Member Benefits

As a member of MTCRA, you help support the organization that works for you and your profession, specifically on Montana-related issues. MTCRA’s strategic plan is to promote Professional Development, Education, Awareness and Outreach, Advocacy, Resources, and Member Value. What benefits are you missing out on by not being a member? Are you losing out on networking and advertising opportunities?

1. CEU Discount:

The profession of court reporting is constantly evolving. To future-proof your career, it is important to remain current with the advancements of technologies affecting the court reporting industry. As a member, you receive a discount to the MTCRA conventions, where the convention board members strive to bring important issues to you.  Plus, in 2017, you have an additional opportunity to receive CEUs via an MTCRA webinar.

2. Supply Discount:

Members now receive 10% discount when purchasing supplies through Pengad. How much do you spend on supplies each year? If you spend $400 a year, that’s half the cost of membership.

3. Membership Directory:

You will have access to the online Membership Directory which includes the credentials and listing of services offered by each member. The Directory is a valuable tool that provides a statewide listing of the membership. As a member in MTCRA, you automatically get a free listing in our annual Membership Directory, a marketing opportunity that will pay for your membership.

4. Advertisement:

Want to stand out from the rest? Coming soon, advertisement opportunities on the website.

5. Legislative:

During the legislative sessions, MTCRA’s Legislative Committee keeps members informed regarding issues affecting the court reporting profession.

6. Job Bank:

You will have access to any job postings as they are submitted.

7. Leadership Roles:

MTCRA has a variety of committees, providing multiple opportunities to be engaged in the advancement of our profession. When you volunteer, it is a win-win situation. The association as a whole benefits, and the member gains a wonderful networking opportunity.

8. Networking Opportunities:

No one understands court reporting issues and stresses better than other court reporters. Getting connected with other court reporters can be one of the best tools to help you and your career.

9. Facebook:

Keeping members updated via social media and providing another avenue to network with fellow reporters.

10. AND MORE COMING SOON:

MTCRA board members have been working and receiving training through NCRA to continue to grow and find ways to benefit its members.  If you have any ideas, thoughts, or suggestions, PLEASE feel free to share it with your MTCRA board.  You can contact us via e-mail (MTreporters@gmail.com), our website (www.mtcra.com), via Facebook (Montana Court Reporters Association), or mail.  

MTCRA
P.O. Box 8853
Kalispell, MT 59904 -1853