ILCRA Call For Nominations

ILCRA Board service is a wonderful opportunity to grow personally and professionally, develop valuable leadership skills, get an inside look at the work that goes on behind the scenes, and make lasting connections with other passionate and motivated court reporting, captioning, and CART professionals.

Board service is a chance to become involved with the protection of Illinois’ CSR jobs, livelihoods, and the standards to which we hold ourselves throughout the state. You will also have the opportunity to decide seminar topics and services that we offer to our members, all while expanding your network and gaining recognition from your peers, statewide and nationally.

The call for nominations is now open and will close on August 7, 2020. ILCRA is seeking candidates for the following board positions:

Region 2 Freelance Representative (2-year term)
Legislative Representative (2-year term)

Who Qualifies to Serve?

Legislative Representative:
• The Legislative Representative, subject to the approval of the Executive Board, shall supervise all matters pertaining to legislation affecting shorthand reporters, and shall, when occasion demands, appear before committees of the General Assembly in support of proper measures and in opposition to unfair legislation, if any should be attempted. The Legislative Representative shall also supervise the Regional Representatives as legislative liaisons for their Regions and shall serve as liaison with any lobbyist associated with or employed by this Association.

Region Two Representative (Freelance)
• The two Region Two Representatives shall be residents of Region Two, as such region is hereinafter defined, and shall represent the members of this Association residing in Region Two.

A. For purposes of this Association and Bylaws of this Association, Region Two is defined as that region of Illinois consisting of the following counties: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McLean, Menard, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Perry, Platt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, St. Clair, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Washington, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson, Woodford.

B. The office of Region Two Representative shall be limited to two two-year terms to be elected in alternating years.


If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the ILCRA board, nominate yourself or that outstanding colleague today! Applications can be found here, or contact us directly at [email protected].