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Note: To qualify for the discounted Member’s registration fee package for the 2020 Annual Convention, your 2020 membership dues must be paid by July 1, 2020. Sign up below or download and submit the paper form.

Membership in this Association shall be open to individuals who subscribe to and support the purposes of the Association and who are skilled in the art of verbatim reporting of proceedings by the use of shorthand, manually or by machine, or by stenomask, and as further prescribed by the ByLaws.

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If you wish to enroll offline, please download and complete the Membership Form, and follow the instructions.

MCRA offers three levels of membership:

» Reporter: An official court, legislative or regulatory commission court reporter, any person who is engaged as a court reporter in the active practice of general reporting.

» Associate: A teacher of court reporting or anyone connected in an official capacity with a school or college conducting a court reporting course, or interested in the preservation, support and advancement of the field of court reporting, but not in any way actively engaged in the verbatim reporting or proceedings, not otherwise eligible for membership, may, upon application and approval by the Executive Board, become an Associate member. Such members need not meet the requirements for the skill in the art of verbatim reporting of proceedings by the use of shorthand symbol, steno mask, or voice writing.

» Student: A person enrolled in a school or college conducting a court reporting course, or studying privately under a Registered Professional Reporter (a designation of NCRA) shall be eligible for student membership in this Association.