Benefit of Belonging

Certification

  • MAVRC is your source for state-sponsored NCRA testing for RPR, RMR, RDR CRR, CMRS, CPE, CRI and CLVS.
  • Certification will enhance your professionalism, credibility and your skill as a court reporter.

Leadership Development

  • Volunteer opportunities - MAVRC views volunteering as a privilege of membership and helps volunteers succeed in their assignments by providing training at the Board and committee chair level.
    MAVRC offers extensive opportunities to become involved in the activities of the association and works to help you develop usable skills. Your contribution to MAVRC will strengthen the association's reputation, variety of services, and professionalism.
  • Local and National activities - Professional development on both the local and national scenes. Board involvement, educational opportunities, training and certification programs are all available to MAVRC members.

Legislation

  • Legislative presence - MAVRC has both a lobbyist and a volunteer committee to ensure that our interests are represented at the Minnesota Legislature.
    MAVRC's lobbyist keeps court reporting issues on the front burner in the Legislature. These efforts have resulted in a number of positive developments for court reporters throughout Minnesota.
  • Communications with Bench & Bar - MAVRC can offer representation and a larger, stronger voice for you. By partnering with Bench & Bar, MAVRC members are represented statewide.

Programming

  • Professional development meetings, seminars, conferences and workshops - Attend timely, interesting and affordable in-state seminars to keep you abreast of industry changes and trends, as well as meet your NCRA certification continuing education requirements.
  • Special events - MAVRC also offers special events on professional development topics. Formats vary from year to year, depending on member interest and topic complexity.

Publications

  • MINNE-strokes - MINNE-strokes, the MAVRC quarterly newsletter, will keep you informed about association activities as well as the latest trends and issues in our field locally and nationally, and highlights court reporters around the state and service suppliers for court reporters. The official publication also offers a venue for advertising equipment for sale and business opportunities.
  • Membership directory - The membership directory is a resource tool that provides contact information about fellow MAVRC members. The directory is also used as a valuable networking resource.

Become a Member
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