

Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC

Suzanne Vadnal, RMR 


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