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From the Board

2017-2019 RID Election Results and Conference Voting Update!

2017-2019 RID Election Results

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The voting period for the RID Board of Directors 2017-2019 term has ended.  We now present you […]

UPDATED Proposed Conference Motion and Bylaw Amendments for the 2017 RID National Conference

Here is the updated proposed Conference Motion and the Proposed Bylaw Amendments submitted for consideration for the 2017 RID National Conference including comments from […]

The Road to the Biennial Business Meeting, July 22-23, 2017

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by Melvin Walker, President RID Board of Directors

 

Elections

We are in the midst of a busy time related to the governance […]

From Headquarters

New Position Available!! CASLI Testing Director

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Beware of Scammers Impersonating RID Board Members or Headquarters Staff

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Position Open: Testing Director (CASLI)

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Conference Hotel Sleep Room Reservations

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Open Conference Registration For 2017 LEAD Together Conference!

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PDC Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

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Professional Development Committee’s comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

The PDC role is, “To advise the RID Board of Directors and assists RID Headquarters in the oversight of the policies and standards for […]

RID Puerto Rico Residents Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

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RID Puerto Rico Residents’ comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

Motion name:
CM2017.01

RID Members – Puerto Rico Residents

Comments:

While Puerto Rico is not the most geographically isolated place in the United States, we are isolated […]

Hawaii RID Proposed Motion and Bylaws Comments

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Hawaii RID’s comments on the following Proposed Motion and Amendment Bylaws: 
Proposed Conference Motion:

Regarding the proposed amendment to the by-laws, CM2017.01, we are writing on behalf of our membership in firm opposition of this measure. This amendment is iniquitous to […]

New Position Available!! CASLI Testing Director

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POSITION: Testing Director
CLASSIFICATION: Director Level, Full‐time, Salaried, Exempt
REPORTS TO: CASLI Board of Managers

SUMMARY: By working collaboratively with the Deaf and interpreter communities in defining professional standards and metrics, CASLI, a subsidiary of the Registry of […]