LACCRA 2023-2024 Board of Directors

Board Members may be contacted by sending an email to [email protected].


Cindy Tachell

Cindy Tachell, CSR, RPR, CRR, CCRR, began her career in 1990 as a freelancer reporting depositions, arbitrations, and public hearings.  She is currently on a criminal assignment in the San Fernando Courthouse.  Cindy has reported in criminal, civil, probate, family law, mental health, dependency, delinquency, and Grand Jury proceedings.  Cindy is a member of NCRA, CCRA, and DRA.  She is also a member of the LACCRA Legislative Committee and the CCRA Legislative Committee.  “Give 15 minutes to your association."


Shanna Gray

Shanna Gray has been a court reporter since 2011. Before becoming an official with the Los Angeles Superior Court, Shanna worked as a freelance reporter in the greater LA area. She joined the court in March of 2019. Shanna spent some time floating in criminal courtrooms before finding a home in a long cause family law courtroom at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse where she has been for two years. Shanna lives near downtown Los Angeles with her teenage son.


Sandra MacNeil


Carrianne Trigg

Carrie has been a reporter for over 20 years. She began her career providing CART for hearing-impaired college students in the Cal State system. She also captioned for the TNT Network. In 1999 she began reporting depositions, administrative hearings, arbitrations, and pro temed in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange County Courts. She started with LASC in 2005 and has had assignments in dependency, civil, probate, family law, and criminal. She is a member of CCRA and NCRA. Carrie is looking forward to representing LASC reporters and helping in any way she can to further our profession.


Jeannette Bush

Jeannette became a court reporter in 1994 and worked as a freelancer for 13 years before becoming employed with Los Angeles Superior Court in 2007 working in criminal and family law courtrooms.  In 2012 she was laid off and went back to being a freelancer working in civil trials until she returned to the county in 2015 and has been here ever since with a felony assignment and currently working in a dependency courtroom in Pomona.  She holds an RPR license and is a member of NCRA and CCRA.


Lisa Hernandez

Lisa has been a CSR for over 34 years.  She began her career working as a deposition reporter and remained working in depositions for 27 years all throughout the Southern California area.  She always wanted to work in court and started her court career with LASC in 2016.  The majority of her court career has been with assignments in dependency. 


Carol Herrera


Cassie Medina 

Cassie has been a CSR since 2001 and has also earned a license as an RPR.  She did depositions before coming to work for the Los Angeles Superior Court in 2008.  She has been a floater and also has had assignments in the Alhambra, Monterey Park, and Glendale Courthouses.  Due to the budget cuts and layoffs in 2012, she began working as a official reporter pro tempore doing civil trials and motions throughout Los Angeles County.  Cassie came back to work for the Los Angeles Superior Court in 2015 and currently has an assignment at the Monterey Park Children's Court.  Cassie is also a member of NCRA and CCRA.


Adriana Patron


Kristi Perry

Kristi became a court reporter in 2015 after graduating from South Coast College located in the city of Orange.  She worked as a freelance deposition reporter for 2 years before starting with LASC in 2017. Kristi has had assignments in family law, dependency, and criminal and has periodically worked in delinquency and probate courtrooms as well. She currently is assigned to a felony trial courtroom at the West Covina Courthouse. She is a member of NCRA and CCRA and holds both an RPR and CRG RealTime certification. This is Kristi's second year serving on the LACCRA board.


Lorraine Romin 

Lorraine Romin has been a court reporter for 36 years.  Before coming to LA Superior, Lorraine was a freelance deposition reporter for Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties.  In 1995, Lorraine started her court career with the Los Angeles Municipal Court where she served a few years on the Municipal Court Reporters Board.  Upon the merging of the Municipal and Superior Courts, Lorraine worked in a family law department for three years and then went on to work in a civil courtroom for 12 years.  In 2012, Lorraine started working in the downtown Los Angeles Criminal Courts building covering misdemeanors and felonies.  Currently, she is assigned to a felony criminal trial courtroom. When Lorraine is not working, she enjoys scrapbooking and crafting.


Diana Van Dyke

Diana Van Dyke has been a court reporter since 1995. She began her career as an independent contractor reporting depositions for over five years before fulfilling one of her professional goals of becoming a Los Angeles Superior Court Official Court Reporter in 2001. After more than ten years of serving the public as an official in almost all of the various case types for which Los Angeles provides a court reporter, she now finds herself experiencing the challenge of an assignment in a long-cause felony trial court. This is Diana’s 10th year of proudly serving the membership as a LACCRA Board member. This will be the 6th year that Diana has participated in LACCRA's E-filing Committee, helping usher into the court system the newest tool in our court reporters' array of useful assets to our justice system.