About Us

The purpose of the British Columbia Shorthand Reporters Association is to support and lead the communities of court reporting, captioning, communication access realtime translation (CART), and related fields within British Columbia with a focus on education, professional standards and ethics, advocacy, and public relations.

Current Board

2020-2021

Lori Stocco

President

Deborah Collos

Vice President
Kelsey Fletcher
Secretary

Kelsey Fletcher

Secretary
Elizabeth Royal

Elizabeth Royal

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Kari Dickinson

Co-Treasurer
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Afton Ellis

Director (Registrar)
2020-2022

Bonnie Walke

Director
2020-2021

Shannon Asseiro

Director
2019-2021

Stacey Donison

Director
2020-2022
Auditors

10.2 At each annual general meeting of the association there shall be elected two members (not members of the board of directors) to act as auditors, whose duty it shall be to audit the treasurer’s accounts, if and when requested, and to report their findings to the board of directors.


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Appeal Board

3.2.3 The appeal board shall consist of the vice-president, and in the absence of the vice-president, the president, neither of whom shall have voting privileges during the appeal process, and three members appointed at the annual general meeting for a term of one year.


  • Deborah Collos
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Board of Examiners

7.1.1  The board of directors shall appoint a board of examiners consisting of two to five full participating members.


  • Sue Olsen
  • Kelsey Fletcher
  • Shannon Asseiro
Dispute Facilitation Committee

11.1  At each annual general meeting, the membership shall elect a dispute facilitation committee consisting of three full participating members and one alternate full participating member.


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Past Boards

2019-2020

President
Lori Stocco

Vice-President
Kelsey Fletcher

Secretary
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Deborah Collos
Marina Hopkins
Sally Kemp
Shannon Asseiro

2018-2019

President
Lori Stocco

Vice-President
Kelsey Fletcher

Secretary
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Deborah Collos
Marina Hopkins
Sally Kemp
Joanna Cross

2017-2018

President
Lori Stocco

Vice-President
Kelsey Fletcher

Secretary
Kim Cropley

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Sue Olsen
Shannon Voisey
Sally Kemp
Deborah Collos

Past President
Leanne Kowalyk

2016-2017

President
Leanne Kowalyk

Vice-President
Deborah Collos

Secretary
Kim Cropley

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Sue Olsen
Lori Stocco
Shannon Voisey
Sally Kemp

2015-2016

President
Leanne Kowalyk

Vice-President
Deborah Collos

Secretary
Kelly Johnson

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Sally Kemp
Catherine Siegler
Vicki Webster
Kim Cropley

2014-2015

President
Patricia Bentley

Vice-President
Marina Hopkins

Secretary
Kelly Johnson

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Sally Kemp
Lynn Lee
Vicki Webster
Catherine Siegler

Past President
Deborah Collos

2013-2014

President
Deborah Collos

Vice-President
Marina Hopkins

Secretary
Mary C. McNeely

Treasurer
Kari Dickinson

Directors
Darlene Horning
Lynn Lee
Vicki Webster
Catherine Siegler

Past President
Patricia Bentley

2012-2013

President
Patricia Bentley

Vice-President
Deborah Collos

Secretary
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Treasurer
Denise Kuno

Directors
Lisa Hansen
Lynn Lee
Vicki Webster
Catherine Siegler

Past President
Deborah Collos

2011-2012

President
Deborah Collos

Vice-President
Catherine Siegler

Secretary
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Treasurer
Darlene Parker

Directors
Lisa Hansen
Lynn Lee
Vicki Webster

Past President
Patricia Bentley

2010-2011

President
Patricia Bentley

Vice-President
Heidi Archer

Secretary
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Treasurer
Darlene Parker

Directors
Lisa Hansen
Silver Anderson
Vicki Webster
Deborah Collos

2009-2010

President
Patricia Bentley

Vice-President
Jeanne Rudy

Secretary
Darlene Parker

Treasurer
Sorrell-Ann Cadsky

Directors
Kim Cropley
Lisa Hansen
Silver Anderson
Heidi Archer

Past President
Christy Pratt

History Buff?

Learn More About the History of Our Profession

From 1973 to 1994, from per diem reporters to full-time staff, from individual reporters to a group of professionals, learn more about the formation of the British Columbia Shorthand Reporters Association.

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Per Diem & Provincial Court Staff

1973-1974 - READ MORE »

Birth of the BCSRA

1975-1976 - READ MORE »

Privatization of Reporters

1978-1994 - READ MORE »

Accept No Substitutes

Ensure your reporter is an Official Reporter as governed by the Court Rules Act, Official Reporters Regulation (B.C. Reg. 222/84) and Supreme Court Civil Rules 7-2(12), 7-8(2)(16).

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