Region III Affiliate Chapter’s President’s Council Meeting
Region III Representative Report

April 15, 2012

This report details activities of the Region III Representative since the last meeting of the Region III President’s Council (February 5, 2012).

February 2012

  • Participated in various discussions/meetings pertaining to National Office (NO) issues.
  • Communicated with NO staff regarding issues related to regional funds, member concerns and other miscellaneous topics.
  • Maintained contact with R3 2012 Co-chairs and Director of Meetings re: 2012 Regional Conference.
  • Followed up with R3 PC Members and former members serving on the selection committee for R3 Awards.
  • Communicated with R3 Members regarding:
    • Inquiry from 1st time regional conference participant
    • Affiliate chapter conference attendance
    • R3 Conference schedule, etc.
  • Communicated with Region III President’s Council (R3 PC) members regarding:
    • Follow up on D&O insurance discussion
    • Discussion related to R3PC Leadership Training event
    • Solicited suggestions for RID 2013 Honorary Co-chairs
  • Distributed the following info to R3 Rep email listing:
    • Remembering Chuck Baird
    • UNF Online Master’s Program
    • RID R3 Rep announcement
    • Sad news:
    • RID R3 “Journey to Discovery: The Treasure within” … Summer Study Abroad in Italy
    • CIT – Call for Interpreter Coordinator
    • 2012 NAD Conference
    • RID Membership promotion
  • Attended the following meetings:
    • R3 PC meeting (2.5.12)
    • R3 Conference planning meetings
    • R3 Conference Committee meetings
March 2012

  • Communicated with NO staff to address various issues (regional funds, letter of support for Columbia College – Chicago, regional philanthropic activities, and etc.)
  • Continued to participate in various discussions/meetings pertaining to NO issues.
  • Maintained contact with R3 2012 Co-chairs and Director of Meetings regarding various R3 2012 Region conference issues.
  • Continued follow up with R3 PC Members and former members serving on the selection committee for R3 Awards.
  • Communicated with R3 Members regarding:
    • Member complaint re: National Office staff
    • AC membership disagreements
    • Members impacted by testing fraud
    • AC technical assistance (CEU electronic certificates)
    • New member to R3
    • Clarification on BA requirement
  • Communicated with Region III President’s Council (R3 PC) members regarding:
    • Discussion related to R3PC Leadership Training event
    • “Inactive” council members
  • Distributed the following info to R3 Rep email listing:
    • The passing of Robert “Sandie” Sanderson
    • Position announcement from Hallenross
    • Salt Lake Community College – Job announcement
    • Legal Interpreting Conference
    • Christian Interpreting Workshop
    • Design contest for RID
    • R3 Early Bird Registration Ends – Monday
    • Updated ICRID ASR info
    • ITP ASL Instructor position at Waubonsee Community College
    • St. Catherine survey
    • RID R3 Conference: Call for Interpreters
    • R3 Conference: Call for Support Staff
    • Healthcare Interpreting Program
    • Last Call – RID R3 Call for Interpreters
  • Attended the following meetings:
    • RID Board Meeting
    • Meeting with R3 Conference Team & NO Staff
    • Ethics Committee Meeting

Action Items:

Working with RID Board of Directors to address urgent /confidential issues of the association. *In progress

Working as a consultant to R3 2012 Conference Co-chairs to plan upcoming conference. *In progress

Upcoming Events for anticipated attendance:

  • July 6 -10, 2012: NAD Conference
  • July 18 – July 21, 2012: R3 2012 Conference

Future Region III President Council Meetings:

July 18, 2012 (Face-to-Face)

In addition to the above, the Region III Representative also participated in various duties associated with service on the RID Board of Directors.

Respectfully submitted:

Leandra Williams

1.27.12