Preparation, Preparation, Preparation
By Sandra Mierop
Last October on a conference call to come up with ideas about what the Technology Committee was going to accomplish over the next year, I volunteered to participate on the “Realtime Tips” project. It was right in my wheelhouse. Of all the things that I do as a stenographic reporter, nothing jazzes me more than realtiming, whether it’s for a trial, a deposition, CART for somebody who has difficulty hearing, or even to a big screen at a convention with 500 attendees.
What I didn’t expect was an email from Lynette Mueller, FAPR, RDR, CRR, chair of the Technology Committee, assigning me as the “lead” for the assignment. To tell you the truth, I didn’t even know what a “lead” does for an assignment. I called Lynette, and she told me that I’m the one who pulls the assignment together and then writes the article for the JCR. I’m very lucky because Lynette also assigned two superhero reporters to this small team: Kimberly Greiner, RDR, CRR, CRC, of Lenexa, KS, and Alan Peacock, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRC, of Mobile, AL.
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