jenna parsons, president
Jenna Parsons is a graduate of Bryan University. She started her court reporting career in 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina. In 2019 Jenna moved to Richmond with family and began working with Coulter Reporting.
Prior to her career in court reporting, Jenna graduated from the University of Tennessee where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from East Tennessee State University.
Lisa Migliore Black is the owner of Migliore & Associates®, a freelance court reporting and videography firm located in Louisville, Kentucky. Lisa currently serves as immediate past president for the Kentucky Court Reporters Association, is a member of 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 National Congress of State Associations Governing Committee, 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, Veterans History Project, and pro bono service for the Innocence Project. Lisa has delivered presentations and authored articles on topics ranging from ethics, contracting, digital reporting, automated speech recognition, and cybersquatting for NCRA and many state associations.
You can follow her blog at https://miglioreassociates.com/blog/
Kim Pillion - Secretary, vice president
Kim is a pen writer who began her career as a substitute reporter for the Harlan Circuit Court and became a full-time freelance court reporter working for the past 35 years ineastern Kentucky. She received an Associate Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She has served on several committees with KyCRA, including the nominating committee, voluntary certification committee, and ethics committee.
jenny janes, treasurer
Following court reporting school at the Court Reporting Institute in Dallas, Texas, and Stenotype Institute in Indianapolis, Jenny Janes began her court reporting career in Indianapolis in 1986 before moving to Louisville in 1990. She joined McLendon-Kogut Reporting Service in 2007.
Jenny has achieved certification through the National Court Reporters Association as a Certified Realtime Reporter, a Certified Realtime Captioner, and a Registered Professional Reporter, and she maintains these certifications with continuing education each year.
Prior to her career in court reporting, Jenny attended the University of Kentucky where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She lives in Louisville with her husband, Tim. She has two sons, one in Nashville, TN, and one in Cincinnati, OH, and she has one grandson who lives in Louisville. When she is not working, Jenny enjoys hand embroidery of all types, and belongs to the Embroiderers’ Guild of America.
CAMELA HUGHES-FLETHCHER, DIRECTOR
georgene scrivner, director
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.
sHELLY COLLINS - RMR, CRR, CRC - Director
Shelly was born and raised in Iowa. She began her career in court reporting in 1981, after graduating from American Institute of Business, in Des Moines, with an Associate of Business Degree and also passing her RPR and Iowa CSR certifications. She then spent eight years as a freelance reporter in Denver, Colorado, before moving to Kentucky in 1989. In Lexington, she worked for a freelance firm until 2013 when she and two partners started Collins Sowards Lennon Reporting, LLC, where she continues to work today. Shelly is a Registered Merit Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, and Certified Realtime Captioner. She and her husband, Pat, love living and working in Kentucky. They have raised three children and just welcomed their first grandchild in June 2021.
JESSICA MYERS, DIRECTOR
Jess is a Louisville native who graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2004 with a bachelor's degree. She returned to Louisville and has been working as a freelance stenographer since that time. In 2006 she formed Certified Court Reporters with her mother a fellow court reporter, Kitty Shay. Jess received her Registered Professional Reporter certification in 2004 upon graduation. She lives in Louisville with her husband and two children. Jess is profoundly grateful for the wonderful opportunities her career has presented to her and absolutely loves her job. When she is not working, she can be found singing in her car, kitchen or church. She is also an avid puzzler.