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Lisa Migliore Black, RSA, CCR, PreSIDENT

Lisa Migliore Black

Lisa Migliore Black is the owner of Migliore & Associates®, a freelance court reporting and videography firm located in Louisville, Kentucky. Lisa currently serves on the National Committee of State Associations Governing Committee, the NCRA Strong Committee, serves as an NCRA Brand Ambassador, and is co-founder of Court Reporting Reliance.  In the past, she has served on the Task Force for Contracting, Ethics First, Freelance Community of Interest, and Election Committee for NCRA; the Ethics Committee, Legislative Committee, and Anti-Contracting Committee for KYCRA; and the Public Relations Committee for OCRA. Additional volunteer projects include the A to Z program, TRAIN, and Veterans History Project. Lisa has delivered presentations and authored articles on topics ranging from ethics, contracting, and cybersquatting for NCRA and many state associations.

You can follow her blog at https://miglioreassociates.com/blog/

Richard D. Coulter, CCR - Vice President

Rick Coulter


Rick is the founder and owner of Power Presentations, LLC. Rick combines his experience in the litigation process with his extensive knowledge of trial presentation software and the latest courtroom technology to create powerful and convincing presentations. Rick is also a partner in Coulter Reporting, LLC, a court reporting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Dannielle Copeland, RPR, RMR, RDR, CRR - Secretary

 


Dannielle began her career in 2008 after completing the Judicial Reporting program at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin.  She spent eight years as a freelance court reporter in Milwaukee, gaining experience reporting depositions, hearings, grand jury, and more. During her career, Dannielle has earned the RPR, RMR, RDR, and CRR designations from the National Court Reporters Association.

In 2015, Dannielle moved to Louisville with her husband and two children.  She has continued to grow her skill and knowledge of the court reporting industry through attending NCRA’s Legislative Boot Camp, KyCRA conventions and through volunteering on various KyCRA and NCRA committees.  Dannielle is eager to serve on the KyCRA board and represent Kentucky’s court reporters and captioners on the state and national level.

Georgene R. Scrivner, CCR - Treasurer

Georgene R. Scrivner


Georgene has been a freelance court reporter for 20 plus years operating in Frankfort, Kentucky. She lives there with her husband, Mike, who is a retired KSP Trooper, and their rescue dog, Einstein.

She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in piano performance. She has served KyCRA as a committee member, board member, secretary, vice president, and president. She is starting her second term as director.

She and her husband have one daughter, Melissa Scrivner Love, who resides in Los Angeles.

Camie Hughes, RPR-CP, RMR, CLVS, CCR - Director

Camie Hughes


Camie graduated from court reporting school at Clark State College in Springfield, Ohio, her hometown. She then attended Eastern Kentucky University graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She then began reporting in Lexington, Kentucky, where she still currently reports. She has belong to NCRA since 1978 and KyCRA since 1981.  She has served on the board and also on numerous committees. She served as KyCRA Treasurer for four years and is currently a Director.

Laura Wagner, RPR, CCR - Director

Laura just celebrated her 32nd year as a court reporter in August.  She attended Midstate College in Peoria, Illinois.  She then started her career in Memphis, Tennessee, and obtained her RPR not long after.  Laura did a variety of work there, including depositions and all the different court systems. After getting married, she then had the opportunity to work in Asheville, North Carolina, and then New Orleans, Louisiana, and then final destination, Louisville.

Laura has been a member of NCRA since 1987 and KYCRA since 1994, and served on the KYCRA voluntary certification committee.  Around 1998-2000 she was also an instructor at Kentucky Career Institute.

She is a proud mom of two beautiful grown children. Her daughter is a 1st Lieutenant in the Air Force and her son has his own urban farming business, Forward Farms. 


Lisa Colston, RPR, FCRR, CCR - Director



Lisa Colston began her court reporting career in the late ‘80s, when paper and ink were
associated with the stenograph machine. Over and over she heard, “You will be replaced by
technology.” The technology is what piqued her interest the most, so she embraced it rather
than feared it. After working for decades as a court reporter, today Lisa has transitioned her
court reporting skills to the captioning side of our industry and operates GameDay Captions.
Her team of captioners provide captioning for webinars, lectures, corporate meetings, and
sports events. Although staying on top of technology is a challenge, she continues to embrace
the challenge and is warmed by the intrinsic reward this service provides. A highlight of her
career was captioning the All-Star Game series at Great American Ballpark, home of the
Cincinnati Reds, with fellow KyCRA members Dena Legg and Tammy Duvall-McClain.

When asked if she would serve on the KyCRA Board, it was without hesitation she said Yes!
With the evolving industry we practice in, having diversity among the services our members
provide at the Board level will provide benefit to the entire membership and allow for KyCRA to
stay at the forefront of the industry as a whole.


Laura Kogut, RMR, CRR, CRC, CCR - Director  

  Laura received an AAS in Court and Conference Reporting from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.  She began her reporting career with R.A. Zaiden & Associates in Southfield, Michigan, and joined McLendon Reporting Service in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1979.  Laura purchased McLendon-Kogut Reporting Service in 1982 and has operated the business continuously since that time.

Laura holds the Registered Merit Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, and Certified Realtime Captioner certifications from the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) and is a Certified Court Reporter with the Kentucky Court Reporters Association (KYCRA). Laura was the first court reporter in Kentucky to pass the Certified Realtime Reporter examination.

Laura has been actively involved throughout her career with both NCRA and KYCRA, including serving a term as president of KYCRA.

Lauren Gootee, RPR, CCR - Immediate Past President

Lauren grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She attended court reporting school at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio, graduating in 1990. She began her career in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, then moved back to Cleveland. In 2001 she moved to Louisville with her family and began working with Coulter Reporting.

She has been a member of NCRA since 1991 and KyCRA since 2002. Lauren has two sons and two stepsons and is a lover of animals.

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