Lynda Barker

Lynda Batchelor Barker

Court Reporter & Owner of SearchMaster from Juneau, AK

Lynda Batchelor Barker, RDR, has been a freelance court reporter for over 42 years, the last 37 years in Juneau, Alaska. She is the owner of Glacier Stenographic Reporters Inc. Her late husband, Jim Barker, was the developer of the SearchMaster program. Lynda is a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters and has served on numerous committees for NCRA. She chaired the Council of the Academy of Professional Reporters from 1996 through 2001. She has held all officer positions in the Alaska Shorthand Reporters Association and currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer. Lynda was one of founders of the Eclipse Shorthand Professionals Network, along with Bill Olensky and Tom Richardson, back in 1992.