The Emily Mann Distinguished Service Award shall be bestowed by the FCRA upon a person who possesses exceptional qualifications and experience in the field of shorthand reporting while contributing in a meritorious manner to the welfare of FCRA; and has served the Association in at least two (2) of the following categories:

  1. Served the Association with active participation on committees and/or on the Board of Directors of the state association.  
  2. Contributed to the profession in areas of teaching, editing of publications or other contributions which have been designed for the advancement of shorthand reporting.  
  3. Contributed important books, papers or other written material dealing with the profession.
  4. Contributed seminars for the state association for members, such seminars having received the approval of BAPR for continuing education points.
  5. Aided in the advancement of the profession by working in liaison with The Bar, the media, judicial groups, and/or educational institutions.

Year

Recipient

2016

Rick Levy

2015

Catherine Phillips

2014

Robin Merker

2013

Thomas Hughes

2012

Susan Wasilewski

2011

Jennifer Gaul

2010

Tanya Ward English

2009

Louise Pomar

2008

Louise Johnson

2007

Paulita Kundid

2006

Rick Greenspan

2005

Donna Kanabay Harvey

2004

Not Presented

2003

Shirley King

2002

Freida Sclafani Williams

2001

Bernie Goldstein

2000

Ann Mendenhall

1999

Phill Narup

1998

Virginia Hyland

1997

Marie Splane

1996

Linda Miller Dyer

1995

Judy Everman

1994

Robin Wierzbicki

1993

Liz Starkweather

1992

H. Allen Benowitz

1991

Jack Boenau

1990

Peggy Belflower &

J.D. “Rus” Weathers

1989

Paula Laws

1988

Rosie Sclafani

1987

Arlene Sommers

1986

Lillian Balboni

1985

Michael Musetta

1984

Joseph Troiano

1983

Carol Casseaux

1982

Not Presented

1981

Frank Sarli

1980

Gayl Varallo

1979

Boris Mauldin

1978

Jack Besoner