RID Member Stories

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RID Member Story: Rachel Whitmore

Rachel Whitmore, NIC

Journey of an Interpreter

Bio: 

Hello, I am Rachel L. Whitmore, NIC. I am 25 years old and am married to Andy Whitmore. I grew up in Rockford, Michigan and still live there with my husband. I graduated from Lansing Community College’s Interpreter Training Program in August of 2005. I have been an interpreter for […]

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RID Member Story: Marsha Gunderson

Marsha Gunderson, Ed:K-12

How long have you been a member of RID?
I believe since 2006.

How did you become interested in the field of interpreting?
I’m a sibling of a deaf adult (SODA), and growing up I went to the South Dakota School for the Deaf at least once a week to transport my older brother to and […]

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RID Member Story: Juliann Wasisco

Juliann Wasisco

What is your membership category/certifications?
Associate soon to be certified CDI!  I am also the chair of the Deaf Caucus Member Section.

How long have you been a member of RID?
Fiscal Year 2009-2010 will be my 4th year

How did you become interested in the field of interpreting?
CDI first, but I have a sister who has been […]

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RID Member Story: Anne Leahy

Anne Leahy, CI and CT, NAD V

Where is your hometown?
I was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, and now live in Falls Church, VA.

How long have you been a member of RID?
1993

How did you become interested in the field of interpreting?
At the insistence of my roommates, I began casually taking ASL at […]

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