2021-2022 STAR Board of Directors:  Call for Nominations!

Deadline for submissions: July 23, 2021 

STAR needs you!  Here is your chance to help shape the future of our great association.  We are currently seeking candidates for the following leadership positions: 

OFFICERS: (One-year terms ending 10/2022)   

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer 

DIRECTOR: (One-year term ending 10/2022)  

  • Director position #1 

DIRECTOR: (Two-year term ending 10/2023)  

  • Director position #2 

DIRECTORS: (Three-year terms ending 10/2024)  

  • Director position #3
  • Director position #4 

You can nominate yourself or someone you feel would be a good fit for an open board position.

STAR seeks leaders from both the independent court reporter and captioner as well as the firm owner sectors.  The Nominating Committee has identified several desired attributes that will be part of the selection process for new board members.   

A candidate must: 

  • Be a current STAR voting member in good standing;
  • Have demonstrated leadership commitment and involvement in the court reporting and captioning community;
  • Be committed to participate in two to four board meetings per year (at least one meeting in person in conjunction with a STAR conference);
  • Display positive leadership attributes such as emotional intelligence, ability to work collaboratively, and willingness to engage in appropriate debate and discussion when needed; and
  • Be willing to try new strategies, have a future focus, and an entrepreneurial spirit.  

We want and need to hear from you!  CLICK HERE to complete the online submission form or contact Nominating Committee Chair Susan Ingraham directly a[email protected]Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged! 

Nominations must be received no later than July 23, 2021. 


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