Certified Shorthand Reporters Board

Shorthand reporters became regulated in 1967. No person may practice shorthand reporting on a

temporary or permanent basis in the State without being certified under the Act. The practice of

shorthand reporting means reporting by the use of any system of manual or mechanical

shorthand writing of Grand Jury proceedings, court proceedings, court related proceedings of like

character, or proceedings of an administrative agency when the final decision of the agency is

likely to be subject to judicial review. The Board is made up of six licensed shorthand reporters

and one public member appointed by the Secretary. The Board constructs examinations and

makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding matters of discipline and professional


Carole A. Bartkowicz Elmwood Park

Christina Basis-Prinzi Frankfort

Melissa Clagg Urbana

Tana J. Hess Marquette Heights

* Amy B. Quint Benton

Bernice E. Radavich Lemont

* Chairperson

Last Updated: March 19, 2015

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